"Family law" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Family Law for Paralegals

    FAMILY LAW OVERVIEW PART II Family Law - Part II LEG400 December 10‚ 2011 Within this paper an overview of family law will be highlighted. The impact and state requirements by the Child Support Enforcement and Establishment of Paternity Act of 1974 will be discussed. Child support‚ guidelines‚ enforcement‚ duration‚ and tax implications will be analyzed. The difference between permanent alimony‚ lump-sum support‚ and rehabilitative support in spousal support

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  • Family LAw

    Family law is the body of law pertaining to marriage and matrimonial issues. Its main aim is to protect each member of a family‚ whether that family is nuclear‚ de-facto‚ single parent‚ Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or blended in nature‚ as family is the foundation of society. It can be argued that as society progresses in an ever developing world‚ the law continues to languish behind society’s changing values in regards to the recognition of same-sex relationships‚ surrogacy and birth technologies

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  • Anatomy of a Family Law Case

    Family law covers rules for living together‚ prenuptial agreements‚ marriage‚ divorce‚ alimony‚ and mediation‚ along with the laws on domestic violence‚ child support‚ child custody and visitation‚ adoption‚ same-sex marriage‚ elder care‚ and senior law. Laws governing these areas vary from state to state. Family law courts hear cases involving these areas. Many of the courts offer access to self-help services and legal forms for individuals to proceed without an attorney. Family law is ruled

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  • Families of Law

    Law and Society Families of Law Unit 3- Written Assignment Tami Daniels 03/28/2011 Unit 3 Essay- Part Two Name of Country: Great Britain Family of law followed: Common law How disputes are settled: Litigation‚ Arbitration‚ and Mediation How cases are handled: Adversary system; case law takes precedence In this section‚ discuss the following: • How would your friend’s theft be dealt with under the law in this country? In Great Britain‚ the Theft

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  • Family Laws

    Family Law Family law is an area of law that deals with family related issues and domestic relations including – the nature of marriage‚ domestic partnerships‚ spousal abuse‚ adoption‚ child custody‚ surrogacy‚ divorce‚ property rights‚ alimony and others. In the past‚ family law was largely concentrated around issues of marriage‚ divorce‚ property rights and succession. In certain societies such as India‚ the modern family law continues to be subjected to customary law – the customs‚ conventions

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  • Family Law - de Facto Relationships

    FAMILY LAW – DE FACTO RELATIONSHIPS How is the relationship formed in Australia? According to Section 4AA of the Family Law Act 1975‚ the meaning of a de facto relationship involves two people (homosexual or heterosexual) where:- the people are not or were not legally married to each other. the people are not related to each other; parent‚ child(including adopted children)‚ sibling or descendant. the people have a relationship as a couple living together on a bona fide domestic basis.

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  • Legal Essay - Family Law

    places laws upon different family arrangements to ensure that members of all families have legal protection. Marriage is the union of man and women to become husband and wife. However‚ when a couple undergoes divorce‚ in order for each individual to achieve justice‚ there are various laws that come into place. The laws regarding dissolution are: Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) and Property (Relationships) Act 1984 (NSW). The Family Law Act 1975 (Cwlth) is a statute that governs divorce law. Under this

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  • Family Law Reform

    Evaluate the effectiveness of law reform in achieving just outcomes for family members The Australian family law system aims to provide just outcomes for family members through its role in maintaining fairness‚ justice and equality. However‚ many flaws and faults still exist in the system that does not always result in the most beneficial outcome for all family members. Due to the constant change and shifts in beliefs towards families in today’s society‚ law reform is a fundamental aspect in ensuring

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  • Family Law Act 1975

    In 1975‚ the Australian Government introduced the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) in order to uphold a balance between spouses and de facto partners in regards to supporting and maintaining each parties legal rights. However‚ in recent years this legislation has caused growing disharmony between parental figures‚ with the rights of perspective fathers as well as existing ones‚ being neglected in the court of law. Major societal concerns have come to light in regard to a father’s legal rights under the

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  • Irish Family Law

    BA Early Childhood Studies & Practice The Child and Family in Irish Law The Child and Family in Irish Law Assignment 31st January 2012 Discuss some of the key provisions and principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the child. Include an example of Irish law or police that complies /does not comply with the States obligations under the convention. Introduction This essay will look at some of the

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