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Family Law: A Very Short Introduction

Family Law: A Very Short Introduction

By Jonathan Herring

What is a family? What makes someone a parent? What rights should children have? In this Very Short Introduction Jonathan Herring provides an insight not only into what the law is, but why it is the way it is.

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    What is a family? What makes someone a parent? What rights should children have? In this Very Short Introduction Jonathan Herring provides an insight not only into what the law is, but why it is the way it is. It also looks at the future to consider what families will look like in the years ahead, and what new dilemmas the courts may face.
    Provides a clear and accessible introduction to family law
    Explains the legal principles which underpin the law
    Explores the changing nature of family law and future issues the courts will deal with
    Focusses on international examples, including the UK and USA
    Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over six million copies sold worldwide
     
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    ISBN: 9780199668526
     
    Publisher: Oxford
       
    Format: Softcover
     
  • Table of contents
    Introduction
    1:Marriage, civil partnership, and cohabitation
    2:Domestic violence
    3:Divorce
    4:Parents and children
    5:Children's rights
    6:Child abuse
    7:Alimony and financial law
    8:Where next for family law?
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