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Family Law (1st edn)  

Edited by:
Ruth LamontSenior Lecturer in Family and Child Law, University of ManchesterClose
Published in Print: 01 March 2018 Published Online:September 2018
ISBN: 9780198749653
Publisher:Oxford University Press


Family Law offers a contextual and critical examination of the subject. 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, the medical treatment of children, public law protection, adoption; and human rights, children's rights, and the family. Finally, it considers international family law and family law in practice.