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A selection of book reviews by members and contributors.
Hayes & Williams' Family Law provides comprehensive, critical, and case-focused discussion of the key legislation and debates affecting adults and children. Cases are at the heart of family law and this textbook offers copious case detail, with comprehensive summaries throughout the text to ensure students understand the development of family law through the courts.
Wouldn't it be good if you didn't have to waste a fortune on solicitors and court costs? Wouldn't it be good if you could have unrestricted access to your children? Imagine having a full social life, so you didn't feel so bored and lonely? Amazon bestselling author, James Brien, in his first book, shows you how to successfully overcome the challenges of divorce.
Whether you are married or living together – with children or without, if you are thinking about or are in the process of splitting up, this book is for you. When a relationship breaks down it’s hugely stressful and emotional – and often very confusing. Who gets to keep what? Will I ever see my kids? What needs to happen and when? What if things get nasty?
'Love Lose Live' is a window on divorce and family breakdown in our time. It is the mad, sad, bad and hilarious story of the Bailey family’s separation. We witness the grief, but also the recovery and moving on to new lives.
The Family Law A to Z is an essential reference guide for anyone starting out in family law, especially those representing themselves, for their advisors and McKenzie Friends and for students of law at all levels. Whether you are divorcing or separating, seeking guidance on children’s applications or financial matters, the Family Law A to Z will be invaluable to you. It features detailed and authoritative explanations of more than 500 key terms from both the English/Welsh and the Scots jurisdictions used in today's legal practice. Individually the entries provide the reader with an indispensable glossary, or together they form a comprehensive guide to family litigation.
The Family Court without a Lawyer is the book that all those who have to go to court to sort out issues over separation, money or children and do not have a lawyer to represent them need. This thoroughly revised 3rd edition has been fully updated to explain the new law and procedures in force from June 2017.
How to help children survive separation and divorce. Written by well known psychotherapist, Julie Lynn Evans, What About the Children? features a foreword by Professor Peter Hill, Consultant Child Psychiatrist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.
Named One of the 10 Best Parenting Books of the Year by Child Magazine, this revised edition teaches you to minimize stress during initial breakups and ultimate separation, explain divorce so children don′t blame themselves, protect children from parental hostilities, and navigate conflicts of loyalty and alliance.
Children of all ages can be devastated by the news that their parents' relationship has broken down. Even those who have been living in a 'high conflict' situation are often shocked by the final decision to separate. For most children, separation means major changes to family life and often losing a parent. The long term impacts of divorce are now widely recognised with increased chances of problems at school, criminal behaviour, problems in their own relationships and mental illness. This guide will provide you with clear advice and guidance on how to minimise the impact of your relationship breakdown on your children. Including: an explanation of the age-specific issues that children face when they find out their family is breaking up; professional comment; stories and quotes from children; checklists and case studies. Acknowledging the personal difficulties faced by the adult who has made the decision to leave, as well as the adult who feels they are being abandoned, this sensitive and accessible guide is a must for all parents going through divorce or separation, who are concerned for their children.
This guide offers practical exercises and guidelines to increase mutual understanding amongst married couples, tackling issues of confrontation and commitment, amongst others.