Aspen Publishing

Examples & Explanations for Family Law, Sixth Edition

Robert Oliphant, Nancy Ver Steegh


  • ISBN: 9781543802283

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  • Description

    Examples & Explanations: Family Law, Sixth Edition, provides readers with an in-depth understanding of complex family law principles and how they are applied in practice. Following the Examples & Explanations pedagogy, this book features examples based on challenging real-life situations followed by practical solutions in the explanations section. Citations and links to additional source material make the text a valuable research tool.

    Family law evolves quickly, and this sixth edition captures recent developments while anticipating future policy challenges. It explains recent Supreme Court activity in family law and familiarizes students with emerging national legislative trends. This edition features a substantially updated chapter on determining parentage, exploration of new alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes, and discussion of professional responsibility issues that arise when lawyers perform nontraditional roles.

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 12/21/2018
    Copyright: 2019
    Pages: 752
    Paperback: 9781543802283

    Summary of Contents


    Chapter 1 A History of Marriage and Divorce
    Chapter 2 Marriage Contracts—Requirements and Restrictions
    Chapter 3 Annulment of Marriage
    Chapter 4 Who May Divorce? Restrictions and Requirements
    Chapter 5 Child Custody and Parenting Plans
    Chapter 6 Parenting Time and Visitation
    Chapter 7 Modifying Child Custody
    Chapter 8 Interstate Custody Struggles: UCCJEA and PKPA—History, Restrictions, and Requirements
    Chapter 9 Establishing Child Support
    Chapter 10 Child Support Modification and Enforcement
    Chapter 11 Establishing Alimony
    Chapter 12 Modification of Alimony
    Chapter 13 Dividing the Marital Estate upon Divorce
    Chapter 14 Premarital (Antenuptial or Prenuptial) Contracts—History, Requirements, and Restrictions
    Chapter 15 Cohabitation
    Chapter 16 Determining Parentage
    Chapter 17 Adoption
    Chapter 18 Assisted Reproduction—History, Restrictions, and Requirements
    Chapter 19 Domestic Violence
    Chapter 20 Neglect, Dependency, Child Abuse, and Termination of Parental Rights
    Chapter 21 Abortion
    Chapter 22 Mediation, Collaborative Law, Parenting Coordination, and Arbitration
    Chapter 23 Professional Responsibility
    Chapter 24 Jurisdiction

    Table of Supreme Court Cases