Family Law Handbook 2012

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-07-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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TheFamily Law Handbooktakes a highly practical approach to the essential law and procedure at the heart of family law. Providing a comprehensive guide to the key aspects of family law, the handbook focuses on relationship breakdown, money and property, children and domestic abuse. Features include: - Short chapters to focus student learning - Chapter introductions and summaries - Flow charts - Self test questions - Case studies - Realistic scenarios, practical applications and examples. Online Resource Centre Student Resources These include podcasts, case study documentation, updates to the text, and links to useful sites. Lecturer Resources Resources for lecturers include answers to the self-test questions which appear in the book, and a test bank of nearly 100 questions with feedback.

Table of Contents

Family law practice and the first interview
Public funding
Alternative dispute resolution in family law
Relationship breakdown
Judicial separation and nullity
Defences to divorce
Divorce procedure
Civil partnership act 2004
Dissolution of a civil partnership
Marriage and divorce in a multi-cultural society
Money and property
Ancillary relief
Orders available in ancillary relief
Pre-marital agreements
Ancillary relief procedure
Variation, collection, and enforcement of ancillary relief orders
Protecting assets and the family home in ancillary relief proceedings
Separation and maintenance agreements
Child support
Pensions in ancillary relief
Taxation in family law
Welfare benefits
Cohabitation and finance
Introduction to the children act 1989
Parental responsibility
Private children law
Private children law and procedure
Child abduction
Children in local authority care
Emergency protection of children
Public children procedure
Case conferences
Domestic Abuse
Protection under the family law act 1996: non-molestation orders
Protection under the family law act 1996: occupation orders
Protection under the family law Act 1996: emergency protection and enforcement
Protection under the family law Act 1996: procedure
Protection from harrassment
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