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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ISBN/ISSN: 9781927227862
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Product description

This is an invaluable, easy-to-read reference tool designed to be used in conjunction with lecture notes and existing text materials.

Features:

  • 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.
  • Up-to-date
  • Small, inexpensive and easy to read and understand so complements the weightier prescribed text books

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Table of contents

-PREFACE

-TABLE OF CASES

-ADULT RELATIONSHIPS

Marriage

Definition of marriage

-Dissolution of marriage

-Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill

De facto relationship

-Definition of de facto relationship

Civil Union

-Civil Union Act 2004

-Property (Relationships) Act 1976

-Spousal maintenance

-Liability to maintain during relationship

-Liability to maintain after relationship

-Interim maintenance

BECOMING A PARENT

-Paternity

Adoption

-Adoption Act 1955

-Reproductive Technology

-IVF

-Egg and sperm donation

-Embryo donation

-Surrogacy

-Saviour siblings

DAY-TO-DAY CARE AND CONTACT

-Care of Children Act 2004

-Purpose of the Act

-Child's welfare and best interests paramount

-Leading principles

-Child's views

-Parenting order

-Day-to-day care

-Contact

-Allegations of violence

GUARDIANSHIP

-Definition of guardianship

-Termination of guardianship

RELOCATION

-Kacem v Bashir

-Principles

WARDSHIP

-General

-Medical Treatment

-Child's capacity to consent

-Sterilisation

-HAUGUE CONVENTION

-General

-"Grave risk" / "Intolerable situation"

-Acquiescence

-Child's objection

CARE AND PROTECTION

-Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989

-General principles

-Family group conference

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

-Domestic Violence Act 1995

-Protection orders

-Police safety orders

CHILD SUPPORT

-Child Support Act 1991  

-"Parent"

-Formula

-Objections

FAMILY PROTECTION

-Family Protection Act 1955

-Testamentary promises