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Family Law in Practice

Twelfth Edition

The City Law School

January 2018

ISBN: 9780198754749

376 pages
Paperback
292x206mm

In Stock

Bar Manuals

Price: £39.99

This manual examines the key areas of family law most likely to be encountered in practice. Adopting a highly pragmatic approach, this manual offers invaluable practical guidance on preparing for hearings, writing opinions and handling witnesses, preparing and encouraging students to develop and practise their legal skills in a family law context.

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This manual examines the key areas of family law most likely to be encountered in practice. Adopting a highly pragmatic approach, this manual offers invaluable practical guidance on preparing for hearings, writing opinions and handling witnesses, preparing and encouraging students to develop and practise their legal skills in a family law context.

  • Provides a detailed introduction to the key areas of family law encountered in practice, providing an excellent overview of the key legal principles and procedures specific to this evolving area of law
  • Includes a dedicated chapter focusing specifically on the role of mediation as a tool for resolving family law disputes
  • Adopts a highly practical approach to the subject, providing invaluable guidance on how to approach writing opinions, drafting documents, and handling witnesses to ensure that the junior practitioner is fully equipped with all of the essential legal skills required for successful practice

About the Author(s)

The City Law School

This manual is edited by Virginia Dunn, Barrister, Visiting Lecturer, The City Law School and Veronica Lachkovic, Barrister, Senior Lecturer, The City Law School

Table of Contents

    1:Introduction
    2:Domestic violence and occupation of the family home
    3:The divorce or dissolution process
    4:Financial provision - financial remedies: law and practice
    5:Financial provision - financial remedies: preparation and process
    6:Financial provision within marriage
    7:Financial provision for children
    8:Children - private law
    9:Children - public law: procedure and law
    10:Children - public law: preparation and practice
    11:Mediation in the context of the family
    12:Relevant principles of taxation
    13:Contempt and committal proceedings in family cases

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