International Family Law Practice (Sixth Edition)



As a consequence of the increased mobility of families between different countries, family lawyers are now frequently faced with international issues arising in their cases. This major practitioner reference work provides comprehensive coverage of the international elements of English law and includes all relevant source material.
With no other similar work in this area, this book is an indispensable guide for solicitors, barristers and the judiciary to this rapidly expanding area of law and practice. Covering practical and expert advice on related international matters at a time of unrivalled uncertainty.

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Fully updated throughout, including the implications of the UK's final departure from the EU
Provides an unparalleled width of specialist coverage, with chapters dealing with key topics such as recognition of foreign marriages and divorce, financial provision after an overseas divorce, marital agreements, child abduction, child relocation, surrogacy, international adoption, enforcement, immigration issues and forced marriage
Useful practical chapters dealing with service, affidavits and statements of truth, evidence, cross border alternative dispute resolution, international judicial collaboration and legal aid
Indispensable appendices which not only contain the disparate relevant domestic and international legislation but also various Protocols and international Declarations.

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