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SWOT: Family Law 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9781854313416
ISBN: 185431341X
Published: January 1995
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Part of a series which is intended as a study aid for law students, covering law subjects at every level from A level and degree to Law Society and Bar exams, this book provides information on family law.;Consistent with other books in the ""SWOT"" series, this book advises on how to plan revision, prepare for tutorials and succeed in examinations. Students should find this book to be a useful aid to the successful completion of their family law course.;This edition has been thoroughly updated and has new sections on child abduction and the Child Support Act 1991, and also includes new case law generated by the implementation of the Children Act 1989.

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Student Revision Aids
Part 1 How to study and why.
Part 2 Assessment: revision; planning for examinations; the examination begins; other forms of assessment; coursework; summary.
Part 3 Void and voidable marriages: background information; nullity and the examinations; Section 11 - void marriages; requirements of the Marriage Acts; other reasons for a marriage being void; sub-conclusion; voidable marriages; sub-conclusion; bars to a decree; sample question; conclusion; further reading.
Part 4 Divorce: criticisms of the present law and practice; the current law; when can divorce proceedings commence?; the ""facts"" for divorce; sample questions; conclusion; further reading.
Part 5 Ancillary provisions after divorce and nullity: the wider issues; clean break; conduct; Section 25; the matrimonial home; matrimonial orders; the statutory change; conclusion; sample question; further reading.
Part 6 Domestic violence and exclusion from property: background; the 1976 Act; protection under the Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' C