Family law : examples and explanations

Oliphant, Robert E., 1938-
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  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Marriage : history -- Marriage contracts : requirements and restrictions -- Annulment of marriage -- Who may divorce? Restrictions and requirements -- Child custody and parenting plans -- Modifying custody : relocating to another jurisdiction -- Interstate custody struggles : the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act and the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act : history, restrictions, and requirements -- Parenting time and visitation -- Establishing child support -- Child support modification and enforcement -- Alimony and necessaries -- Modification of alimony -- Dividing the marital estate upon divorce -- Premarital (antenuptial or prenuptial) contracts : history, requirements, and restrictions -- Cohabitation without formal marriage -- Determining parentage -- Adoption -- Alternative reproduction : history, restrictions, and requirements -- Domestic violence -- Neglect, dependency, child abuse, and termination of parental rights -- Abortion -- Mediation, collaborative law, parenting coordination, and arbitration -- Professional responsibility -- Jurisdiction