Family Law addresses contemporary family law issues and analyzes the public and private dichotomy in contemporary family law relationships. Current family law topics addressed in this book include: ac Marriage and marriage alternatives ac Support and property rights ac Conception and reproduction issues ac Domestic violence and intrafamily torts ac Care and supervision of children ac Adoption and termination of parental rights ac Legitimacy and paternity ac Divorce or dissolution of marriage ac Economic consequences of divorce, including spousal and child support, equitable distribution of marital and community property and a discussion of the American Law Institute's proposed principles of the law of family dissolution ac Child custody and visitation, including a discussion of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act and the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act ac Premarital and postmarital agreements ac Alternative dispute resolution ac Ethical issues for the family lawyer While addressing many cutting-edge family law issues, this Family Law casebook still maintains a realistic balance between theory and practice. The format is manageable, condensed, and user-friendly. Each topic includes a general introduction, a current or landmark illustrative judicial decision, relevant notes and questions analyzing, extending, or questioning each topic, and problems allowing students to analyze particular family law issues and disputes as practitioners, legislators, or jurists would. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.Peter N. Swisher, H. Anthony Miller, Helene S. Shapo ... (c) Nexus. The nexus theory or test holds that aa parenta#39;s gay or lesbian sexual orientation or sexual conduct should have no bearing in a child custody determination unless credible anbsp;...
|Title||:||Family Law: Cases, Materials and Problems|
|Author||:||Peter N. Swisher, H. Anthony Miller, Helene S. Shapo|
|Publisher||:||LexisNexis - 2012-04-24|