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Family Law (2nd edn)  

Edited by:
Ruth LamontSenior Lecturer in Family and Child Law, University of ManchesterClose
Published in Print: 11 March 2022 Published Online:September 2022
ISBN: 9780192893536
Publisher:Oxford University Press


Family Law offers a contextual and critical examination of the subject, discussing areas of debate and controversy. Topics include: family life and the law; marriage, civil partnership, and cohabitation; seeking a divorce; and property division on divorce. It also examines property division on the breakdown of non-marital relationships; child support; domestic violence and abuse; and legal parenthood and parental responsibility. It moves on to look at private child law, public law child protection, adoption; and human rights and children’s rights in the family. Finally, it considers international family law and family law in practice.


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