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A Parent-Partner Status for American Family Law

by Weiner, Merle H.

Despite the fact that becoming a parent is a pivotal event, the birth or adoption of a child has little significance for parents' legal relationship to each other. Instead, the law relies upon marriage, domestic partnerships, and contracts to ...

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Adultery

by Deborah L. Rhode

<p>Despite declining prohibitions on sexual relationships, Americans are nearly unanimous in condemning marital infidelity. Deborah Rhode explores why. She exposes the harms that criminalizing adultery inflicts—including civil lawsuits, job ...

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Ageing, Gender and Family Law

by Beverley Clough & Jonathan Herring

<p>This book explores the intersecting issues relating the phenomenon of ageing to gender and family law. The latter has tended to focus mainly on family life in young and middle age; and, indeed, the issues of childhood and parenting are key in

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Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts

Shari’a Courts in Gaza

by Nahda Shehada

<p>Written from an ethnographic perspective, this book investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in Gaza-Palestine. It examines the way judges, lawyers and litigants operate with respect to the law and with each other, ...

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Ask Carolyn... Straight Talk from the Dancing Divorce Attorney

by Woodruff, Carolyn J.

<P>Ask Carolyn - Straight Talk from the Dancing Divorce Attorney is a compilation of questions and answers from a column that Carolyn writes for a local newspaper, The Rhino Times. "She finally admitted having oral sex with the suspect...," "Can

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Children's Rights

by Ursula Kilkelly

<p>The articles in this volume shed light on some of the major tensions in the field of children?s rights (such as the ways in which children?s best interests and respect for their autonomy can be reconciled), challenges (such as how the CRC can

ISBN: 9781351572071

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Children's Rights in Africa

A Legal Perspective

by Julia Sloth-Nielsen

<p>This collection is anchored in an African conception of children's rights and the law, and reflects contemporary discourses taking place in the region of the children's rights sphere. The majority of contributors are African and adopt an ...

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Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform

by Mavis Maclean

<p>Legal aid for family cases in private law, mainly divorce and separation, where the state is not directly involved as it is in public law cases where there are issues of domestic violence or neglect or abuse of children, came to an abrupt end

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Domestic Violence

by Deborah Lockton & Richard Ward

<p>First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details of applicants and respondents and ...

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Family Law (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing

<p>Understanding the many theories involved in family law is made easy with an effective question-and-answer approach. This quick study guide discusses the most basic yet commonly misunderstood concepts of the subject. This guide is perfect for ...

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Family Violence and Police Response

Learning From Research, Policy and Practice in European Countries

by Marijke Malsch & Wilma Smeenk

<p>Police response to incidents of intimate partner violence can be critical. This volume investigates the elements in the institutional, legal and organizational context that are relevant for police response to incidents in the realm of the ...

ISBN: 9781351937092

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Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women

International Perspectives

by Mahnaz Akhami, Yakin Ertürk & Ann Elizabeth Mayer

<p>Around the world, discriminatory legislation prevents women from accessing their human rights. It can affect almost every aspect of a woman's life, including the right to choose a partner, inherit property, hold a job, and obtain child ...

ISBN: 9780429796333

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Grounding Security

Family, Insurance and the State

by Carol Weisbrod

<p>This book examines some of the mechanisms which are currently conceived as affording individual security. The idea of security includes emotional and financial components. These interconnect so that such common concepts as 'trust' in someone ...

ISBN: 9781351157025

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Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law

4th Edition

by John P. Schuman

<p>For ten years, and through four editions, people have relied on the best selling <em>Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law</em> for straightforward advice on important decisions.</p> <p>Whether you are getting married, separating, ...

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Heirs and their Shares

Essentials of Inheritance for Singles, the Married, and the Widowed

by Maria Victoria Rotor-Hilado

<p>From the Foreword by Rubén F. Balane, Ateneo Law School professor:</p> <p>“Walking with Pedro through his multifarious, protean life as single, as married, and as widower, Atty. Rotor-Hilado explains to the reader the various possible kinds ...

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How to Hire and FIRE a Lawyer

by Myrna Petersen

<p>Are you contemplating divorce? Are you in an abusive family situation? Are you adopting? Has there been a death? Do you need to file bankruptcy? Are you starting a business? Writing a will or facing a lawsuit? Learn what to do when hiring a ...

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How to Make Your Family Life Happy: Revealing the Secrets and Keys of a Happy Family

by Sean Clive

<p data-version='1.1'>The only way to heal from the trauma of dysfunctional family life and discover who we really are is to expose the secrets we grew up with, see through the illusions we were taught, and figure out what’s really true about ...

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Inside Family Law

Conversations from the Coalface

by Zoë Durand

<p>For someone navigating the Family Law system after a relationship breakdown, its complex processes, jargon and unfamiliar concepts can be daunting.</p> <p>Through rare and candid conversations, <strong>Inside Family Law</strong> demystifies ...

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International Family Law

An Introduction

by Barbara Stark

<p>International law has become part of everyday family law practice, as lawyers everywhere are confronted with questions regarding the rights of 'mail-order' brides, the adoption of children from other countries, the abduction of children by ...

ISBN: 9781351926836

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Intimacy Undone

Marriage, Divorce and Family Law In India

by Malavika Rajkotia

<p>A leading expert in Indian family law and one of India’s most successful and respected divorce lawyers, Malavika Rajkotia has seen the drama of marriages coming undone at close quarters—the effects of infidelity, jealousy, domestic violence, ...

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