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Glossary of Legal Definitions

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The following list of legal definitions taken from the California Court's website may be useful in your California Family Law case. For further definitions in other areas of law not covered here, please visit the California Court's website.

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Vacate The Default Judgment

Getting a default judgment removed or erased. (See also default judgment.)

Venue

The particular court in which an action may be brought.

Verification

An oral or written statement, usually made under oath, saying that something is true.

Violation

A breach of a right, duty, or law.

Visitation

A plan for how the parents will share time with their children. Also called time-share.


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