Family law glossary - I

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Implacable hostility       
The hostility shown by one parent to another in denying contact to a child which is irrational and cannot be justified.
 
Injunction         
A Court Order which either forbids or requires a party to do something.
 
Inter Partes Hearing      
A Court hearing ‘between the parties’. Interested parties will have been given adequate notice of the hearing and given a reasonable opportunity to attend and be heard.
 
Interim Order     
A Court Order made during proceedings which is not a final order.
 
Issue / Issuing  
The initiation of legal proceedings. A formal application is lodged at the court with the relevant fee. The Court stamps (seals) the document and the application can then be served on the respondent.

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