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Textbook Series: Cretney and Probert's Family Law 9th ed isbn 9780414035287

Textbook Series: Cretney and Probert's Family Law 8th ed


ISBN13: 9780414023284
New Edition ISBN: 9780414035287
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847035530
Published: August 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Cretney and Probert’s Family Law provides a clear and detailed account of this core area of law. As part of the Textbook Series, the work sets out a clear framework and seeks to explain the intricacies of the law as clearly as possible, without sacrificing the detail that is required for a proper understanding of the subject.

Cretney and Probert’s Family Law is an ideal text for undergraduates studying family law and CPE students. Its clear coverage also makes it an ideal text for undergraduate students studying a course with a family law element.

Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Part 1: Formal relationships - entry and exit
Formation of marriage and civil partnership
Annulling a marriage or civil partnership
Exits: divorce and dissolution
Part 2: Families - formal and informal
Ownership of family assets
Protection from violence and harassment
Family maintenance
Dealing with assets on relationship breakdown
Rights on death
Part 3: Children, the family and the law
Legal parentage
Parental responsibility and children's rights
The court's powers to make orders dealing with children's upbringing: the private law
Court orders dealing with children's upbringing: the state's role
Should the court make an order? The welfare principle
Adoption.