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visitation

1. an official call or visit for the purpose of inspecting or examining an institution, esp such a visit made by a bishop to his diocese
2. a visiting of punishment or reward from heaven
3. an appearance or arrival of a supernatural being

Visitation

1. 
a. the visit made by the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth (Luke 1:39--56)
b. the Church festival commemorating this, held on July 2
2. a religious order of nuns, the Order of the Visitation, founded in 1610 by St Francis of Sales and dedicated to contemplation and the cultivation of humility, gentleness, and sisterly love
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Prisons can, for example, provide age-appropriate books and games in the visitation rooms and create a friendly atmosphere.
As for the visitation schedule for the Al Mafraq Juvenile Care Centre, Al Zaabi explained that the Day of Arafah and all of the days during Eid Al Adha have been allocated for all visitors to visit male and female juveniles from 8am to 6pm.
I have restored the visitations but for weekends only, especially now that there's Valentine's (Day)," the justice official said.
Kathleen Conway, who was on the leadership council of her congregation during the visitation.
61, as it authorizes a military parent to designate his or her grandparent the right to exercise timesharing, unless the civilian parent can show that the visitation is not in the best interest of the child.
45) The trial court denied the relocation petition stating that, among other reasons, the visitation schedule was insufficient to maintain the relationship between father and daughter.
33) The Family Nurturing Center of Jacksonville, The Visitation Center of CASA in St.
Whoever violates the visitation agreement without any excuse is endangering the child's mental and psychological health," he said.
An additional advantage of the proposal made in this article, then, is that it enables the preservation of parental exclusivity while recognizing the visitation rights of both parents and non-parents.
15) In addition, a battered woman's right against state interference in the management of her children has garnered little attention in the debate over the visitation rights of incarcerated fathers.
The court found that the Pennsylvania approach struck an appropriate balance by requiring courts reviewing these requests to (1) ensure that the visitation or partial custody will not interfere with the parent-child relationship, (2) determine that visitation or partial custody serves the child's best interests, (3) assess the strength of the prior relationship between the grandparent and grandchild, and (4) employ a presumption that favors the decision of a fit parent.
One mother, Terri, was successful in terminating parental rights after years of trying unsuccessfully to get the father to pay child support and to keep the visitation schedule that had been agreed upon.