Family Law 2017

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Oxford University Press, Jan 22, 2017 - Domestic relations - 472 pages
Covers all family law topics taught on the LPC, including both adult and child law, making it suitable for a wide range of modules. Also suitable for legal apprentices or students enrolled on other vocational courses. Provides focused, clearly written chapters which include summaries and self-test questions to help reinforce student learning. Features case studies, examples, and sample documents to clarify abstract areas and demonstrate how family law works in practice, preparing students for common situations they may face in their future careers. Accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre, which includes thorough supporting material for all the cases in the book (including fully worked sample documentation), author podcasts, answers to self-test questions, and a testbank of ready-made questions for lecturers. New to this Edition: updates to the domestic violence gateway relating to the changes introduced by The Civil Legal Aid (Procedure) (Amendment) Regulation 2016 No. 516; discussion of the No Fault Divorce Bill 2015-2016; preliminary considerations of the potential effects of the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union; coverage of the Family Justice Council's Guidance on 'Financial Needs' on Divorce; coverage of Gohil v Gohil [2015] and Sharland v Sharland [2015] in relation to financial orders and failure of disclosure; discussion of the Court of Appeal's ruling in Re C (Internal Relocation) [2015] in relation to child welfare in relocation cases; updates to Child Protection Conferences.
 

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Contents

Part 1 INTRODUCTION
1
Part 2 RELATIONSHIP BREAKDOWN
37
Part 3 MONEY AND PROPERTY
87
Part 4 COHABITATION
213
Part 5 CHILDREN
229
Part 6 DOMESTIC ABUSE
373
INDEX
425
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About the author (2017)


Jane Sendall, Non-practising solicitor, District Judge

Jane Sendall is a non-practising solicitor and sits as a District Judge. She was previously a teaching fellow at University of York and has extensive experience of teaching family law to LPC students.

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