Butterworths Student Companion Family Law, 2nd edition
The second edition of Butterworths Student Companion: Family Law contains concise yet detailed summaries of leading New Zealand decisions crucial for the study of family law, within their relevant legislative context.
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This is an invaluable, easy-to-read reference tool designed to be used in conjunction with lecture notes and existing text materials.
• Part of a series
• Comprises concise and readable case summaries
• Provides comprehensive and accessible coverage of the case law that a law student is required to know
• Ideal for international students sitting their conversion exams who need an overview of New Zealand family law.
• Small, inexpensive and easy to read and understand so complements the weightier prescribed text books
Table of contents
-TABLE OF CASES
Definition of marriage
-Dissolution of marriage
-Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill
De facto relationship
-Definition of de facto relationship
-Civil Union Act 2004
-Property (Relationships) Act 1976
-Liability to maintain during relationship
-Liability to maintain after relationship
BECOMING A PARENT
-Adoption Act 1955
-Egg and sperm donation
DAY-TO-DAY CARE AND CONTACT
-Care of Children Act 2004
-Purpose of the Act
-Child's welfare and best interests paramount
-Allegations of violence
-Definition of guardianship
-Termination of guardianship
-Kacem v Bashir
-Child's capacity to consent
-"Grave risk" / "Intolerable situation"
CARE AND PROTECTION
-Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989
-Family group conference
-Domestic Violence Act 1995
-Police safety orders
-Child Support Act 1991
-Family Protection Act 1955