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Family Law and Practice 2021

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Tag Line
Kindle Edition
Author
Christa Sabine, Jacqui Kempton, Nancy Duffield
Edition/Date
18 Jan. 2021
Publisher
College of Law Publishing
ISBN
9781913226299
RRP
34.69

Family law is a dynamic subject that is constantly changing and provides a challenge to everyone involved with it. Family Law and Practice offers a clear picture of the practical considerations that arise when advising in a divorce case.

It sets out the divorce procedure, explains the financial implications of divorce and includes advice on ensuring that clients receive the money that they are owed. The book also outlines the principles governing the care and protection of children, the remedies available for victims of domestic abuse and the public funding regime in family cases.

This new edition has been fully updated to include the latest position in relation to pilot schemes in financial proceedings and the practical steps needed to be taken to comply with the amended PD 28A on costs. The book is fully up to date on case law including JD and A v United Kingdom (2020) and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Johnson (2020)on universal credit; CB v KB (2020) on the amount of supplementary child benefit which should be paid; W v H(Divorce financial remedies) (2020) on pensions; RC v JC (2020) on the compensation principle in financial cases; and S v H (2020) on bankruptcy.

Contents

The Family Practice

Funding and Process Options

Divorce Law and Procedure

Financial Orders: The Law

Tax on Marriage Breakdown

Welfare and Local Authority Housing

Calculating Child Maintenance

Maintenance for a Spouse

Dealing with the Capital Assets

Procedure for Obtaining a Financial Order

Enforcement, Appeals, Setting Aside and Variation

Pre-Marital Agreements and Separation Agreements

Children

Children: Public Law

Domestic Abuse

The Cohabiting Family

Legislation

Court Forms

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