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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JHANG -- A Shorkot city police team allegedly trespassed on a house and thrashed a girl in an infant custody case on Wednesday night.
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.
It is pertinent to mention here that an anti-terror court had accepted Imran Khan's bail plea in SSP Junejo attack case, attack on parliament case, attack on PTV case and forcefully freeing workers from police custody case.
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.
Neither did the actress hold back from speaking about an upcoming hearing for the custody case.
Earlier this month, Pitt and Jolie released a joint statement saying they will tackle their children's custody case privately.
However, they added that no mother has so far raised the heavy-smoking argument in any custody case.
She added she fears "a woman doesn't stand a chance" in a custody case in Pakistan.
The voluntary absence of a father before a court hearing a child custody case would be in favor of the mother," a judicial source said.
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.
Just to make things interesting, Grisham has got his latest hero grappling with a no-holds-barred custody case with his lawyer ex-wife at the same time as he dodges death threats and car bombs from dissatisfied clients.