Family law

2017-07-27T17:47:40+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Civil marriage, LGBT adoption, Leave of absence, Adultery, Cohabitation, Jewish views on marriage, Parental leave, Prenuptial agreement, Single parent, Child protection, Age of majority, Legitimacy (family law), Laws regarding incest, Conflict of divorce laws, Conflict of marriage laws, Fathers' rights movement, Co-respondent, Legal rights of women in history, Extrinsic fraud, Minors and abortion, Dower, Trafficking of children, Child-selling, Mature minor doctrine, Family court, Legitime, Aliment, Fetal rights, Paternity law, No-fault divorce, Elizabeth Morgan case flashcards Family law
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  • Civil marriage
    Civil marriage is a marriage performed, recorded, and recognized by a government official.
  • LGBT adoption
    LGBT adoption is the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons.
  • Leave of absence
    A leave of absence (LOA) is a period of time that one must be away from one's primary job, while maintaining the status of employee.
  • Adultery
    Adultery (anglicised from Latin adulterium) is extramarital sex that is considered objectionable on social, religious, moral or legal grounds.
  • Cohabitation
    Cohabitation is an arrangement where two people who are not married live together.
  • Jewish views on marriage
    In traditional Judaism, marriage is viewed as a contractual bond commanded by God in which a man and a woman come together to create a relationship in which God is directly involved.
  • Parental leave
    Parental leave or family leave is an employee benefit available in almost all countries.
  • Prenuptial agreement
    A prenuptial agreement, antenuptial agreement, or premarital agreement, commonly abbreviated to prenup or prenupt, is a contract entered into prior to marriage, civil union or any other agreement prior to the main agreement by the people intending to marry or contract with each other.
  • Single parent
    A single parent is an uncoupled individual who shoulders most or all of the day-to-day responsibilities for raising a child or children.
  • Child protection
    Child protection refers to the protection of children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect.
  • Age of majority
    The age of majority is the threshold of adulthood as recognized or declared in law.
  • Legitimacy (family law)
    Legitimacy, in Western common law, has traditionally referred to the status of a child born to parents who are legally married to each other; and of a child conceived before the parents obtain a legal divorce.
  • Laws regarding incest
    Laws regarding incest (i.e. sexual activity between family members or close relatives) vary considerably between jurisdictions, and depend on the type of sexual activity and the nature of the family relationship of the parties involved, as well as the age and sex of the parties.
  • Conflict of divorce laws
    In modern society, the role of marriage and its termination through divorce have become political issues.
  • Conflict of marriage laws
    Conflict of marriage laws is the conflict of laws regarding marriage in different jurisdictions.
  • Fathers' rights movement
    The fathers' rights movement is a movement whose members are primarily interested in issues related to family law, including child custody and child support that affect fathers and their children.
  • Co-respondent
    In English law, a co-respondent is, in general, a respondent to a petition, or other legal proceeding, along with another or others, or a person called upon to answer in some other way.
  • Legal rights of women in history
    The legal rights of women refers to the social and human rights of women.
  • Extrinsic fraud
    Extrinsic fraud is fraud that "induces one not to present a case in court or deprives one of the opportunity to be heard [or] is not involved in the actual issues .
  • Minors and abortion
    Many jurisdictions have laws applying to minors and abortion.
  • Dower
    Dower is a provision accorded by law, but traditionally by a husband or his family, to a wife for her support in the event that she should survive her husband (i.e., become a widow).
  • Trafficking of children
    Trafficking of children is a form of human trafficking and is defined as the "recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, and/or receipt" of a child for the purpose of exploitation.
  • Child-selling
    Child-selling is the practice of selling children, usually by parents, close persons, or subsequent masters or custodians.
  • Mature minor doctrine
    The mature minor doctrine is an American term for the statutory, regulatory, or common law policy accepting that an unemancipated minor patient may possess the maturity to choose or reject a particular health care treatment, sometimes without the knowledge or agreement of parents, and should be permitted to do so.
  • Family court
    A family court is a court of Equity convened to decide matters and make orders in relation to family law, such as custody of children.
  • Legitime
    In Civil law and Roman law, the legitime (legitima portio), also known as a forced share or legal right share, of a decedent's estate is that portion of the estate from which he cannot disinherit his children, or his parents, without sufficient legal cause.
  • Aliment
    Aliment, in Scots law and in other civil systems, is the sum paid or allowance given in respect of the reciprocal obligation of parents and children, husband and wife, grandparents and grandchildren, to contribute to each other's maintenance.
  • Fetal rights
    Fetal rights are moral rights or legal rights of human fetuses under natural and civil law.
  • Paternity law
    Paternity law refers to the legal relationship between a father and his biological or adopted children and deals with the rights and obligations of both the father and the child to each other as well as to others.
  • No-fault divorce
    No-fault divorce is a divorce in which the dissolution of a marriage does not require a showing of wrongdoing by either party.
  • Elizabeth Morgan case
    The Elizabeth Morgan case was a series of local and international child custody trials in the USA and later in New Zealand between Jean Elizabeth Morgan (b. 1946) and Eric A.