Chapter 12 Terms

  1. Married women's property acts
    statutes removing or most of legal disabilities
  2. battered woman syndrome
    psychological helplessness becuz of a womans financial dependence
  3. postnuptial agreement
    an agreement between prospective spouses made in contemplation of marriage
  4. injunction
    a court order requiring a person to do or to refrain from doing a particular thing
  5. ex parte
    with only one party
  6. paternity proceeding
    a formal process to determine whether a particular man is the biological father
  7. guardian ad litem
    a special guardian
  8. personal jurisdiction
    the power of a court to render a decision that binds the individual defendant
  9. DNA testing
    genetic testing
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Chapter 12 Terms
Family Law