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Published: 26 May 2011

366 Pages


ISBN: 9780199589067

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Family Law

Fourth Edition

Edited by Geoffrey Shannon

Law Society of Ireland Manuals

  • This manual provides an authoritative account of Irish family law legislation and procedure, and is the core text for the Law Society of Ireland's Family Law Professional Practice Course
  • Written by Ireland's expert in child law and the country's representative on the Commission on European Family Law, the book offers clear and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of current family law practice in Ireland
  • The manual deals with a number of key issues such as divorce legislation, separation agreements and the law relating to children, and will be an essential reference for students and practitioners alike
  • The fourth edition has been fully updated to include all recent developments in family law, particularly in the light of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitees Act 2010
  • Family Law is part of the successful Law Society of Ireland Manuals series which provides a unique guide to the law, practice and procedure in Ireland

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated to record recent legislative changes introduced by the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitees Act 2010
  • Contains revised coverage of separation agreements, judicial separation, divorce and ancillary orders, and child law
  • Features a more comprehensive, up to date chapter on the non-marital family
  • Fully revised to reflect developments in solicitors' anti-money laundering obligations

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