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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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If it is one that threatens the existence of the union such that it involves families A and B, the extended family may be involved.
These Extended Family mechanisms have become outdated and almost extinct due to the gradual breakdown of the Extended Family system.
"They were eventually made to accept placement of Jada in her extended family was the best option" Solicitor Nigel Priestley
* the family and extended family members of any person who has served in the armed forces of the United States of America and has not been dishonorably discharged or separated from such service; and
For more information about Extended Family and/or to make a donation so the 501(c)(3) organization can help other families like the Yablon's go to www.ExtendedFamily.org or contact Mark Carmer at 818-936-2614 or at
This paper analyzes the impact of the extended family responsibilities on the work lives of the women leaders within the contexts of the systems of social stratification prevalent in Zimbabwe.
The remainder of this introduction reviews the severely-distressed conditions faced by many African American families during the 1980s and 1990s, the historical tradition of extended family among African Americans, and the Crack Era as a defining historical event for many.
Shanghai Messenger is a book of poetry by Andrea Cheng and pictures by Ed Young describing an eleven-year-old girl's trip to visit her extended family in Shanghai, China.
"For the non-famous affluent," Johnson says, "chartering provides a chance to get the extended family together with an entire crew catering to each person's wishes."
Bob's Red Mill has added to their extended family of pancake and brownie mixes with their All Natural Egg Replacer.
Rowena's extended family is irate while Grant's half-sister Dallas does not care except for needing money to save her horse breeding ranch.

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