Family Law: The Essentials / Edition 2 available in Paperback
This is the "Essentials" version of the market leader in family law texts. Brief and concise, this edition provides accurate coverage with an emphasis on practical skills and techniques.
About the Author
William Statsky is a member of both the ethics committee and the advisory council for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, as well as an instructor of online courses at Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey. He is the author of numerous groundbreaking legal textbooks for paralegals and was a member of the transition team for then President-Elect Ronald Reagan. Mr. Statsky holds a master of law degree (LL.M) in urban affairs, as well as a juris doctorate degree (J.D.).
Table of ContentsThe Scope of Family Law Practice. Breach of Promise to Marry, the Heart Balm Statute, and Contracts Restraining Marriage. Antenuptial Agreements of Cohabitation Agreements. Annulment. Separation Agreements: Legal Issues and Drafting Options. Child Custody. Child Support. Divorce, Judicial Separation, and Separate Maintenance. Divorce Procedure. Tax Consequences of Separation and Divorce. The Legal Rights of Women. Illegitimacy and Paternity Proceedings. The Legal Status of Children. Adoption. Surrogacy and the New Science of Motherhood. Torts. Glossary. Index.