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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Hayes and Williams' Family Law 5th ed isbn 9780198753087

Hayes and Williams' Family Law 4th ed


ISBN13: 9780199682188
New Edition ISBN: 9780198753087
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199282364
Published: July 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Fully updated by Stephen Gilmore and Lisa Glennon, the 4th edition of Hayes and Williams' Family Law provides comprehensive, critical and case-focussed discussion of the key legislation and debates affecting adults and children.

The book takes a critical approach to the subject and includes 'talking points' throughout each chapter which highlight areas of debate or controversy and help students develop their own ideas and anaylsis of the law. Review 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.

Cases are at the heart of family law and this textbook offers unrivalled case detail, with comprehensive summaries of key cases throughout the text to ensure students understand the development of family law legislation through the courts. Further case discussion is fully incorporated throughout the text to demonstrate complex points of law and offer a useful starting point for further research and debate.

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.

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