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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Family Provision in Australia 5th ed isbn 9780409345339

Family Provision in Australia 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9780409327465
New Edition ISBN: 9780409345339
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780409323948
Published: July 2012
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

It is difficult to imagine a body of law more sensitive to changes in our society than the law of family provision. This highly anticipated Fourth Edition of Family Provision in Australia has been completely updated. It includes new sections on public policy, pre-nuptial agreements, mediation in New South Wales and Queensland, applicants with a criminal record and the calculation of lump sums. The sections on factors warranting in New South Wales, costs in a failed application, the effect of estrangement on orders, and orders after a distribution, have been heavily revised.

De Groot and Nickel's text has long been regarded as the keystone text in this area of law. It contains a comprehensive analysis of the general principles involved in family provision claims, analysis of cases so as to give a guide to probable orders, as well as useful case tables summarising judicial decisions. Family Provision in Australia is an essential text for anyone practising in this area of law.

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Other Jurisdictions , Australia
1. Historical Background
2. Approach to Claims Generally
3. Approach to Particular Circumstances
4. Particular Applicants
5. Time Limits
6. Duties of the Personal Representative
7. Miscellaneous Considerations
8. Orders
9. Appeals
10. Costs
11. Procedure
Appendix I Forms and Precedents
Appendix II Family Provision Application Checklist
Appendix III Family Provision Legislation.