Focus Series: Family Law, 5th Edition (Bundle)
|Author(s) :||Mills, E; Ebejer, M|
|Short Description :||Dual Format - Package: eBook + Hard copy
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|Published :||May, 2012|
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Click here to see the Book Review by The Law Institute Journal - Victoria.
The fifth edition of Focus: Family Law provides an ideal introduction to family law. It contains a clear statement of the law and its underlying policy as well as a précis of the facts of, and excerpts from, the leading judgments in key family law cases.
Problem questions at the end of each chapter provide the opportunity to apply both legislative and judicial principles to hypothetical scenarios, provoking discussion on the broader sociological and ethical impact of the application of family law.
· Concise and accessible explanations of core concepts and summaries of key cases explain and consolidate understanding of fundamental principles and cases of family law
· Pedagogical design of structured sample answers, steps students through problem-based learning to develop necessary skills for exams
· Comprehensively revised and updated to reflect current developments including:
- New case law, including cases around the new de facto property legislation
- Updated coverage on binding financial agreements
- Changes to management of family violence cases
- Improved coverage of procedural matters
Young & Monahan, Family Law in Australia, 7th ed, 2009
Serisier & Altobelli, Practising Family Law, 3rd ed, 2012
Holmes, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Family Law, 5th ed, 2011
1. The Changing Face of the Family
2. Constitutional and Jurisdictional Issues of Family Law
3. Formation of Marriage
4. Nullity and Divorce
6. Parental Responsibility and the Child
7. Support Scheme
8. Spousal Maintenance
9. Distribution of Matrimonial Property
10. Financial Disputes Between De Facto Partners
11. Violence within the Family