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Todds’ Relationship Agreements
Bringing together comprehensive guidance on the law relating to all types of relationship agreements, Todds’ Relationship Agreements covers cohabitation, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, agreements in respect of children, 'Edger' agreements and marital settlements; setting out the current state of each one in English law. It gives detailed drafting advice, and suggests a framework for calculating fair figures to put in a pre-nup.
Financial Provision on Divorce and Dissolution of Civil Partnerships
This title is the essential, fingertip guide to all major financial provisions on divorce, comprising extracts from authorities on the subject with examples of how it operates in practice. Financial Provisions on Divorce is a convenient and practical text, easy to use and includes reference to pertinent quotes from the key authorities, linked to the relevant case law.
Encyclopedia of Social Services and Child Care Law
Encyclopedia of Social Services and Child Care Law gives an up-to-date explanation of the law and practice relating to child care, mental capacity and social services departments. The text incorporates legislative and case law developments, providing clear explanation of the law relating to the care of children and vulnerable adults. It also takes into account the changes introduced by the Health and Social Care Act 2012.
ADR: Principles and Practice
An essential alternative dispute resolution title, the text discusses developments in statutory and case law, including developments such as Online Dispute Resolution (ODR). ADR: Principles and Practice reviews and analyses ADR and the philosophies, values and motivation underpinning it. It also provides detailed coverage of mediation and its various models of practice, both in general terms and in specific fields including family and divorce.
Cretney’s Principles of Family Law
The leading textbook on this subject for the last 30 years, Cretney’s Principles of Family Law discusses the legal principles combined with authoritative discussion of policy, practice issues and relevant empirical research. It also discusses key policy developments and the latest legislative developments including Domestic Violence, Crimes and Victims Act 2004, Children Act 2004 and the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007.
Dicey, Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Laws
The foremost authority on private international law, Dicey, Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Laws explains the rules, principles and practice that determine how the law of England and Wales relates to other legal systems. It discusses the conduct of international litigation, covering Family law in detail. Topics on marriage, matrimonial clauses, mental incapacity and children are included.
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