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The fastest way to access the latest law reports, case law, commentary, precedents, news and legal and administrative changes. You can tailor Family Law Online to suit your particular practice needs without taking unnecessary modules. You can even give each practitioner in your firm different modules, according to their specialisms.
These services give you access to the UK’s leading publications on family law. Together, these books and services offer the best guidance you can find anywhere in the country. Combined with access to the statutes, SIs, forms and precedents, you can deliver formidable legal advice to and for your clients much more quickly.
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With the current challenging professional climate, we, as family lawyers must be able to work as effectively as possible. Books Online can be added to your existing online service to ensure you have access to all your resources quickly and with ease.
This digital library comprises an extensive range of leading practitioner textbooks. Perfect in breadth and depth for your legal research, with all the benefits of our online platform such as:
Child and Family Law Quarterly (CFLQ) contains essential articles and comment on all aspects of family and child law.
Edited by leading family law academics, supported by a distinguished editorial board and peer reviewed for excellence, this is an invaluable resource for all practitioners, academics and policy makers both in the UK and abroad.
It provides a unique multi-disciplinary forum for the publication of high quality research material, analysis and commentary and is at the very heart of the debate of all prominent developments in family law today.
It covers such matters as:
Subscribe to Child and Family Law Quarterly and receive:
This work provides an unrivalled source of advice and expertise, dealing with day-to-day problems, delivering practical solutions and is available as either a print or online subscription. Written by a leading family law barrister, the author meets the requirements of the modern practitioner, offering detailed coverage of all major issues.
A subscription provides:
Recognised as the standard reference work on the subject, Emergency Remedies in the Family Courts gives practical guidance on how all emergency applications should be made and is available as an online or print subscription.
For any family law crisis, Emergency Remedies in the Family Courts:
Written and edited by an unrivalled team of experts, definitive advice is provided on all aspects of the law, together with guidance on over 70 urgent applications, including:
Emergency Remedies in the Family Courts has a unique format comprising four parts:
Using the latest technology, it contains dozens of innovative features for you and your clients, including:
Ensure you are listed with your fellow family law professionals including: Solicitors, Barristers, Mediators, Arbitrators, Experts and Independent Social Workers.
Family Law is the leading practitioner journal, ensuring all family law professionals keep up with the latest developments and their impact on practice. Each issue contains the latest news of legislative change, authoritative case reports, invaluable articles and news items written and compiled by experts for the practising family law professional.
A subscription to Family Law provides:
Family Law Precedents Service provides family and child law practitioners with a comprehensive library of reliable and practical precedents designed to meet all your day-to-day needs at every stage.
An exhaustive collection of precedents for applications and orders in respect of the most common – and many not so common – family proceedings is provided, together with a range of additional documents such as client care letters, declarations of trust and cohabitation agreements.
Each precedent is generously annotated and well presented with drafting advice and procedural guides so that its form of words can be understood in the context of the law that governs it.
Family Law Precedents Service offers authoritative guidance and excellent value for money in a single volume and is a must for any practitioner carrying out children or financial remedies work.
Family Law Precedents Service provides:
This major work offers authoritative guidance and excellent value for money in a single volume and is a must for any practitioner carrying out children or financial remedies work.
Family Law Reports contains verbatim reports of every important Family Division, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European courts case, and also includes practice directions, covering the whole range of family law, public and private child law.
Family Law Reports provides the following key features:
Authoritative, comprehensive, practical and written by two leading child lawyers, advised by a board of eminent child law experts, Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice is firmly established as the leading reference work on the subject and is available as both a print and online subscription.
Conceived and written around the Children Act 1989, the work is regularly commended for its user-friendly approach and for concentrating on the issues that really matter in both public and private law. Clear narrative is complemented by numerous time-saving checklists, procedural tables and flow-charts. Relevant statutory materials are included and the whole work is extensively cross-referenced.
Used by all sectors of the profession including solicitors, the judiciary, barristers, local authorities and social services, this work is relied upon daily in all levels of court. Here's why:
Detailed and practical advice is written by The Hon Mr Justice McFarlane and Madeleine Reardon, Barrister
Flow-charts, checklists and procedural tables take you step-by-step through all the procedures relevant to your application
Includes all the relevant statutes and statutory materials
Frequent and Economical Updating Service
To keep pace with all of the latest changes in this important area of practice the work is updated three times a year by Madeleine Reardon, a barrister who is in the thick of undertaking the work in day-to-day practice, and The Rt Hon Sir Andrew McFarlane, who is now a Court of Appeal judge and was a member of the Norgrove Family Justice Review Panel
Portable Core Narrative Binder
This binder contains all the essential procedural narrative that you need to take to court, which along with Hershman and McFarlane: Children Act Handbook, makes the perfect portable library of practical information for court proceedings
FREE Hershman and McFarlane Children Act Handbook
Includes a free copy of the latest Hershman and McFarlane: Children Act Handbook, published annually, providing a single volume source of key legislation and guidance materials.
A subscription to the full International Children Law Focus will provide you with:
International Family Law looks at some of the deeper issues concerning the rationale and jurisprudence of existing law. International family law reform can best go forward when practitioners and academics learn from and communicate with each other.
As well as dealing with practical issues affecting lawyers' case work, International Family Law looks at some of the deeper issues concerning the rationale and jurisprudence of existing law. International family law reform can best go forward when practitioners and academics learn from and communicate with each other.
Edited by Elizabeth Walsh, the respected editor of, with the help of leading family law specialists from around the world, International Family Law will keep you fully informed of all the latest developments in such subject areas as; Forum shopping, International enforcement, International parental child abduction, conflicts of matrimonial and property laws and isclosure of evidence.
Regular articles on the wider cultural issues of divorce around the world also help you to comprehend the context of each case.This unique, wide-ranging coverage ensures that International Family Law is an essential resource for family law libraries everywhere.
Each issue contains:
PracticePlus is your direct route into Family Law Online; providing concise application guidance, which links into the Family Law core, authoritative reference materials together with interactive and automated documents. It is vital to help you keep up with the changing way in which the law is practised in today's increasingly competitive legal market.
To arrange your FREE 14-day trial to the online service or to find out how PracticePlus will benefit your day-to-day work call our account management team on +44 (0)117 918 1555.
The expert content of the Red Book can also be accessed via our online platform. The service allows you to create PDFs of on-screen content, is compatible with mobile devices, and its improved search engine provides indexing, hyperlinks and a search filter to help you find the information you need quicker than ever before. Plus, you will also benefit from the following key features: