domestic relations


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domestic relations

n. a polite name for the legal field of divorce, dissolution, annulment, child custody, child support and alimony. (See: divorce)

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On the whole we get on pretty smoothly in our domestic relations, except in the lower strata of the Military Classes.
Would you intrude on Master's domestic relations, in the first hour of his return?
I warned you of the results in the religious, the civil, and the domestic relation.
By the Domestic Relations Code of Kyrgyz Republic minimum marital age is 18 both for the girls and boys.
This casebook on domestic relations law examines cases in marriage and family, divorce, parent-child relationships, parenting, custody, and parental rights termination and adoption in the US, and addresses the continuing interaction between federal and state law.
Lawmakers who elect judges for Virginia circuit, general district and juvenile and domestic relations courts say they approach many older lawyers who say they cant make it work to give up a successful law practice to enter the state retirement system.
The agreement did not define the term earning, and there is no definition of earning in New York State Domestic Relations Law.
Darwin Martinez Torres, of Sterling, was arraigned in Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court and ordered held without bail pending a July 19 court appearance.
Prior to that, he served as a probation officer in Mecklenburg's then newly created juvenile and domestic relations court.
Before that, he served as a probation officer in Mecklenburg's Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Nelson, (190) the 1972 summary disposition whose precedential value was extensively debated in the lead-up to Obergefell, (191) was arguably "based upon the domestic relations exception.

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