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A Practical Approach to Family Law

Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom
Published: 16th Feb 2012
Dimensions: w 170mm h 246mm d 31mm
Weight: 974g
ISBN-10: 0199693137
ISBN-13: 9780199693139
Barcode No: 9780199693139
A Practical Approach to Family Law provides a clear picture of the law and practice relating to family proceedings in family proceedings courts, county courts, and the High Court. Its breadth of coverage and accessible style has made it an essential resource for students and practitioners alike. The ninth edition has been completely updated to take full account of recent developments, including the many significant changes brought about by the Family Procedure Rules 2010. The book also covers The Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007; changes to the Children Act, including enforcement of orders and risk assessment; new Practice Directions on domestic violence, media in court and McKenzie friends guidance; changes to ancillary relief since Miller and McFarlane; new material on pre-nuptial agreements; the replacement of the Child Support Agency; and changes to Legal Aid. Very much a practical guide, the book makes extensive use of examples and key documents to assist the busy practitioner and student. With additional advice on library, information, and professional development resources, A Practical Approach to Family Law provides real assistance in dealing with this dynamic area of law. The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource for those new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promotes clarity and ease of understanding.

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Review from previous edition Format changes in this edition make it easy to find your way around. Bold topic headings catch the eye, and the text underneath is set out in numbered bullet points, making it straightforward to follow. This book has been recommended for the Law Society final examinations and it is easy to see why. Students of family law today will find this book a model of clarity New Law Journal an excellent guide to community Legal Service Funding in family proceedings, divorce, nullity and judicial separation New Law Journal