Family Court Reflection

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In this assignment I will be talking about my experiences of going to family court and how it tides into chapter five. Family Court is the process that ensures that a single judge will hear all cases that involve members of the same family. I am actually glad that I was able to witness an initial family court case hearing. The family court case hearing allowed me to be more knowledgeable about the whole process that goes on in the courtroom. I learned that when a judge decides to assign a family to Family Court, a group of community agencies can be accumulated to support the family. The family treatment team will meet with the family, to develop a plan that is intended to help the whole family use community resources for their advantage. It…show more content…
Basically there were two parents trying to get custody over there three year old son. The father of the son initially had brought the mother to court because he stated he felt like he could endure his son needs and she couldn’t. Therefore the mother on the other side didn’t have a layer she was defending for herself. She was very distraught because she just couldn’t understand why her child might be taken away from her with the exception of every other weekend. However in this case the dad ended up winning custody over his son because the judge decided that she was unfit because she currently didn’t have a job and she had moved to another part of North Carolina with the son and basically trying to take the dad out of son’s…show more content…
The couple had only been married for a year and they were unhappy because the husband expect more out of wife and he said she wasn’t who he thought. So he was filing for divorce on her, the process with this case was the judge told the ex-couple that the must come back to court after a year of separation. The process was little different from the child custody case. Also the judge stated that after a year of separation then they could move forward in the process of filing for divorce. The thing about filing can take up to a couple of years especially if you have kids, property and estates involved. In this case they didn’t have all of that so their process might be a little
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