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The International Survey of Family Law 2016

Edited by: Bill Atkin

ISBN13: 9781784732172
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781784730666
Published: August 2016
Publisher: Family Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £80.00



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The International Survey of Family Law is the International Society of Family Law’s annual review of developments in family law across the world.

The 2016 edition covers developments in over 20 countries written by leading academics and family law experts. Each article is accompanied by a French language abstract.

The 2016 Survey contains contributions from a diverse selection of countries where there have been important developments in family law, including:-

  • Abortion in Chile
  • Recent Developments in Korean Adult Guardianship Law
  • Islamic Law Mode of Estate Distribution in South Africa
  • The Reform of the Swiss Law on Child Support
  • Marital Property in the United States
  • Maintenance, Non-Resident Indians and the Law

Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Albania: Reforming the Adoption Legislation in Albania and the Best Interests of the Child
Dr Ledina Mandia
Australia: Revisiting Relocation Disputes
Lisa Young
Belgium: Novelties in Belgian Family Law: Co-Motherhood, Double Surnames and the New Family Courts
Debbie Horsten, Frederik Swennen and Gerd Verschelden
Cameroon: The Commitment to Faithfulness and the Test of Time and Space in Cameroonian Law
Rachel-Claire Okani
Canada: Canada’s Conflicted Approach to International Child Abduction
Martha Bailey
Chile: Abortion in Chile
Ursula Pohl
China: The Juridical Practice of Child-Rearing Questions in Divorce Proceedings and Proposals for Improvement
Chen Wei and Zhang Qinglin
England and Wales: ‘When Nothing Else Will Do’ – Myths and Misrepresentations Relating to Non-consensual Adoption in England and Wales
Mary Welstead
Europe: Preventing and Combating Domestic Violence in Europe: The Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights
Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi
France: A Chronicle of French Family Law
Centre for Family Law at Jean Moulin University Lyon
India: Maintenance, Non-Resident Indians and the Law
Anil Malhotra and Ranjit Malhotra
Ireland: Marriage Equality: A Seismic Shift for Family Law in Ireland?
Maebh Harding
Italy: An Overview on the Italian Panorama: Family Law Faces Social Changes 
Cinzia Valente
Lithuania: Children’s Maintenance Fund in Lithuania: Legal and Sociological Aspects of its Activities
Inga Kudinavicˇiu¯ te˙-Michailoviene˙ and Aušra Maslauskaite
New Zealand: Past, Present, and Future New Zealand Developments: The Family Court System, Adoption, and Relationship Property
Mark Henaghan and Ruth Ballantyne
Norway: The Application of the Non-discrimination Guarantee in Muslim Women’s Processes of Divorce in Norway
Tone Linn Wærstad
Poland: Polish Family Law: Socialist Roots, Astonishing Evolution
Piotr Fiedorczyk and Dr Agnieszka Zemke-Górecka
Portugal: An Ongoing (R)Evolution Unfolded Step-by-step: Redefinition of the Legal Concept of Parentage and Promotion of Children’s Autonomy – an Overview of the Current Developments in the Portuguese Law Regarding Children’s Rights and Affiliation
Rute Teixeira Pedro
Puerto Rico: Same-sex Marriages and Other Issues
Pedro F Silva-Ruiz
Slovenia: Child Maintenance for Adult Children who are Studying: Slovenian Legal Regulation and the Contemporary Case-Law
Suzana Kraljic´ and Lina Burkelc Juras
Solomon Islands: Negotiating the Pluralistic Family Law Regimes in the Solomon Islands
Jennifer Corrin and Benjamin Teng
South Africa: Islamic Law Mode of Estate Distribution in South Africa
Muneer Abduroaf and Najma Moosa
South Korea: Recent Developments in Korean Adult Guardianship Law
Cheolung Je
Switzerland: Financial Support for Childcare – the Reform of Swiss Law on Child Support
Andrea Büchler
United States: Marital Property
Margaret F Brinig
Zimbabwe: Child Marriage in Zimbabwe? The Constitutional Court Rules ‘No’
Julia Sloth-Nielsen