Hayes & Williams' Family Law provides comprehensive, critical, and case-focused discussion of the key legislation and debates affecting adults and children.
Cases are at the heart of family law and this textbook offers copious case detail, with comprehensive summaries throughout the text to ensure students understand the development of family law through the courts.
Alongside expert analysis and critique of the current law, the text also includes socio-legal perspectives to help students contextualize their understanding. Discussion questions at the end of each chapter allow students the opportunity to reflect and apply their knowledge and offer the ideal preparation for exams and assessments.
The text also includes a range of further features to support students studying the subject for the first time, including legislation extracts, contextual chapter introductions, and further reading advice, alongside a clear and engaging writing style.
The text is accompanied by the following free to access online resources:
* Multiple choice questions with feedback to test student understanding
* Updates on new cases and legislation
* A flashcard glossary of key terminology
* Further reading suggestions for each chapter
Stephen Gilmore is Professor of Family Law at King's College London and a Barrister at Lincoln's Inn. His research interests include parental responsibility, post-separation parenting, and children's rights. Lisa Glennon is an independent legal researcher, author, and former Lecturer in Law at Queen's University, Belfast.