Work of the Family Lawyer
Edition: 3rd 2012 (Revised)
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Description: Work of the Family Lawyer is a concise, accessible casebook thatprovides an integrated perspective on the theory and practice of family law.Its manageable size and stand-alone chapter organization supports a wide rangeof teaching options in either a classroom or clinical setting.Topics and issues are presented in historical and social context, supported byrelevant social science research. Cases focus on legal principles and judicialreasoning, and provocative questions are designed to challenge students’understanding of relevant issues. A comprehensive Teacher’s Manual providesanswers to problems and strong support for presenting material.The Third Edition offers updated cases and coverage of all topics.Pedagogy has been enhanced to include new learning objectives and aPreparation for Practice section has been added to sharpen the focus on skillsexercises and professional development.Hallmark features of Work of the Family Lawyer:• Flexible, stand-alone chapter organization supports a widerange of teaching approaches.• Concise, accessible text appropriate for classroom or clinicalsettings.• Brief introductory overviews of the topic of each chapter.• Issues and Cases section places each case in historical andsocial context.• Skillfully edited cases bring legal principles and judicialreasoning into sharp focus.• Provocative discussion questions reinforce studentunderstanding.• Context and Principles sections toward the end of each chapterrelate material to relevant social science research .• Comprehensive Teacher’s Manual provides detailed advice and answersto problems .The revised Third Edition offers:• Updated cases and coverage .• Enhanced pedagogy, including:• New learning objectives.• Highlighted black letter principles.• A Preparation for Practice section focusing on skills exercises andprofessional development.• Illuminating video vignettes on e-book or companion website.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $221.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 5/31/2012
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
|Summary of Contents|
|State, Federal, and Constitutional Regulation of Marital Relationships|
|The Family Lawyer; Cultural Changes; and State Power to Regulate Marriage and Divorce|
|Annulment of Marriage|
|Grounds for Divorce|
|Constitutionalizing Marital Relationships|
|Restructuring Parent-Child Relationships at Divorce|
|Child Custody and Parenting Plans|
|Parenting Time and Visitation|
|Modification of Child Custody/Parenting Plans and Relocation|
|Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act|
|Financial Support at Divorce|
|Establishing Child Support|
|Modification and Enforcement of Child Support|
|Modification of Alimony|
|Distribution of Property|
|Division of Property at Divorce|
|Cohabitation Outside of Marriage|
|Protection of Family Members|
|Termination of Parental Rights|
|Creation and Recognition of "New" Family Relationships|
|The Changing Role of the Family Lawyer|
|Mediation, Collaborative Law, Parenting Coordination, and Arbitration|