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Family Law
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FAMILY LAW

PAPERBACK BY HERRING, JONATHAN

£38.99

ISBN
9781292251165
IMPRINT
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
 
 
EDITION
9TH NEW EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
936 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JUL 2019

DESCRIPTION

This best-selling textbook is loved by students and lecturers alike. Offering exceptional coverage of all key family law principles, this book also explores the theories, debates and ethical dilemmas which underpin the subject ensuring you have the knowledge required to critique the existing law and evaluate reform options. Family Law provides you with an exceptional grounding in this fascinating, and often controversial, subject ensuring you get the most from your textbook by equipping you with: a strong understanding of the wealth of legal principles at play in this dynamic subject area that you are likely to encounter on your course an in-depth appreciation of the wider social, economic and political tensions which surround family life enabling you to critique the existing law and evaluate proposed reforms a wide range of carefully selected summaries of key cases and extracts from important legislative provisions to highlight clearly the primary source material which forms the bedrock of the subject a variety of interesting, and often surprising, key statistics relating to each topic to illustrate the practical effects of the laws you are studying on society stimulating debates on particularly controversial, sensitive or topical legal dilemmas encouraging you to draw on your critical analysis skills to form your own opinions and evaluate the arguments posed on each side of the debate invaluable further reading references to provide a springboard for further study New to this Edition Important developments in the case law on the welfare principle New guidance on non-marriages Recent cases on financial provision Consideration of pre-nuptial agreements Examination of the law on parental responsibility Detailed discussion of domestic abuse

CONTENTS

Brief Contents Preface Acknowledgements Table of cases Table of statutes 1 What is family law? 2 Family justice 3 Marriage, civil partnership and cohabitation 4 Divorce 5 Family property 6 Property on separation 7 Domestic abuse 8 Who is a parent? 9 Parents' and children's rights 10 Private disputes over children 11 Child protection 12 Families and older people Bibliography and further reading Index