Family Law / Edition 6

Family Law / Edition 6

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by William P. Statsky
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1435440749

ISBN-13: 9781435440746

Pub. Date: 12/18/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

FAMILY LAW, sixth edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to modern family law for the paralegal, covering substantive and procedural law with a strong practical emphasis. In addition to fundamental principles of family law and nationwide legal practices, the book includes state-specific assignments to help you identify relevant laws and regulations in your

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FAMILY LAW, sixth edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to modern family law for the paralegal, covering substantive and procedural law with a strong practical emphasis. In addition to fundamental principles of family law and nationwide legal practices, the book includes state-specific assignments to help you identify relevant laws and regulations in your area. Legal analysis exercises help you apply substantive law principles discussed in each chapter, while sample checklists, forms, documents, cases, and exhibits provide exposure to real-world tools and processes used by working professionals. New content for the sixth edition includes updated coverage of evolving legal issues such as same-sex marriage, adoption, fertility, stem cell research, material on legal ethics, and the role of technology in law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435440746
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
816
Sales rank:
1,007,398
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Family Law and Practice. 2. Ethics in a Family Law Practice. 3. Compiling a Family History. 4. Premarital, Postnuptial, and Cohabitation Agreements. 5. Traditional Marriage and Alternatives. 6. Annulment. 7. Divorce Grounds and Procedure. 8. Spousal Support, Property Division, and the Separation Agreement. 9. Child Custody. 10. Child Support. 11. Tax Consequences of Separation and Divorce. 12. The Legal Rights of Women. 13. Illegitimacy and Paternity Proceedings. 14. The Legal Status of Children. 15. Adoption. 16. The New Science of Motherhood. 17. Torts and Family Law. Appendix A. General Instructions for the Assignments and Projects in the Book. Appendix B. Computer Generated Reports: The Divorce of Margaret and Nelson Paris. Appendix C. Interrogatories on Financial Assets. Appendix D. Family Law in Your State. Glossary.

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