The hostility shown by one parent to another in denying contact to a child which is irrational and cannot be justified.
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.
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.