custody case


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a legal action to determine custody (usually of children following a divorce)

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Mimi reveals that although Stevie desperately wants to the custody of their daughter Eva, but he can't due to other custody cases he is battling.
The HC said in a child custody case, all other considerations must yield to the question of the welfare of the minor.
It is understood the mother is now planning to appeal against the custody case.
ISLAMABAD, June 8 -- The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Inspectors General (IGs) of Sindh and Punjab police to take personal interest in the custody case of the two minor girls of fashion model, Sofia Mirza.
In 2000, Leving helped reunite Elian Gonzalez with his father in Cuba in what is probably the most celebrated child custody case in recent history.
The development comes after Dubai authorities promised on Thursday to review the custody case and a deportation order against her.
In any child custody case, fallible human beings are vested with the power to pry into people's private lives and make decisions that will affect them in an intensely personal and sometimes devastating way.
Carbo, a certified family mediator, was invited to appear on the program to help settle a bitterly fought custody case involving alternative lifestyles.
Erika is 14 and smack in the middle of a custody case between her parents.
HOUSTON -- Sexual abuse allegations in a child custody case are not always true, and even professionals who work with these children can have trouble distinguishing fact from fantasy in the children's stories, Joseph Kenan, M.
I often use this example--and I haven't seen anybody publish it yet--if you had a child custody case in which the parents appeared otherwise equally able to parent the child but one was a Christian or a Jewish person and the other was a Satanist, who do you give the child to?
The black couple, who did not succeed with further IVF procedures, launched a custody case for their biological son.
Having realised the full horror of the Holocaust and being troubled by the order's involvement in a sensational French custody case which resulted in the "forced conversion" of two Jewish war orphans, Sister Kay came to see her community's attitude as 'unhealthy'.
7] Imagine a case in which the evaluator holds strong views that children never lie about sexual abuse and the impact that such an unfounded bias could have on a custody case involving child sexual abuse allegations.
But the ruling of Highland Council social worker Mrs Dempster, who was asked to provide reports for a custody case involving two local children, has enraged locals.