|Habitual Residence|| |
Jurisdiction in which someone voluntarily lives for his work or education and where he conducts his family life.
|Hague Convention|| |
One of several international agreements.
|Hand Down|| |
To deliver the written version of a judgment at a later date.
Point at which a child passes from the care of one parent to that of the other.
The use of threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause a person alarm or distress.
Synonyms - Hurt, Damage, Impair
Ill-treatment or the impairment of health or development.
|Harvey Order|| |
Order for the allocation of the former matrimonial home whereby one party remains in residence and pays rent to the other.
|Heads of Agreement|| |
Written summary of an agreement – usually financial – reached through successful mediation, which can be worked up into a court order.
Court session conducted before a judge.
Statement which is not given in oral evidence, but which is nevertheless accepted as evidence.
For a court to make its final decision or ruling on an issue.
|Home Rights|| |
Right of a party to remain in a property during separation or divorce when it is owned by the other spouse or partner.