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Commonwealth Caribbean Family Law: Husband, Wife and Cohabitant

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This important new text is the product of several years of research of the family law of fifteen Commonwealth Caribbean jurisdictions. It is the first and only legal text that comprehensively covers all the main substantive areas of spousal family law, including marriage, divorce, financial support, property rights and domestic violence.

The rights of the statutory spouse in the jurisdictions of Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago are examined, thus addressing, on a jurisdictional basis, an important area of spousal family that is seldom covered in English family law texts. The book also covers the number and variations of divorce regimes applicable to the region the matrimonial offence divorce model of Guyana and Montserrat, the English five fact model of Trinidad and Tobago, Dominica, Grenada, Anguilla, and St Vincent and the Grenadines, the hybrid model of Antigua and Barbuda, Belize and St Kitts and Nevis, and the no fault model of Jamaica and Barbados.

This book will prove an indispensable resource for law students and legal academics, as well as for family law practitioners across the English-speaking Caribbean. Other professionals, including sociologists and social workers, will also find the book useful and informative. "

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Family Law /5E

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The best-selling textbook in this area, Family Law provides an exceptional grounding in this fascinating, and often controversial, subject. Family Law forms part of the successful Longman Law series, trusted by generations of students to spark their intellectual curiosity, it provide today's law students with the best possible basis for legal study through: - Clear, academically rich and scholarly exposition of legal doctrine - Scintillating analysis of the theories, policies and societal influences underpinning the legal principles - Engaging author commentary, a highly readable style and innovative stylistic features to support study and illuminate the complexities of the law

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Private International Family Law

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Drawing on legislation that has developed from international agreements attempting to harmonize different systems of law and also on case law from across the Commonwealth Caribbean, this book provides practitioners and students with a systematic guide to the principles and practice and the complexities and subtleties of the nature of family arrangements, Marriage, Matrimonial Causes, Unions other than marriage, Children and Property.

In this his second contribution to literature on private international law, Winston Anderson expands on his earlier acclaimed work in Elements of Private International Law and presents the case for further harmonization of this area of law.

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