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yes the case may get split. Are there any civil or family law rules for or against splitting a case into two counties/venues via a partial transfer?
The general public policy that favors judicial economy weighs against that. The law wants to preserve judicial time and resources. When you have two judges with two different issues, it can take double the preparation time.
Plus, you risk that that judges will issue inconsistent orders and it will be impossible to follow both.
On top of that, venue is usually only transferred if it was incorrect in the first place. So it's tough to argue that venue was appropriate for half the case but not the other half. I'm afraid I've never heard of a judge transferring venue for only part of a family case. It either goes or it stays where it is.