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Entries Categorized: Family law (38)

 

 

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Affiliation Order

Definition of Affiliation Order In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Affiliation Order : Formerly, an order of a magistrates' court against a man alleged to be the father of an illegitimate child, obliging him to make payments towards the upkeep of the [...]

Categories: A, Family law, and su1. Tags: AF, Family Law, and Short Read.



Battered Child

Definition of Battered Child In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Battered Child : A child subjected to physical violence or abuse by a parent, step- parent, or any other person with whom he is living. A battered child may be protected if the other parent [...]

Categories: B, Family law, and su1. Tags: BA, Family Law, and Short Read.



Child

Definition of Child In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Child : 1. A young perso There is no definitive definition of a child: the term has been used for persons under the age of 14, under the age of 16, and sometimes under the age of 18 (an *infant). Each [...]

Categories: C, Family law, and su1. Tags: CH, Children, and Family Law.



Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

Definition of Children And Family Court Advisory And Support Service In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Children And Family Court Advisory And Support Service : (CAFCASS, Cafcass) An amalgamation of three former services, the Guardian ad Litem Service, [...]

Categories: C, Family law, and su1. Tags: CH, Children, Families, Family Law, and Short Read.



Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes

The Constitution of the Court The new court (see history of divorce in Britain and the Act of 1857 and its modification), termed “The Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes,” was constituted by the lord chancellor, the chiefs and the senior puisne judges of the three courts of common law, [...]

Categories: C, Family law, Northern Ireland, and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, Divorce, and Featured.



Custody

Definition of Custody In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Custody : 1. Imprisonment or confinement. The current policy behind the use of custody was established in the Criminal Justice Act 1991 and has been consolidated by the Powers of Criminal Courts [...]

Categories: C, Family law, and su1. Tags: CU, Family Law, Legal Practice Terms, and Scotland.



Divorce

Definition of Divorce In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Divorce : The legal termination of a marriage and the obligations created by marriage, other than by a decree of nullity or presumption of death. The present law on divorce dates from 1969. [...]

Categories: D, Family law, and su1. Tags: DI.



Family

Definition of Family In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Family : A group of people connected by a close relationship. For legal purposes a family is usually limited to relationships by blood, marriage, or adoption, although sometimes (e.g. for social [...]

Categories: F, Family law, and su1. Tags: FA, Families, Family, Family Law, and Short Read.



Family Benefits

Resources See Also Further Reading Family Benefits in the Encyclopedia of Britain Family Benefits in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Family Benefits in the Halsbury's Laws of England Family Benefits in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Family Benefits in [...]

Categories: F, Family law, and su1. Tags: FA, Families, Family Law, and Short Read.



Family Children

Resources See Also Further Reading Family Children in the Encyclopedia of Britain Family Children in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Family Children in the Halsbury's Laws of England Family Children in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Family Children in [...]

Categories: F, Family law, and su1. Tags: FA, Families, Family Law, and Short Read.



Family Court

The single Family Court was launched on 22 April 2014 and brought judges and magistrates together in a single jurisdiction for the first time. There are dedicated points of entry for applications, a single and consistent allocation process and unified administration teams. The single [...]

Categories: Family law and su1. Tags: Courts, Family Jurisdiction, and Short Read.



Family Law System

Resources See Also Further Reading Family Law System in the Encyclopedia of Britain Family Law System in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Family Law System in the Halsbury's Laws of England Family Law System in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Family Law [...]

Categories: F, Family law, and su1. Tags: FA, Families, Family Law, and Short Read.



Jacitation

History Jacitation (from Lat. jactitare, to throw out publicly), in English law, the maliciously boasting or giving out by one party that he or she is married to the other. In such a case, in order to prevent the common reputation of their marriage that might ensue, the procedure is by suit [...]

Categories: Family law and su1. Tags: Divorce and Marriage.



Marriage

(formerly bannes, from A.S. gebann, proclamation, Fr. ban, Med. Lat. bannum), the public legal notice of an impending marriage. The church in earliest days was forewarned of marriages (Tertullian, Ad Uxorem, De Pudicitia, c. 4). The first canonical enactment on the subject in the English church [...]

Categories: Family law, M, and su1. Tags: MA.



Separation

History of Separation (Family Law) Summary Proceedings for Separation The legislature has sought to extend the relief afforded by the courts in matrimonial causes by a procedure fairly to be considered within the reach of all classes. In 1895 an act was passed which re-enacted in an [...]

Categories: Family law and su1. Tags: Divorce and Family Law.



UK Milestone Cases

List of UK Milestone Cases Tort Law Milestone Cases Tax Law Milestone Cases Property Law Milestone Cases Northern Ireland Legal System Milestone Cases Northern Ireland Land Law Milestone Cases Immigration and Asylum Law Milestone Cases Human Rights (ECHR) Milestone Cases Family Law [...]

Categories: Cases, Criminal law, Employment law, Estate Planning, Family law, Labour law, Northern Ireland, Property law, Real Property law, su1, Tax Law, Tort, and U. Tags: Courts and UK.



Youth Courts

Youth Courts in North Ireland Youth Courts are specially constituted courts of summary jurisdiction composed of a District Judge (Magistrates' Courts) and two Lay Magistrates (of whom at least one must be a woman) which deal with criminal matters in relation to children.

Categories: Family law, su1, and Y. Tags: North Ireland.