Divorce Terms – H

Aug 8, 2012 by


HABITUAL RESIDENCE – Where a person resides permanently for legal purposes.

HARDSHIP – The lack of ability for a parent to provide support for their child because of financial strain.

HEALTH INSURANCE ORDER – A court order in which the parent without custody of the children is to purchase dental and health insurance and put their children on the plan. 

HEARING – Any proceeding that takes place before the court in which testimony is presented and arguments are heard. 

HEARSAY – What a person claims they heard from someone else. Usually hearsay cannot be used as evidence in a trial.

HOSTILE WITNESS – A witness who shows prejudice during their testimony. 

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