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Leave

To give or dispose of by will. Willful departure with intent to remain away. Permission or authorization to do something.

Leave of court is permission from the judge to take some action in a lawsuit that requires an absence or delay. An attorney might request a leave of court in order to file an amended Pleading, a formal declaration of a claim, or a defense.

Cross-references

Desertion.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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* Are leavers in the later group doing better or worse economically than the earlier leavers?
Andrew Stevens, CNet Training's CEO adds, "We are pleased to be able to offer our range of technical education programs to Forces Leavers to utilise their ELCs.
Mr Burnham said: "I want GM to act as the parents of all our care leavers - this guarantee is about our city-region's bespoke system offering the support, encouragement and opportunities care leavers need.
The latest figures show that four of the care leavers aged 18-25 were homeless or sofa surfing and six were in prison.
The report also identified the need for more gender-specific services to help female prison leavers and for additional processes to ensure 'revolving door' offenders get intensive support to help tackle their needs.
"However, despite their vulnerabilities, it's important to stress that care leavers can and do achieve as well as their peers.
The Children's Society, a charity which provides support for Britain's vulnerable children and young people initiated the nationwide call to exempt care leavers from council tax until they reach 25-years-old.
Its main areas are ensuring care leavers receive the services and opportunities they're entitled to, up to their 26th birthdays; enabling them to remain in positive care settings until ready to move on; prioritising relationship-based practice; and treating care leavers as a "protected group" in relation to policies.
On the question of corporal punishment in schools, 27% of the total sample of 2060 i.e 556, said they were in favour; of the 880 leavers in the sample 42% i.e.
Ms Millns' findings included: | Senior managers in children's services responding determinedly to the areas of improvement identified in relation to care leavers | A sound understanding among senior managers of the key priorities for improvement in services for care leavers | Manageable case loads and improved performance management, including data collection and quality auditing.
TUNIS, (TAP) - Prime Minister Habib Essid Chaired, Tuesday in Dhiafa Palace, Carthage, an inner Cabinet meeting which discussed a draft law on the "mandatory nature" of vocational training for school leavers.