Code of the District of Columbia

§ 19–115. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) “Domestic partner” shall have the same meaning as provided in § 32-701(3).

(2) “Domestic partnership” shall have the same meaning as provided in § 32-701(4).

(3) “Probate Court” means the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.


(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 566, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 148 (2)(A); Apr. 4, 2006, D.C. Law 16-79, § 5(j), 53 DCR 1035.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 19-115.

1973 Ed., § 19-115.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-79 rewrote section which had read as follows: “For purposes of this chapter ‘Probate Court’ means the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.”