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Welstead / Edwards Family Law



Erscheinungsjahr 2006, 404 Seiten, Kartoniert, Format (B × H): 156 mm x 234 mm Reihe: Core Texts Series
ISBN: 978-0-19-928235-7
Verlag: Oxford University Press


Welstead / Edwards Family Law

Concise critical analysis of family law makes this text suitable for use on all undergraduate law courses
- Clear writing style and user-friendly structure enables students fully to understand this controversial area of law which has changed greatly in recent years
- Highlighted summaries at the beginning of each chapter enable students to access the key points of study quickly and easily
- End of chapter further reading lists and self-test questions allow students to research the subject in more depth, and to test their progress and understanding

This first edition of Family Law offers a fresh, clear and concise introduction to the subject. Designed to map directly onto mainstream university courses, the book provides an overview of the major issues and debates in family law in England and Wales. Current changes are explained and critically evaluated.
Mary Welstead and Susan Edwards begin by discussing the changing definition of family. They cover both adult relationships and child issues. In addition to marriage, divorce, family property and death of a partner, Family Law deals with issues such as civil partnership, domestic violence and the role of the state in children's upbringing.

Contents
- PART I. The family and family law
- 1 Introduction - family Law and its changing dimensions
- PART II. Adult relationships
- 2 State intervention in personal relationships
- 3 Nullity and its consequences
- PART III. Family property
- 4 Acquisition of rights in the family home
- PART IV. Relationship breakdown
- 5 Domestic violence
- 6 Ending relationships
- 7 Financial consequences of ending relationships Part 1 and Part II
- PART V. Death of a partner
- 8 Death and its consequences
- PART VI. Parents
- 9 Parents - rights and responsibilities
- 10 From clean break - to open adoption
- PART VII. Parents and children - private disputes
- 11 Adolescent rights - autonomy and participation
- 12 Children's welfare and private disputes
- PART VIII. Protecting children
- 13 In the child's best interests - the jurisdiction of wardship
- 14 Child protection - public law procedure
- 15 Protecting children from 'significant harm' - interpreting the law - court orders
- PART IX. Money matters
- 16 Financial provision for children

Zielgruppe


Suitable for undergraduate students taking a course in family law.

Weitere Infos & Material


Welstead, Mary
Mary Welstead, Reader in Law, University of Buckingham and Susan Edwards, Professor of Law, University of Buckingham


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