Family law

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This article is about the legal concept. For the television drama, see Family Law (TV series). For the 2006 film, see Family Law (film).

Family law is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations, including:

This list is not exhaustive and varies depending on jurisdiction. In many jurisdictions in the United States, the family courts see the most crowded dockets. Litigants representative of all social and economic classes are parties within the system.

For the conflict of laws elements dealing with transnational and interstate issues, see marriage (conflict), divorce (conflict) and nullity (conflict).

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