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Hayes and Williams' Family Law 5th ed


ISBN13: 9780198753087
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199682188
Published: July 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £37.99



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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 an online resource centre including:-

  • Multiple choice questions to test knowledge
  • A flashcard glossary of key terms
  • Further reading suggestions for each chapter

Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Introduction: The changing family and developing family law

Part 1: Adult Law
1: The formation of adult relationships
2: The dissolution of adult relationships
3: Protection from domestic violence and occupation of the family home
4: Money and property distribution on marriage breakdown
5: Property disputes of unmarried cohabitants on relationship breakdown

Part 2: Child Family Law
6: Financial support for children
7: A child's parents - parentage, parenthood and parental responsibility
8: Children's rights
9: Private law disputes and issues in children cases
10: Children needing services, care or protection
11: Adoption and special guardianship