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Family Law in a Nutshell / Edition 5
     

Family Law in a Nutshell / Edition 5

by Harry D. Krause, David D Meyer
 

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ISBN-10: 0314183671

ISBN-13: 9780314183675

Pub. Date: 08/17/2007

Publisher: West Academic

Family law has emerged as one of the most dynamic and controversial areas of modern law. Drawing increasingly from constitutional law, conflicts of laws, property, torts, criminal law, tax and welfare law, family law has also grown ever more complex. The fifth edition of this classic text, available in late August 2007, comprehensively surveys the traditional

Overview

Family law has emerged as one of the most dynamic and controversial areas of modern law. Drawing increasingly from constitutional law, conflicts of laws, property, torts, criminal law, tax and welfare law, family law has also grown ever more complex. The fifth edition of this classic text, available in late August 2007, comprehensively surveys the traditional landscape of family law as well as important new legislation and case law relating to domestic partnerships, same-sex marriage, parentage, adoption, child custody and support.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314183675
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
08/17/2007
Series:
Nutshell
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
410
Sales rank:
250,410
Product dimensions:
4.87(w) x 7.37(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Perspectives
Chapter 1. Sources and Applications of Family Law
Chapter 2. The New Family and the New Constitutional Law
Part II. Creation of the Marriage Relationship
Chapter 3. Marriage Regulation: Substantive Requirements
Chapter 4. Marriage Formalities and Informal (Common Law) Marriage
Chapter 5. Effects of Non-compliance with Marriage Regulation
Chapter 6. Unmarried Cohabitation
Chapter 7. Variability of the Marriage Contract
Part III. Spousal Rights and Obligations in the Ongoing Marriage
Chapter 8. Husband and Wife in the Ongoing Marriage - Support and Property
Chapter 9. Husband and Wife in the Ongoing Marriage - Names, Torts and Crimes
Chapter 10. Equality of Spouses
Part IV. Creation of the Parent and Child Relationship
Chapter 11. Legitimacy, Illegitimacy, Paternity - And the Unmarried Father's Custodial Rights
Chapter 12. Adoption
Chapter 13. Artificial Insemination, In Vitro Fertilization, Embryo Transfers and Surrogate Motherhood
Part V. The Parent and Child Relationship
Chapter 14. Parental Authority and Custodial Obligations
Chapter 15. The Child Support Obligation
Chapter 16. Child Support Enforcement
Chapter 17. Child neglect and Abuse, Dependency, Termination of Parental Rights
Chapter 18. Child Custody on Divorce
Part VI. Termination of Marital Status
Chapter 19. Divorce, Traditional Style
Chapter 20. "Limited Divorce" and "Separate Maintenance"
Chapter 21. Annulment
Chapter 22. The Adversary Process, Family Lawyers, Family Courts, Conciliation, Mediation, Arbitration
Chapter 23. Divorce Jurisdiction and Recognition of Out-of-State Divorces
Chapter 24. Divorce Reform-Mission Overachieved?
Part VII. Economic Consequences of Divorce
Chapter 25. Alimony
Chapter 26. Division of Property on Divorce
Chapter 27. Divisibility of Pensions and Professional Licenses
Chapter 28. Taxation, Enforcement, Duration and Other Legal Attributes of Alimony, Property Division and Child Support
Chapter 29. Separation Agreements

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