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Disability and Decision‐Making in Australian Care Proceedings

David McConnell, Gwynnyth Llewellyn and Luisa Ferronato.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 0 words.

Parents with intellectual disability are considered to be at increased risk of state intervention in the care of their children with high child removal rates reported. To explore this...

Equality, Needs, and Bad Behaviour: The ‘Other’ Decision-Making Approaches in Australian Matrimonial Property Cases

Helen Rhoades.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 0 words.

Australia’s matrimonial property division jurisprudence has tended to focus on cases involving large asset pools and successful business enterprises. This contribution draws on an empirical...

Contact/Shared Residence and Child Well-Being: Research Evidence and its Implications for Legal Decision-Making

Stephen Gilmore.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 9835 words.

This article considers the implications for legal decision-making of one aspect of research on children’s adjustment to parental separation: the significance for child well-being of...

Seeking Sperm: Accounts of Lesbian Couples’ Reproductive Decision-Making and Understandings of the Needs of the Child

Kathryn Almack.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 9723 words.

Same-sex couples and their children have been the subject of significant international attention over recent years, including debates about planned parenthood in the context of same-sex...

“Life”

Samuel M. Davis.

in Children's Rights Under and the Law

April 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 10083 words.

This chapter examines the issue of the right to life, or medical decision-making for children. It shows that over last three decades the trend has been toward greater state involvement in...

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Divorce

SANFORD N. KATZ.

in Family Law in America

December 2003; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 29188 words.

This chapter discusses divorce, both as a termination of marriage and the recognition of new relationships between divorcing spouses and their children. Topics covered include divorce...

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Considerations for Policymaking Affecting Adolescents in the Liberal Democracy

Vivian E. Hamilton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Children and the Law

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Family Law. 7562 words.

Adolescents are developmentally distinct from both children and fully mature adults in ways that are relevant to policymaking. This chapter discusses some of those developmental differences...

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Information sharing

Hugh Brayne and Helen Carr.

in Law for Social Workers

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 9919 words.

This chapter focuses on the principles involved in making decisions about whether or not to disclose information belonging to or concerning the service user. It starts with the government...

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Adoption and special guardianship

Stephen Gilmore and Lisa Glennon.

in Hayes & Williams' Family Law

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 34716 words.

This chapter examines the legal mechanisms by which children can be provided with long-term alternative secure family placements: the law on adoption and special guardianship. Topics...

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Adoption and special guardianship

Stephen Gilmore and Lisa Glennon.

in Hayes & Williams' Family Law

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 38707 words.

This chapter examines the legal mechanisms by which children can be provided with long-term alternative secure family placements: the law on adoption and special guardianship. Topics...

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The Principles of American Family Law

Brian H. Bix.

in The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law

April 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 6872 words.

This chapter introduces the reader to the principles of family law in the United States. It begins with a review of federalism, ex ante versus ex post decision making, and discretionary...

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The Medical Treatment of Children

Dianne Scullion.

in Family Law

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 20163 words.

This chapter discusses who can consent to or refuse medical treatment for a child, and considers in what circumstances the child themselves can make this decision. This involves discussion...

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Children's Rights Under and the Law

Samuel Davis.

April 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Family Law. 474 pages.

This book examines ways in which the law relates to children, from private law (torts, contracts, property, child labor, and emancipation) to public law (First Amendment rights of children...

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Adoption and Special Guardianship

N V Lowe and G Douglas.

in Bromley's Family Law

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 38092 words.

This chapter discusses the law on adoption. It covers the nature of adoption and background to the legislation; comparison of adoption with other legal relationships and orders; adoption...

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Parental Responsibility

Sonia Harris-Short, Joanna Miles and Rob George.

in Family Law

June 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 33605 words.

All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource. This...

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Older People and Healthcare

Jonathan Herring.

in Older People in Law and Society

March 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 19296 words.

This chapter considers the health care services offered to the elderly. In particular, it reviews claims that ‘age-based rationing’ takes place within the NHS and addresses the debate as to...

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The Age of Division

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone.

in Red Families v. Blue Families

November 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 4972 words.

This chapter focuses on how the age at family formation mirrors the different ideals of the red and blue families. According to research, adults use their amygdala which is the evolutionary...

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Abortion, Law, and the Cognitive Map

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone.

in Red Families v. Blue Families

November 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 5399 words.

While contraception is the vital aspect of the blue family model, abortion is the unfortunate yet essential backup. This is in contrast with the red family model wherein the issue of...

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Custody and Compromise

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone.

in Red Families v. Blue Families

November 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 5388 words.

The issue of custody is the least recognizable dispute within the culture wars. Since the enforcement of sexual and marital policies is one of the forefronts of this cultural disagreement,...

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Adoption

Susan Heenan and Anna Heenan.

in Family Law Concentrate

August 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 7183 words.

Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are...

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