Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Contemporary Family Law - 2nd edition

Contemporary Family Law (ISBN10: 0314195653; ISBN13: 9780314195654)
ISBN13: 978-0314195654
ISBN10: 0314195653

Summary: Contemporary Family Law is the first family law casebook entirely conceived and written in the twenty-first century. The text captures the rapid evolution of doctrine, introduces students to emerging policy debates, and explores issues that arise in family law practice including the importance of collaborating with professionals from other disciplines. The book emphasizes that families take a variety of forms, including marital and nonmarital relationships, and that constitutional co
nsiderations play an increasingly important role in family law. Contemporary Family Law includes several chapters that do not appear in most other family law casebooks. For example, it devotes separate chapters to lawyering, private ordering, and alternative dispute resolution. And, in contrast to the usual approach, the book treats property distribution and alimony in separate chapters to emphasize each topic?s distinctive theoretical and practical aspects. Moreover, because child custody arrangements lead to some of the most acrimonious legal disputes, this casebook devotes two separate chapters to custody: the first treats the initial custody decision, and the second explores disputes that arise over visitation, custody, and key childrearing decisions after the initial disposition. In addition, the book emphasizes the importance of legal practice issues by placing the lawyering chapter at the beginning of the book, and by using problems that enable students to apply doctrine.
...show more
Summary: Contemporary Family Law is the first family law casebook entirely conceived and written in the twenty-first century. The text captures the rapid evolution of doctrine, introduces students to emerging policy debates, and explores issues that arise in family law practice including the importance of collaborating with professionals from other disciplines. The book emphasizes that families take a variety of forms, including marital and nonmarital relationships, and that constitutional considerations play an increasingly important role in family law. Contemporary Family Law includes several chapters that do not appear in most other family law casebooks. For example, it devotes separate chapters to lawyering, private ordering, and alternative dispute resolution. And, in contrast to the usual approach, the book treats property distribution and alimony in separate chapters to emphasize each topic?s distinctive theoretical and practical aspects. Moreover, because child custody arrangements lead to some of the most acrimonious legal disputes, this casebook devotes two separate chapters to custody: the first treats the initial custody decision, and the second explores disputes that arise over visitation, custody, and key childrearing decisions after the initial disposition. In addition, the book emphasizes the importance of legal practice issues by placing the lawyering chapter at the beginning of the book, and by using problems that enable students to apply doctrine. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (Law Books)
Published: 05/05/2009
International: No

Other Editions of Contemporary Family Law:


List Price: $184.00
Used $5.00
Used
Save $179.00 (97%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 18 hours and 4 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $2.99

14 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Contemporary Family Law
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (14)  |  New (1)  |  Very Good (1)  |  Good (8)  |  Acceptable (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$2.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
One Planet Books
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.55
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ...show more code or dust jacket ...show less
$3.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Goodwill of Greater Washington
Washington, DC
Seller Rating: 4.66
Good
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Books4Cause il
Skokie, IL
Seller Rating: 4.42
2009 Hardcover Good Great reading/study copy. May have highlights and/or notes. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
$6.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Firehouse Liquidation
Vancouver, WA
Seller Rating: 4.21
May NOT include supplemental materials such as CDs and access codes. May include some highlighting or writing. Ships next business day! Choose expedited shipping for delivery in 2-6 business days! Exc ...show moreellent customer service! ...show less
$7.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Preston
Dallas, TX
Seller Rating: 3.67
2009 Hardcover Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$17.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 3.79
Saint Paul, MN 2009 Hard cover 2nd ed. Good. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 1193 p. American Casebooks.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close