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Resolution Family Law Handbook 2nd ed

Edited by: Andrew Greensmith

ISBN13: 9781853288937
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781853285882
Published: March 2010
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £57.00

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The authoritative Resolution Family Law Handbook has been comprehensively revised and updated. Written by Resolution committee members, the book provides an invaluable guide to best practice.

The second edition takes account of changes that have taken place since 2007, including:-

  • the introduction of the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008 which affects the child support system and the calculation and enforcement of child maintenance orders
  • the introduction of the Public Law Outline which fundamentally alters care proceedings
  • the permission of media representatives’ attendance at hearings in family proceedings
  • the new Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007, enabling applications for forced marriage protection orders
  • significant case law relating to pre-nuptial agreements and pension orders
  • changes to legal aid and costs.
The book retains practical features including checklists, pro forma letters and a useful contacts section.

Family Law
1. Introduction;
2. Marriage;
3. Divorce;
4. Ancillary relief;
5. Inheritance Act claims;
6. Costs in family proceedings;
7. Financial provision for children;
8. Children proceedings;
9. Domestic abuse;
10. Cohabitation;
11. Civil partnership;
12. Legal aid;
13. Alternative dispute resolution; Appendices.