AUSTRALIAN FAMILY LAW IN CONTEXT provides a contemporary and innovative examination of family law materials from a range of disciplines and a diversity of perspectives. All viewpoints that may be found in the legal literature on family law are represented in the book through extracts, notes and questions. The fifth edition is thoroughly revised and updated throughout. It draws upon the latest research, including the findings of the Australian Institute of Family Studies in evaluating the 2006 reforms. The new edition also includes explanation of the amendments to the Family Law Act concerning family violence; trusts after Kennon v Spry; the latest case law on determining whether parties were in a de facto relationship; and recent case law concerning parenting orders.
Commentary and Materials
Publication Date: 2012/02/01