Family Law (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780199589067

Geoffrey Shannon
368 Pages
205 x 289 mm
Pub date
May 2011
Law Society of Ireland Manuals
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Family Law provides a comprehensive guide to family law legislation and practice in Ireland. It is an essential tool for family law students and practitioners but also for those outside of the legal profession whose work crosses over this area of law, and those with a general interest in how family law operates in Ireland. Edited by a leading expert in the field, this fourth edition covers extensive areas of family law practice in Ireland and has been fully updated to include recent significant legislative changes introduced by the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitees Act 2010. It contains revised coverage of separation agreements, judicial separation, divorce and ancillary orders, as well as of the law relating to children.


1. Taking Instructions in Family Law
2. Nullity
3. Separation Agreements
4. Judicial Separation and Divorce
5. Maintenance
6. Ancillary Orders, Procedure and Discovery on Judicial Separation and Divorce
7. Pensions on Separation and Divorce
8. Recognition of Foreign Divorce Decrees
9. Tax Implications of Marriage Breakdown
10. Domestic Violence
11. Child Law
12. The Non-Marital Family
13. Child Abduction

About the author: 

Geoffrey Shannon, Solicitor and Senior Lecturer in Family and Child Law at the Law Society of Ireland

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