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family

Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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Cissie, 95, fromCaerphilly, is already the proud grandmother of three and great-grandmother of nine.
Fortunately for readers, however, q was able to suspend judgement and delve deep into the past of her great-grandmother, as well as the lives of the three matriarchs who came before her.
The great-grandmother, from Cheylesmore, was shopping in Card Party in Cross Cheaping on Monday when the thief struck.
A GREAT-GRANDMOTHER who decided to try skydiving for the first time aged 89 has described the jump as "a chance of a lifetime".
ALLERTON Joan On July 10, 2015, peacefully at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, aged 99 years, of Oak Alyn Care Home, Cefn y Bedd and formerly of Heol y Bryn, Rhiwbina, Cardiff; beloved wife of the late Leslie Allerton, loving mother of Suzanne and Rod and mother-in-law of Clive and Hazel, dear grandmother of Owen, David and Rachel and great-grandmother of Noah.
The Cobalt lost all power and Trenton's great-grandmother could not avoid a car that had drifted into her lane.
He also struck down the mitochrondrial DNA proof, saying that if it didn't change over time, descendants in the female line from Richard's maternal grandmother, great-grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother could then share the same characteristics.
Sarah, who lives in Erdington, writes: "The pictures feature my parents, grandparents and my great-grandmother and her son, my great-uncle.
Some of her grandchildren's top treats including Lovely Lemon Sherbert Cakes are featured in Sherrie's debut cookbook Nana's Kitchen featuring more than 100 family recipes - many tried and perfected by her own grandmother and great-grandmother.
But the glamour of his great-grandmother who's thought to have been a bareback rider doesn't alter the tragic and equally extraordinary fate of the husband and daughter she left behind.
This collection of short stories and poems presents a childhood in Appalachia surrounded by kin, from carefree preschool days spent with a great-grandmother with one leg to a dark day with a friend who whispers the ugly secret of child abuse.
JUDGES have shown leniency to a Brighouse teenager who attacked his own great-grandmother.