Bromley's Family Law by Nigel LoweBromley's Family Law by Nigel Lowe

Bromley's Family Law

byNigel Lowe, Gillian Douglas

Paperback | February 8, 2015

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Relied on by generations of students and practitioners alike, Bromley's Family Law remains the definitive guide to the subject. Updated by experts in the area, Nigel Lowe and Gillian Douglas provide an accurate, detailed yet highly readable account of family law. The text presents a broad and comprehensive treatment of the key issues relating to adult and child law in a clear and distilled manner. Regular headings break upthe text and allow easy navigation and quick reference for both students new to the subject and those in practice.The new edition has been fully edited and updated to take account of the latest case law and legislation, while also reflecting new debates and emerging issues in the area. Particular attention is also paid to the increasingly significant international dimension of family law, with a new chapter onthis area added to the 11th edition.
Nigel Lowe is Professor of Law at Cardiff University. Gillian Douglas is Professor of Law at Cardiff University.
Title:Bromley's Family LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1248 pagesPublished:February 8, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199580405

ISBN - 13:9780199580408

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Formation of marriage and civil partnerships3. Nullity4. The personal and property consequences of adult partnerships5. The family home6. Domestic violence and abuse7. Divorce and dissolution8. Parents and guardians9. The legal position of children10. What is parental responsibility?11. Who has parental responsibility?12. The welfare principle13. The voice of the child14. Part II powers15. Local authority powers16. Investigation and short-term protection17. Care and supervision proceedings18. Children looked after by local authorities19. Adoption20. Inherent powers21. Financial obligations to members of the family22. Financial remedies on divorce, dissolution, nullity and separation23. Financial remedies: principles and assessment24. Cohabitation25. Inheritance and intestacy26. International families

Editorial Reviews

"Comprehensive, readable and accessible. My students always find what they need in Bromley's - and more." --Jens M. Scherpe, University Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Cambridge and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Academic Door Tenant at Queen Elizabeth Building (QEB), London