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Barriers to Empowering Children in Private Family Law Proceedings

Felicity Bell.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 11684 words.

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Be Prepared in Advance: A Case for Allowing Binding Prenuptial Agreements in Hong Kong

Lawrence Li.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 12573 words.

Prenuptial agreements are not unusual in most common law jurisdictions. In fact, law reform has also been proposed in some of the remaining common law jurisdictions which do not recognize...

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The Best Interests of the Child: A Prevailing Consideration within Islamic Principles and a Governing Principle in Child Custody Cases in Pakistan

Shabnam Ishaque and Muhammad Mustafa Khan.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 10214 words.

Few legal scenarios are as emotionally charged as child custody disputes in divorce cases. Such disputes traumatize parents and adversely affect the concerned child who has to face loss of...

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The Canadian Experience with Views of the Child Reports: A Valuable Addition to the Toolbox?

Rachel Birnbaum, Nicholas Bala and John-Paul Boyd.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 10392 words.

Non-evaluative Views of the Child Reports prepared by legal or mental health professionals are an increasingly popular means of involving children in the resolution of parenting disputes in...

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Child Care Proceedings in Non-Specialist Courts: The Experience in Ireland

Conor O’Mahony, Kenneth Burns, Aisling Parkes and Caroline Shore.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 13747 words.

It is widely accepted that court proceedings concerning child protection are a particularly sensitive type of court proceedings that warrant a different approach to other types of...

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Child Support Judgments: Comparing Public Policy to the Public’s Policy

Ira Mark Ellman, Stephen Mckay, Joanna Miles and Caroline Bryson.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 13675 words.

Any child support regime necessarily makes policy choices about how parental income should be shared between the two parental households. Those choices involve balancing the claims of the...

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Children by Request: Romania’s Children Between Rights and International Politics

Mariela Neagu.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 11632 words.

This article analyses intercountry adoption within the international human rights law framework. It uses Romania as a case study, one of the main countries of origin throughout the 1990s,...

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Conscientious Objection to Performing Same-Sex Marriage in South Africa

Helen Kruuse.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 14321 words.

This article considers whether public servants should be exempt from South Africa’s equality provisions and anti-discrimination legislation in solemnizing same-sex marriages. In order to...

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Contact and Evaluations of Violence: An Intersectional Analysis of Swedish Court Orders

Linnéa Bruno.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 7370 words.

What are the impacts of age, ethnicity, and gender on ensuring children’s rights to participation and protection in disputed contact cases in which there are indications of violence?...

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Controversial Changes to the Family Justice System in New Zealand: Is the Private Law/Public Law Division Still Useful?

Bill Atkin.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 10711 words.

Many countries have grappled with the mechanisms for dealing with the care of children on family breakdown. To what extent should the state play an active part? To what extent should the...

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