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Bromley's Family Law 11th ed

ISBN13: 9780199580408
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780406959515
Published: January 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £41.99

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Relied on by generations of students and practitioners alike, Bromley's Family Law remains the definitive guide to the subject. Updated by experts in the area, Nigel Lowe and Gillian Douglas provide an accurate, detailed yet highly readable account of family law.

The text presents a broad and comprehensive treatment of the key issues relating to adult and child law in a clear and distilled manner. Regular headings break up the text and allow easy navigation and quick reference for both students new to the subject and those in practice.

The new edition has been fully edited and updated to take account of the latest case law and legislation, while also reflecting new debates and emerging issues in the area. Particular attention is also paid to the increasingly significant international dimension of family law, with a new chapter on this area added to the 11th edition.

Family Law
1. Introduction
2. Formation of marriage and civil partnerships
3. Nullity
4. The personal and property consequences of adult partnerships
5. The family home
6. Domestic violence and abuse
7. Divorce and dissolution
8. Parents and guardians
9. The legal position of children
10. What is parental responsibility?
11. Who has parental responsibility?
12. The welfare principle
13. The voice of the child
14. Part II powers
15. Local authority powers
16. Investigation and short-term protection
17. Care and supervision proceedings
18. Children looked after by local authorities
19. Adoption
20. Inherent powers
21. Financial obligations to members of the family
22. Financial remedies on divorce, dissolution, nullity and separation
23. Financial remedies: principles and assessment
24. Cohabitation
25. Inheritance and intestacy
26. International families