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Biologically, a child (plural children) is a human being between the stages of birth and puberty, or between the developmental period of infancy and puberty. The legal definition of child generally refers to a minor, otherwise known as a person younger than the age of majority.Child may also describe a relationship with a parent (such as sons and daughters of any age) or, metaphorically, an authority figure, or signify group membership in a clan, tribe, or religion; it can also signify being strongly affected by a specific time, place, or circumstance, as in "a child of nature" or "a child of the Sixties".

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    WA Father never wanted child

    I'm recently pregnant with my ex's child. When he found out he tried to force me into an abortion and I decided against it, causing him to leave because "he wouldn't be forced into being a father". Two weeks later he has messaged me saying he misses me and wants this baby. I explained to him I...
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    VIC International Child Custody/Access/Order

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    QLD ICL Independent Child Lawyer Who Pays?

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    Application of S60CC & Child Abduction - Definition

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    VIC Child support and private school fees

    Hello, My partner has had a lot of issues with his ex in terms of withholding of the children, slanderous allegations and false IVOs and police reports since their break up. All fully investigated and found with nothing to answer to. His eldest child started high school at a private school this...
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    NSW Preparing for Child Dispute Conference

    Hey everyone I have preparing some documents, pics and videos as evidences to go to the Child Dispute Conference 1 July, but just received the email to change the Child Dispute Conference to telephone only. mean visual evidences are not really helping any more. I have read the Child Dispute...
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    Ex trying to violate child arrangement orders- what to do?

    Hello, all. I need help in regards to an existing family court order regarding my daughter who stays with my ex-wife. I have visiting rights by which I have to collect my daughter from school at 6pm on alternate fridays and drop at 6 on sunday. As my ex changed her address, now she is unwilling...
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    NSW Super Annuation and child support

    If I take $10,000 out of my super when I owe $20,000 in child support does my ex get the Money?
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