Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Family law
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2006-08-25
Carswell

Family Law for Legal Professionals

Availability: In Stock

Family Law for Legal Professionals covers the substantive law and procedure on the core family law subjects, which will include the following:

  • Marriage
  • Annulment
  • Spousal support under both the Divorce Act and Family Law Act
  • Child support under both acts, including a detailed description of how to calculate child support under the Child Support Guidelines
  • Division of property between married spouses and the various applications to court regarding questions of title and property division
  • The matrimonial home, including transfer, mortgage, and the power of the court to award exclusive possession to one spouse
  • Custody and access under the Children's Law Reform Act
  • Domestic contracts, including marriage contracts, separation agreements, and cohabitation agreements
  • Children in need of protection under the Child and Family Services Act, and
  • Adoption under the Child and Family Services Act

In addition to an explanation of the substantive law and procedure, the book contains case examples and completed precedents to show step-by-step how to prepare some important documents such as:

  • Calculation of child support under the Child Support Guidelines
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Preparation of net family property statements
  • Preparation of divorce applications/ petitions
  • Steps in conducting an uncontested divorce
Carswell

Family Law for Legal Professionals

Availability: In Stock

Description

Family Law for Legal Professionals covers the substantive law and procedure on the core family law subjects, which will include the following:

  • Marriage
  • Annulment
  • Spousal support under both the Divorce Act and Family Law Act
  • Child support under both acts, including a detailed description of how to calculate child support under the Child Support Guidelines
  • Division of property between married spouses and the various applications to court regarding questions of title and property division
  • The matrimonial home, including transfer, mortgage, and the power of the court to award exclusive possession to one spouse
  • Custody and access under the Children's Law Reform Act
  • Domestic contracts, including marriage contracts, separation agreements, and cohabitation agreements
  • Children in need of protection under the Child and Family Services Act, and
  • Adoption under the Child and Family Services Act

In addition to an explanation of the substantive law and procedure, the book contains case examples and completed precedents to show step-by-step how to prepare some important documents such as:

  • Calculation of child support under the Child Support Guidelines
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Preparation of net family property statements
  • Preparation of divorce applications/ petitions
  • Steps in conducting an uncontested divorce