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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Family Law 6th ed isbn 9780455227023

Family Law 5th ed

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ISBN13: 9780455223872
New Edition ISBN: 9780455227023
Previous Edition ISBN: 0455218129
Published: May 2007
Publisher: Thomson Reuters Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



In his well-respected family law text, Anthony Dickey QC offers readers a comprehensive outline of the substantive rules of family law in Australia. This edition of Family Law provides in depth coverage of the Commonwealth legislative scheme, which is today the dominant source of family law in Australia.

Substantially revised, this edition incorporates a significant number of changes to the law, for example, to marriage, bankruptcy and child support. However, it is the inclusion of substantial changes made to the law by the Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Act 2006, taking effect from 1 July 2006, which makes Family Law the most up to date family law text on the market.

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Subjects:
Family Law, Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
1. Historical introduction ;2 Commonwealth and state powers in family law ;3 Introduction to the Family Law Act ;4 Introduction to the family court ;5 Courts administering the Family Law Act ;6 Jurisdiction of courts administering the Family Law Act ;7 Introduction to marriage and nullity of marriage ;8 Marriage and nullity of marriage ;9 Forms of relief for a void marriage ;10 Establishing the existence of marriage ;11 Introduction to divorce ;12 Divorce ;13 The status of children ;14 Establishing the parentage of children ;15 Parental powers and responsibilities ;16 Persons possessing parental responsibility ;17 Private re-allocation of parental powers and responsibilities ;18 Parenting orders ;19 The welfare power ;20 Best interests of the child the paramount consideration ;21 Considerations for parenting orders ;22 Orders for contact with a child ;23 Introduction to maintenance ;24 Spousal maintenance liability ;25 Spousal maintenance orders ;26 Maintenance for mothers of ex-nuptial children ;27 Background to the current Child Maintenance law ;28 Administrative assessment of child support ;29 Registration and collection of child support ;30 Child maintenance under the Family Law Act ;31 Introduction to matrimonial property ;32 Property proceedings under the Family Law Act: preliminary matters ;33 Declaration of property interests ;34 Alteration of property interests: the terms of Section 79(1) and the three basic steps ;35 Alteration of property interests: four special powers of the court ;36 Alteration of property interests: the requirement of justice and equity ;37 Alteration of property interests: the seven considerations ;38 Alteration of property interests: variation of property orders ;39 Alteration of property interests: nuptial settlements ;40 Further feature of Part VIII: termination of financial relations ;41 Power of court to set aside transactions ;42 Introduction to financial agreements ;43 Financial agreements under the Family Law Act ;44 Injunctions under the Family Law Act.