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Published: 31 July 2021

992 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198806691

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Bromley's Family Law

Twelfth Edition

Nigel Lowe, Gillian Douglas, Emma Hitchings, and Rachel Taylor

  • Comprehensive scope and content coverage ensures the text is suitable for a wide range of courses and is the go-to reference guide for both students and practitioners
  • The authors continue Peter Bromley's legacy, providing a clear and accurate account of current family law practice while examining areas for development and debate
  • Detailed discussion is clearly distilled and broken down throughout each chapter to ensure students new to the subject are informed, not overwhelmed
  • Regular headings and chapter overviews are used to signpost discussion and ensure easy navigation, helping readers to quickly find what they need whether in class, court, or office
  • Pays particular attention to the international elements of child law, considering the cross-jurisdictional issues of the subject
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Re-organised and streamlined with family law students in mind; the first part of the book covers adult family law and the second child law
  • A new chapter on the Hague Convention on the Protection of Children 1996, as the now pre-eminent international instrument on juridisction, recognition, and enforcement
  • Provides an up-to-date critical discussion of the current legal position, proposals for reform, and current issues, including heterosexual civil partnerships, forced marriage protection orders, the Domestic Abuse Bill 2020, the Divorce, Dissolution, and Separation Act 2020, transgender parenthood, and radicalisation

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