The Family Law A to Z is an essential reference guide for anyone starting out in family law, especially those representing themselves, for their advisors and McKenzie Friends and for students of law at all levels. Whether you are divorcing or separating, seeking guidance on children’s applications or financial matters, the Family Law A to Z will be invaluable to you. It features detailed and authoritative explanations of more than 500 key terms from both the English/Welsh and the Scots jurisdictions used in today's legal practice. Individually the entries provide the reader with an indispensable glossary, or together they form a comprehensive guide to family litigation.
This is an amazing book which addresses issues you are either facing or may be facing in the future. The book offers insight from women who know from experience what to expect when you are faced with the unexpected- the loss of a husband through death or divorce. They bring honesty, humor and reality to a painful but very real life circumstance. I have given this book to family and friends with the assurance that I have done them a great kindness by sharing Barbara and Donnette's wisdom. I highly recommed this book to all women in all circumstances based on the knowledge that nothing in our lives stays the same.
The Ancillary Relief Handbook has established itself as a first resort for thousands of matrimonial lawyers. By combining a clear explanation of the legal principles with straightforward advice on practice and procedure, Roger Bird has produced the essential reference work for the busy family lawyer. This new edition has been thoroughly revised. It takes account of all recent case-law and provides analysis of the important developments. Additionally, there is a detailed examination of the new ancillary relief costs regime and a consideration of the implications for family lawyers. The extensive text is supplemented by appendices containing key precedents and legislation.
Breaking Up Blues is an indispensable, practical self-help book for those going through break-up and divorce.
Leaver or left, breaking up is much more painful than you'd ever expect. There are so many pitfalls that can leave you stuck in bitterness and rage, emotional emptiness, or in endless depression. Time on its own does not necessarily heal all.
This book is a distillation of Heather Smith's 25 years experience of working with children whose parents have divorced. A positive approach suggests interventions based on knowledge and understanding can greatly improve the situation for both children and their parents. The reasons why children may survive the divorce of their parents well are discussed and, in a unique chapter written specifically for them, the author addresses children and their concerns about their divorcing parents. In this chapter children of 'successful divorces' give their views about why their divorcing parents got it right for them. The book is a positive approach from an experienced practitioner aimed at improving the outcome of divorce for all concerned. It should be read not only by counsellors and therapists but is also essential reading for anyone with children who are facing divorce.
Divorce or splitting up is never easy - the emotional upheaval, especially when children are involved, legal complexities and financial implications make even the most amicable parting a demanding business. This invaluable guide offers comprehensive, step-by-step advice on the whole process, along with clear explanations of how the law works and guidance on the key considerations and ways to avoid conflict and extra cost whether you are married, civil partnered, unmarried, straight, gay, young or old.This book covers topics such as: choosing a solicitor, deciding when to go to court and legal fees; mediation and what it can help to achieve; telling the children and what you need to know about child maintenance; pensions, property and other financial concerns; legal measures to deal with child abduction or domestic abuse; and, different laws and procedures in Scotland and Northern Ireland. It covers married, civil partnership and unmarried couples.
A positive and easy–going guide to help individuals understand their basic legal rights and responsibilities.
Times are hard for marriage – one in three couples in the UK divorce. As might be expected of such a stressful life event, many divorces are far from straightforward. They are also usually expensive and carry the risk of lasting emotional trauma to the families concerned – especially to children. Divorce for Dummies helps couples work through the separation process, from the initial decision to split up through the complex steps of divorce and then through the first steps of a newly divorced person’s life.
Its not only for people who are still in their relationship and trying to save it, but also for those who are seperated, where a spouse is having an affair. It gives great insight into how one half of the couple can make a difference and turn things around on their own, despite a partner who gives no hope of reconciliation. I have read alot of books, and this is by far the best, giving real hope and understanding, whilst also helping you get along with your life.
The Divorced Dad's Survival Book: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids shows how to navigate the process of getting a divorce so as to minimize the negative impact on one's children. The goal of the book is to show how fathers can use the divorce to improve their relationship with their kids. David Knox, a divorced father of two, presents a book designed to show fathers how to replace the fear of losing their children with insightful knowledge of what the children may be experiencing during the divorce and offers specific suggestions on maintaining and improving relations with them. The father-child relationship cannot only survive but also triumph over divorce through conscious and deliberate planning and execution.
This book, using modern experiences of family therapy, shows how understanding relationships in families can be made. John Cleese needs no introduction. Robin Skynner was a child psychiatrist and family therapist
The Family Law Handbook" is a practical guide for people involved in - or contemplating - a divorce. Written in clear, concise language, it is a roadmap through what can be the most harrowing time in a person's life - the breakdown of a relationship.
his user-friendly and practical book is a step-by-step guide for fathers seeking contact with their children after separation and divorce, and all those connected with a father in that situation. Divided into three parts, it explains with clarity and compassion how the law affects fathers and navigates the reader through this increasingly complicated area of family law, and potential areas of conflict.