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Family Law Update, 2018 Edition

By Jonathan M. Purver
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Overview

Family Law Update, 2018 Edition covers all the current issues and relevant opinions pertaining to Family Law. It brings the most salient information to your fingertips. It is fully comprehensive and concrete, with its broad coverage and multiple sources.

Features include:

  • Comprehensive coverage of all the key topics of marriage and divorce, including economic consequences, child custody, and support issues
  • Interdisciplinary materials to explore the complex influences on Family Law drawn from finance, genetics, and demography, clinical psychology, social history, and legal and policy responses to domestic violence
  • Balanced presentation addresses and explores immediate, cutting-edge issues, (such as unmarried cohabitation and home schooling) while still focusing on family and the state, the role of various groups involved in resolving Family Law issues, and the effectiveness of law and instruments of law enforcement
  • Skillfully crafted problems immerse students in the real world of Family Law

Previous Edition: Family Law Update, 2017 Edition ISBN 9781454872863

Last Updated 09/12/2017
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454886280
SKU 10045764-0002
Table of Contents

Chapter 1. CUSTODY AND VISITATION BY GAY AND LESBIAN PARENTS

  • § 1.01 Background
  • § 1.02 Misconceptions Regarding Gay and Lesbian Parents
  • § 1.03 Legal Issues; Expert’s Role
  • § 1.04 Illustrative Testimony to Establish Custody Right

Chapter 2. PROCEEDINGS TO APPOINT GUARDIAN BASED ON INCAPACITY FROM ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA

  • § 2.01 Background
  • § 2.02 Legal Aspects of Dementia
  • § 2.03 Proving Incapacity Based on Age-Associated Dementia
  • § 2.04 Prehearing Discovery
  • § 2.05 Illustrative Testimony to Establish Mental Incapacity Leading to Appointment of Guardian
  • § 2.06 References

Chapter 3. ROLE OF THE FAMILY LAWYER IN LITIGATION BY OR AGAINST A DECEDENT’S ESTATE

  • § 3.01 Background
  • § 3.02 Client Interview
  • § 3.03 Presentation of Claims; Time Limitations
  • § 3.04 Time Limitations for Prosecuting Claim
  • § 3.05 Locating, Interviewing, and Selecting Witnesses
  • § 3.06 Documentary Evidence
  • § 3.07 Selecting the Remedy
  • § 3.08 Selecting the Forum; Venue
  • § 3.09 Pleadings
  • § 3.10 Settlement
  • § 3.11 Discovery
  • § 3.12 Trial Preparation
  • § 3.13 Pretrial Conference
  • § 3.14 Trial

Chapter 4. ADVANCEMENTS: A USEFUL TOOL FOR THE FAMILY LAWYER

  • § 4.01 Background
  • § 4.02 Elements and Characteristics of Advancement
  • § 4.03 Evidentiary Matters
  • § 4.04 Remedies
  • § 4.05 Illustrative Pleadings
  • § 4.06 Illustrative Testimony to Establish That Decedent Intended Inter Vivos Gifts to Heir to Be Advancements
  • § 4.07 Model Jury Instructions

Table of Cases

Index

Volumes