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Theoretically the law cannot be biased in accordance with gender, race, religion, ethnicity, social/economic status and so forth; in reality it depends upon the judge. In "perfect" courts a sitting judge would not allow personal experiences or prejudices to have a bearing on adjudication. In the majority of instances this holds true, but unfortunately there are those judges who abuse judicial power to further their personal agenda. Generally both persons in a dissolution of marriage procedure will receive equal consideration. Nevertheless, in many cases, at least one of the participants will believe the decision(s) rendered were biased.

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