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Family Law: A Global Guide From Practical Law 5th ed

Edited by: James Stewart

ISBN13: 9780414080300
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414065314
Published: April 2021
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £180.00



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Covers the different forms of family dispute resolution in over 50 jurisdictions. Focuses on conflict of laws, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, divorce (including financial claims after overseas divorce), children (including international child abduction, parental responsibility, adoption and surrogacy), cohabitation and same-sex relationships. Aims to simplify and raise awareness of the multifaceted issues surrounding family law in the jurisdictions which it covers.

  • Each chapter has the same basic structure covering core areas of law as it is applied in each jurisdiction
  • Focuses on conflict of laws, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, divorce (including financial claims after overseas divorce), children (including international child abduction, parental responsibility, adoption and surrogacy), cohabitation and same-sex relationships
  • Comprehensive coverage of family dispute resolution in each jurisdiction
  • Essential current content reflecting family law across 56 major jurisdictions throughout the world
  • Reader-friendly Q&A format allows for easy cross-jurisdictional comparisons
  • Strong international focus, covering diverse areas including jurisdiction and conflict of laws
  • Practical, straightforward commentary on each jurisdiction and the respective legal systems
  • Large expansion of jurisdictions, including an increased Asia focus and expanded coverage of The Americas
  • Explores how the family courts in various jurisdictions manage the tension between concerns about "secret justice" and the legitimate expectations of privacy and confidentiality for the family
  • Written by leading lawyers in their countries, including many Fellows of the IAFL, contributors are ideally placed to provide practical, straightforward commentary on the inner workings of their respective legal systems

Series: A Global Guide From Practical Law

Data Protection 13th ed: A Global Guide From Practical Law
Edited by: Ivelin Rusev
ISBN 9780414070325
Published June 2019
Thomson Reuters
£164.00
Patent Litigation: A Global Guide From Practical Law 4th ed ISBN 9780414070288
Published November 2018
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£164.00
Project Finance: A Global Guide From Practical Law
ISBN 9780414070233
Published August 2018
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£177.00
Family Law: A Global Guide From Practical Law 4th ed
Edited by: James Stewart
ISBN 9780414065314
Published February 2018
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Major Projects Environmental Risks: A Global Guide From Practical Law 2nd ed
Edited by: Moore Louise
ISBN 9780414051263
Published November 2017
Thomson Reuters
£177.00
Enforcement of Judgments and Arbitral Awards 3rd ed
Edited by: Katie Hillman
ISBN 9780414061866
Published June 2017
Thomson Reuters
£177.00
Banking Regulation: A Global Guide From Practical Law 3rd ed
Edited by: Rene Bosch
ISBN 9780414061873
Published June 2017
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£177.00
Transfer Pricing: A Global Guide From Practical Law 2nd ed ISBN 9780414062856
Published June 2017
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£177.00
Insolvency and Directors' Duties 5th ed ISBN 9780414061989
Published March 2017
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£177.00
Gaming: A Global Guide From Practical Law 3rd ed
Edited by: Julian Harris
ISBN 9780414060326
Published January 2017
Thomson Reuters
£177.00
Private Antitrust Litigation: A Global Guide From Practical Law 2nd ed ISBN 9780414051256
Published November 2016
Thomson Reuters
£177.00
Charity Law: A Global Guide From Practical Law 2nd ed ISBN 9780414057340
Published October 2016
Thomson Reuters
£177.00
Franchising: A Global Guide From Practical Law 2nd ed
Edited by: Chris Wormald
ISBN 9780414059788
Published October 2016
Thomson Reuters
£177.00
Business Immigration: A Global Guide From Practical Law 2nd ed
Edited by: Laura Devine
ISBN 9780414057357
Published June 2016
Thomson Reuters
£191.00
Life Sciences: A Global Guide From Practical Law 2016
Edited by: Stuart Fellows
ISBN 9780414057685
Published June 2016
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£177.00
Tax Litigation: A Global Guide From Practical Law 2nd ed ISBN 9780414055407
Published May 2016
Thomson Reuters
£191.00
Patent Litigation: A Global Guide From Practical Law 3rd ed ISBN 9780414055414
Published March 2016
Thomson Reuters
Out of print
International Relocation of Children: A Global Guide From Practical Law
Edited by: Anna Worwood
ISBN 9780414055438
Published March 2016
Thomson Reuters
£177.00
Communications: Regulation and Outsourcing
Edited by: Diane Mullenex
ISBN 9780414054899
Published February 2016
Thomson Reuters
£191.00
£229.00
Commercialisation of Health Care: A Global Guide From Practical Law ISBN 9780414051232
Published October 2015
Thomson Reuters
£191.00
Class Actions: A Global Guide From Practical Law
Edited by: Omar Shah
ISBN 9780414050990
Published September 2015
Thomson Reuters
£191.00
Joint Ventures: A Global Guide From Practical Law 2nd ed ISBN 9780414050983
Published August 2015
Thomson Reuters
£177.00
Family Law: A Global Guide From Practical Law 3rd ed
Edited by: James Stewart
ISBN 9780414039469
Published July 2015
Thomson Reuters
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Global Agriculture Law
Edited by: Jan Holthius
ISBN 9780414037199
Published May 2015
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£177.00
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