A Practical Approach to Family Law (A Practical Approach 10th Revised edition)

A Practical Approach to Family Law (A Practical Approach 10th Revised edition)

By: Liam Gribbin (author), Tina Bond (author), Penelope Grewcock (author), Jane Bridge (author), Jill M. Black (author), Madeleine Reardon (author)Paperback

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Family Law practice has undergone a period of rapid and significant change with the removal of legal aid funding and the establishment of the single Family Court in particular represent major adjustment for those working in the field. A Practical Approach to Family Law provides a clear picture of the law and practice relating to family proceedings in the family court, county courts, and the High Court. Its breadth of coverage and accessible style has made it an essential resource for students and practitioners alike. In an area which continues to evolve this text is a trusted and reliable resource for busy practitioners. It's clear and accessible style make it an ideal tool for both students on LPC and ILEX courses and those in practice. Providing practical advice on the application of legal principles alongside helpful summaries the text gives a detailed overview of a broad range of family law issues. Written by a respected and authoritative team, the tenth edition of A Practical Approach to Family Law has been fully updated to take account of recent developments including the changes to legal aid for family cases and the introduction of the single family court; new rules on the instruction of experts; new approach to care proceedings and court-enforced timetable to avoid delay; and the replacement of residence and contact orders with child arrangements orders. There is also increased coverage of adoption alongside key material on mediation, child support and welfare benefits. 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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The Right Honorable Lady Justice Jill Black DBE is a Lady Justice of Appeal Jane Bridge is a barrister and family mediator Tina Bond is a solicitor at Evans & Co, Co Durham, and Senior Lecturer at the University of Northumbria Liam Gribbin is a barrister at Plymouth City Council Madeleine Reardon is a barrister at 1 King's Bench Walk Penelope Grewcock is a barrister at Fenners Chambers


PART I - FAMILY LAW PRACTICE ; 1. Family Law Practice - Setting The Scene, The First Interview And Next Steps ; 2. Public Funding For Family Proceedings ; 3. Family Mediation And Collaborative Law ; 4. The Family Court ; PART II - FAMILY LIFE ; 5. The Ground For Divorce And The Five Facts ; 6. Bar On Presentation Of Divorce Petitions Within One Year Of Marriage ; 7. Jurisdiction In Divorce, Nullity, Judicial Separation And Proceedings To Dissolve A Civil Partnership ; 8. Drafting A Divorce Petition ; 9. Undefended Divorce: Procedure For Obtaining The Decree ; 10. Amended, Supplemental And New Petitions ; 11. Defended Divorces ; 12. Protection Of Respondents In Separation Cases: Sections 5 And 10, Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 ; 13. Judicial Separation ; 14. Cohabitants ; 15. Civil Partnership Act 2004 ; 16. Nullity ; 17. Gender Recognition Act 2004 ; PART III - CHILDREN ; 18. The Children Act 1989: General Principles, Parental Responsibility Orders In Family Proceedings, Section 8 Orders, Guardianship and Special Guardianship Orders, and Financial Provision And Property Adjustment For Children ; 19. Procedure For Orders Under The Children Act 1989 ; 20. Preventing The Removal Of A Child From The Jurisdiction And Tracing A Lost Child ; 21. Children in Local Authority Care ; 22. Emergency Protection Of Children ; PART IV - MONEY AND PROPERTY ; 23. The Home: Preventing Sale Or Mortgage ; 24. Keeping Up With The Mortgage Or Rent ; 25. Welfare Benefits ; 26. The Question Of Wills ; 27. Neglecting to Maintian the Family, Section 27 Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 ; 28. Nuptial Agreements: Separation, Post and Pre-Nuptial ; 29. Financial Orders Available ; 30. Procedure For An Application For A Financial Remedy ; 31. Factors To Be Considered In An Application For A Financial Remedy ; 32. Preventing And Setting Aside Depositions Under Section 37, Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 ; 33. Collection And Enforcement Of Financial Orders ; 34. Variation Of Financial Orders ; 35. Child Support ; PART V ; 36. Occupation Orders ; 37. Non-molestation Orders ; 38. Forced Marriage Protection Orders

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/04/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780198737605
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 532
  • ID: 9780198737605
  • weight: 904
  • ISBN10: 0198737602
  • edition: 10th Revised edition

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