Hotten and Ho on Family and Divorce Law in Hong Kong

The first ever looseleaf family law publication in Hong Kong covering all major aspects of family law.

Facilitate your practice with useful commentary, practical forms and precedents, and clear checklists.

Work more efficiently

One-stop reference in a systematic style and format which streamlines practitioners' research experience.

An authoritative voice

Practical commentary developed by renowned family law experts.

Keep abreast of the latest developments

Stay up-to-date with the latest decisions and changing regulations, with content updated on a periodical basis.

Comprehensive in breadth and depth

Comprehensive collection of relevant ordinances from both local and international perspectives.

Table of Contents

Binder 1
Ch I: Matrimonial Causes & Family Proceedings
Ch II: Marriage
Ch III: Divorce
Ch IV: Ancillary Relief & Financial Orders
Ch V: Children
Ch VI: Domestic Violence Injunctions
Ch VII: Injunctions
Ch VIII: Enforcement
Ch IX: Costs
Ch X: Legal Aid
Ch XI: ADR & Mediation

Binder 2
Appendix I - Annotated Ordinance
i. Adoption Ordinance (Cap 290)
ii. Domestic and Cohabitation Relationships Violence Ordinance (Cap 189)
iii. Guardianship of Minors Ordinance (Cap 13)
iv. Hong Kong Bill of Rights Ordinance (Cap 383)
v. Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance (Cap 481)
vi. Legitimacy Ordinance (Cap 184)
vii. Marriage Ordinance (Cap 181)
viii. Marriage Reform Ordinance (Cap 178)
ix. Married Persons Status Ordinance (Cap 182)
x. Matrimonial Causes Ordinance (Cap 179)
xi. Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Ordinance (Cap 192)

Binder 3
Appendix I - Annotated Ordinance
i. Parent and Child Ordinance (Cap 429)
ii. Separation and Maintenance Orders Ordinance (Cap 16)
iii. Law Amendment and Reform (Consolidation) Ordinance (Cap 23)
iv. Family Status Discrimination Ordinance (Cap 527)
v. Child Abduction and Custody Ordinance (Cap 512)

Appendix II - Forms and Precedents
Appendix III - International Law
Appendix IV - Practice & Procedure: Suggested Checklists
Appendix V - Ancillary Relief Tables
Appendix VI - Codes of Conduct & Practice
Appendix VII - Forms (Sample & Non-Statutory)


Keith Hotten is a member of the Middle Temple and practised from chambers in London from 1990. He was Called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2000 and specialises in all aspects of family law and matrimonial finance in the Family Court. He is now the barrister-at-law in Admiralty Chambers and the Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong. He is also responsible for the Matrimonial Practice & Procedure Elective on the PCLL.

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Updates: 3 updates annually

Format: Looseleaf set (3 binders), Lexis Advance® Hong Kong & Lexis Red™

ISBN: 9789888476800

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