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Synonyms for adoption

a ready taking up of something

Synonyms for adoption

the act of accepting with approval

a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood

the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source

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Named a Rising Star for the first time in 2015, Salzer focuses his practice on a variety of family law matters, including alimony and spousal support, divorce, equitable distribution, marital agreements, child support, child custody and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
section] 75-1 (regarding military service by parents and the effect on child custody orders took effect on 24 March 2009).
Clinician's Guide to Child Custody Evaluations addresses the entire custody evaluation process from beginning to end.
Douglas Johnson, Federal Legislative Director for National Right to Life, outlined the Child Custody Protection Act's legislative history.
The journal includes news on the latest developments in child custody legislation and regulation and coverage of both practical and theoretical issues, including access and visitation, parenting and co-parenting, assessment and interviewing, alienation and estrangement, mediation, expert witness testimony, ethics principles and challenges, forensic versus clinical roles, child-centered evaluations, high-conflict cases, domestic violence cases, substance abuse cases, and move-away cases.
As noted by Toronto Star journalist Lynda Hurst no known Christian church has made use of Ontario's 1991 Arbitration Act to settle marital breakdowns or child custody disputes.
The report points out that t was often unclear if CAS should intervene or leave the matters to private child custody hearings.
Assemblyman Paul Koretz, D-West Hollywood, who supports gay marriage, said he has seen too many gay couples go without the basic rights afforded to heterosexual couples, such as hospital visitations, inheritance and child custody.
It can arise in many different ways but one of the areas where this comes up most frequently is in making child custody decisions.
The Republican candidate to be United States senator from Illinois was forced to withdraw when Tribune reporters persuaded a judge to unseal records of a child custody proceeding which showed that his wife had accused him of taking her to sex clubs and trying to persuade her to engage in sexual activities with other patrons watching.
Family law judges deciding child custody cases are often faced with difficult choices.
22 to protest a religiously based ruling issued by Chief Justice Roy Moore in a legal dispute over child custody.
Mrs James was involved in divorce proceedings and the drugs find was designed to have her arrested and discredited in child custody proceedings, he said.
The two sides of a child custody case that originated in Vancouver will appear in Canada's court of last resort on Feb.
In a recent vote in the House on the confusingly named Child Custody Protection Act, progressive Democrats joined Republicans to pass a bill that would make it a crime to help a young woman cross state lines to get an abortion without her parents' permission, if her home state requires parental consent.
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