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Frontiers of Family Law

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ISBN13: 9780754622741
ISBN: 0754622746
Published: November 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The essays in this collection are written by academics and practitioners who look at some of the key aspects of family law. Papers include one from Lord Justice Ward, who gave the first judgement in the Court of Appeal on the case of the conjoined twins from Malta, another from Judge Pearl who has been responsible for training the judiciary on the impact of the Human Rights Act on family law, while Dr C. Ball contributes a paper on aspects of the 1989 Children Act. Parent and child contact across borders is dealt with in a paper by William Duncan, who is Deputy Director General of the Hague Conference. Other topics include medical evidence in child cases, pre-nuptial agreements and the re-establishing of contact after divorce.

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The changed nature of adoption - a challenge for the legislators, Caroline Ball; Contact after divorce - what has the law to offer?, Liz Trinder; Cross-frontier contact between children and their parents - identifying the problems, William Duncan; Recent developments and problems in Scottish children's law, Alastair Bissett-Johnson; ""Please, sir, I want some more"" - new developments in the South African saga of child maintenance and children's rights, Brigitte Clark; The care standards tribunal of England and Wales - a contribution to human rights, His Hon. Judge David Pearl; When cultures clash - Aborigines and inheritances in Australia, Prue Vines; Pre-nuptial agreements and financial provision, Gareth Miller.