Hayes & Williams' Family Law (5th edition)

ISBN : 9780198753087

Stephen Gilmore; Lisa Glennon
864 Pages
189 x 246 mm
Pub date
Jul 2016
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Hayes & Williams' Family Law provides comprehensive, critical, and case-focused discussion of the key legislation and debates affecting adults and children. Cases are at the heart of family law and this textbook offers copious case detail, with comprehensive summaries throughout the text to ensure students understand the development of family law through the courts. Alongside expert analysis and critique of the current law, the text also includes socio-legal perspectives to help students contextualize their understanding. Discussion questions at the end of each chapter allow students the opportunity to reflect and apply their knowledge and offer the ideal preparation for exams and assessments. The text also includes a range of further features to support students studying the subject for the first time, including legislation extracts, contextual chapter introductions, and further reading advice, alongside a clear and engaging writing style. ONLINE RESOURCE CENTRE The text is accompanied by an online resource centre including: Multiple choice questions to test knowledge A flashcard glossary of key terms Further reading suggestions for each chapter


Introduction: The changing family and developing family law
Part 1: Adult Law
1 The formation of adult relationships
2 The dissolution of adult relationships
3 Protection from domestic violence and occupation of the family home
4 Money and property distribution on marriage breakdown
5 Property disputes of unmarried cohabitants on relationship breakdown
Part 2: Child Family Law
6 Financial support for children
7 A child's parents - parentage, parenthood and parental responsibility
8 Children's rights
9 Private law disputes and issues in children cases
10 Children needing services, care or protection
11 Adoption and special guardianship

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