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Published: 08 March 2018

704 Pages


ISBN: 9780198749653

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Family Law

Edited by Ruth Lamont

  • Unique, multi-contributor, textbook brings together experts on each distinct aspect of family law to provide a superbly focused and accurate guide to the subject
  • Written by a team of highly experienced teachers of family law, who have used their knowledge of what students find most challenging to craft an exceptionally accessible and supportive book
  • Crucial debates central to each topic are highlighted at the outset of each chapter, and the authors discuss their perspective in boxed features, thereby helping students learn to critically assess the law and its limitations, successes, and failings
  • Socio-legal context that underpins the law is heavily emphasised throughout each chapter, in order to ensure that students fully understand how and why the law has developed in the way that it has
  • Two detailed chapters on the division of property following relationship breakdown lead students exceptionally methodically and carefully through this complex area
  • A chapter on family law in practice gives students invaluable context on the challenges of practising the law in modern Britain
  • Accompanied by online resources that include short, punchy video pieces from the contributors on the key issues in their specialist areas

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