custody case


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Noun1.custody case - a legal action to determine custody (usually of children following a divorce)
action at law, legal action, action - a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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'According to our contacts, agents in America, Andray has a court hearing for the custody case of his child,' said head coach Yeng Guiao in Filipino after Gilas' Thursday practice at Meralco Gym.
SHEIKHUPURA -- The Muridke Saddar police on Tuesday registered a case against three policemen in a death in custody case.
The lawyers from the police officer's side went on hurling verbal abuses Waseem Ijaz, a surety or guarantor from Canadian mother Mirjam Aberras in the kids' custody case. They gave no importance to the repeated warnings from the AD and SJ.
Summary: Child and Women Protection Department assists mother embroiled in custody case
Rehman told the court that DIG Dogar, who is currently fighting a custody case of his children against his ex-wife, asked him for a favour.
Rehman informed the court that DIG Dogar, who is currently fighting a custody case of his children against his ex-wife, asked him for a favor and adding that police officer wants to put the names of his former wife and children on the Exit Control List (ECL).
The mother had moved to court to stop the child custody case that had been filed at the Kadhis court by her ex-husband.
"Azarenka returned from maternity leave in the middle of last year but skipped the US Open after a Los Angeles judge presiding in a custody case over her son Leo ruled she could not leave California until the matter had been settled.She had been in doubt for Melbourne Park after pulling out of last week's Auckland Classic.
The 28-year-old had also skipped this year's US Open in August after a Los Angeles judge, who is presiding in a custody case over her 10-month old son Leo, had ruled that the child must stay in California until his future is being decided.
She added she fears "a woman doesn't stand a chance" in a custody case in Pakistan.
The romance flourishes when the pair embark on a roadtrip from New York to Chicago before reality intrudes, with Carol's embittered husband launching a spiteful custody case.