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Advocacy in Family Proceedings: Theory and Practice 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781846612985
Previous Edition ISBN: 085308873X
Published: February 2013
Publisher: Family Law LexisNexis
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £67.99

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The text is enlivened by numerous examples and incorporates the collective wisdom of family jurisdiction judges, leading barristers, solicitors and expert witnesses. In addition, Practice Directions, Protocols and Guidelines governing the presentation of cases are reproduced in the Appendix.

This book provides a guide for the student and the beginning advocate toward understanding the theory and practice of presenting cases to judges involving issues surrounding the breakdown of families. No area of law rests so firmly on the advice and evidence of experts, and the author seeks to provide a background of the research available in each of the most contentious areas of family law.

Therefore this text focuses on the latest research regarding topics such as non-accidental injuries to children, the evidence of child witnesses and the victims, and the difficulties of determining the causes of sudden infant deaths.

Family Law
General principles of persuasion
The advocate's craft
Private law applications regarding children
Child protection litigation
Ancillary relief
Practice Direction (5 June 1992)
Best Practice Note (January 1995)
Practice Direction (31 January 1995)
Handbook of Best Practice in Children Act cases
President's Direction (17 December 1997)
President's Direction (25 May 2000)
Practice Note (2 April 2001)
Practice Note (1 May 2001)
President's Direction (5 April 2004)
CAFCASS Practice Note (6 April 2004)
Protocol (June 2003);