court of equity definition

  • noun:
    • A court empowered to give you just fair relief, but not to create rulings on questions of legislation, nor to honor monetary problems.
    • See under Equity, and Chancery.
    • A court empowered to give only equitable relief, not to produce rulings on concerns of law, nor to award financial problems.
    • See under Equity, and Chancery.

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