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Family Law In a Nutshell / Edition 3
     

Family Law In a Nutshell / Edition 3

by Harry D. Krause, Krause
 

ISBN-10: 0314065784

ISBN-13: 9780314065780

Pub. Date: 08/28/1995

Publisher: West Group

This text addresses the revolution in family law that began in the 1960's. Family law now draws from constitutional law, and extends into criminal law, conflict of laws, and the laws of contracts, torts, property, inheritance, and even taxation. Law students reviewing coursework, lawyers desiring a update in their field of practice, social workers, marriage

Overview

This text addresses the revolution in family law that began in the 1960's. Family law now draws from constitutional law, and extends into criminal law, conflict of laws, and the laws of contracts, torts, property, inheritance, and even taxation. Law students reviewing coursework, lawyers desiring a update in their field of practice, social workers, marriage counselors, mediators and paralegals will find this a comprehensive guide. In addition, mental health professionals and sociologists may want to know more about a subject matter that furnishes the background for so much of their work. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314065780
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
511
Product dimensions:
4.98(w) x 7.39(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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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