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Bromley's Family Law

Bromley's Family Law

Bromley's Family Law

Bromley's Family Law

Paperback(12th ed.)

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Relied on by generations of students and practitioners alike, Bromley's Family Law remains the definitive guide to the subject.

Updated by experts in the area, Nigel Lowe, Gillian Douglas, Emma Hitchings, and Rachel Taylor provide an accurate and detailed yet highly readable account of family law. The text presents a broad and comprehensive treatment of the key issues relating to adult and child law in a clear and distilled manner. Regular headings break up the text and allow easy navigation and quick reference for both students new to the subject and those in practice.

The new edition has been fully edited and updated to take account of the latest case law and legislation, while also reflecting new debates and emerging issues in the area.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198806691
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2021
Edition description: 12th ed.
Pages: 992
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Nigel Lowe, QC (Hon), Emeritus Professor of Law, Cardiff University,Gillian Douglas, Professor of Law Emerita , King's College London,Emma Hitchings, Professor of Family Law, University of Bristol,Rachel Taylor, Associate Professor of Law, University of Oxford and Fellow in Law, Exeter College,

Nigel Lowe is Emeritus Professor of Law at Cardiff University. He is a child law specialist with a particular expertise on adoption, wardship and the inherent jurisdiction and on international aspects of child law.

Gillian Douglas is Professor of Law Emerita at King's College London. Her work explores the relationship between family law and social change across the whole of the family life course, from the creation of families, through family obligation and relationship breakdown, to inheritance law.

Emma Hitchings is a Professor of Family Law at the University of Bristol Law School. Her research interests within the family law field include financial remedies on relationship breakdown and the family justice system.

Rachel Taylor is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and Fellow in Law at Exeter College, Oxford. Her research interests concern the protection and implementation of children's rights.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Forming intimate enduring adult relationships
3. The personal and property consequences of marriage, civil partnership and cohabitation
4. The family home
5. Protection from domestic abuse
6. Divorce and dissolution
7. Child support
8. Financial remedies: the court's powers
9. Financial remedies: principles and assessment
10. The legal position of children
11. Parents and guardians
12. What is parental responsibility?
13. Who has parental responsibility?
14. The welfare principle
15. Children's participation in family proceedings
16. Private law proceedings concerning children
17. Public law proceedings concerning children
18. Care and supervision
19. Adoption and special guardianship
20. The High Court's inherent powers in respect of children
21. The 1996 Hague Convention on the Protection of Children
22. International parental child abduction

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