A Practical Approach to Family Law

Paperback | April 26, 2015

byJill Black, Jane Bridge, Tina Bond

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Family Law practice has undergone a period of rapid and significant change with the removal of legal aid funding and the establishment of the single Family Court in particular represent major adjustment for those working in the field. A Practical Approach to Family Law provides a clear pictureof the law and practice relating to family proceedings in the family court, county courts, and the High Court. Its breadth of coverage and accessible style has made it an essential resource for students and practitioners alike. In an area which continues to evolve this text is a trusted and reliable resource for busy practitioners. It's clear and accessible style make it an ideal tool for both students on LPC and ILEX courses and those in practice. Providing practical advice on the application of legal principles alongsidehelpful summaries the text gives a detailed overview of a broad range of family law issues.Written by a respected and authoritative team, the tenth edition of A Practical Approach to Family Law has been fully updated to take account of recent developments including the changes to legal aid for family cases and the introduction of the single family court; new rules on the instruction ofexperts; new approach to care proceedings and court-enforced timetable to avoid delay; and the replacement of residence and contact orders with child arrangements orders. There is also increased coverage of adoption alongside key material on mediation, child support and welfare benefits.Very much a practical guide, the book makes extensive use of examples and key documents to assist the busy practitioner and student. With additional advice on library, information, and professional development resources, A Practical Approach to Family Law provides real assistance in dealing withthis dynamic area of law. The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource forthose new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promotes clarity and ease of understanding.

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Family Law practice has undergone a period of rapid and significant change with the removal of legal aid funding and the establishment of the single Family Court in particular represent major adjustment for those working in the field. A Practical Approach to Family Law provides a clear pictureof the law and practice relating to family ...

The Right Honorable Lady Justice Jill Black DBE is a Lady Justice of Appeal. Jane Bridge is a barrister and family mediator. Tina Bond is a solicitor at Evans and Co, Co Durham, and Senior Lecturer at the University of Northumbria. Liam Gribbin is a barrister at Plymouth City Council. Madeleine Reardon is a barrister at 1 King's Bench...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:532 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.11 inPublished:April 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I - Family Law Practice1. Family Law Practice - Setting The Scene, The First Interview And Next Steps2. Public Funding For Family Proceedings3. Family Mediation And Collaborative Law4. The Family CourtPart II - Family Life5. The Ground For Divorce And The Five Facts6. Bar On Presentation Of Divorce Petitions Within One Year Of Marriage7. Jurisdiction In Divorce, Nullity, Judicial Separation And Proceedings To Dissolve A Civil Partnership8. Drafting A Divorce Petition9. Undefended Divorce: Procedure For Obtaining The Decree10. Amended, Supplemental And New Petitions11. Defended Divorces12. Protection Of Respondents In Separation Cases: Sections 5 And 10, Matrimonial Causes Act 197313. Judicial Separation14. Cohabitants15. Civil Partnership Act 200416. Nullity17. Gender Recognition Act 2004Part III - Children18. The Children Act 1989: General Principles, Parental Responsibility Orders In Family Proceedings, Section 8 Orders, Guardianship and Special Guardianship Orders, and Financial Provision And Property Adjustment For Children19. Procedure For Orders Under The Children Act 198920. Preventing The Removal Of A Child From The Jurisdiction And Tracing A Lost Child21. Children in Local Authority Care22. Emergency Protection Of ChildrenPart IV - Money and Property23. The Home: Preventing Sale Or Mortgage24. Keeping Up With The Mortgage Or Rent25. Welfare Benefits26. The Question Of Wills27. Neglecting to Maintian the Family, Section 27 Matrimonial Causes Act 197328. Nuptial Agreements: Separation, Post and Pre-Nuptial29. Financial Orders Available30. Procedure For An Application For A Financial Remedy31. Factors To Be Considered In An Application For A Financial Remedy32. Preventing And Setting Aside Depositions Under Section 37, Matrimonial Causes Act 197333. Collection And Enforcement Of Financial Orders34. Variation Of Financial Orders35. Child SupportPart V36. Occupation Orders37. Non-molestation Orders38. Forced Marriage Protection Orders