Irish Family Law Handbook 6th Edition



By: Deirdre Kennedy, Elizabeth Maguire

Published: 12-11-2020

Format: Paperback

Edition: 6th

Extent: 712

ISBN: 9781526516411




About Irish Family Law Handbook

The sixth edition comprises consolidated and annotated legislation including coverage of more recent enactments like the Mediation Act 2017, the Domestic Violence Act 2018 and the Family Law (Divorce) Act 2019.


Each section is annotated to indicate amendments or repeals - key legal information which is quickly accessible and clearly outlined. Whatever aspect of family law you practice, this essential guide will ensure you've the latest legal guidance and reference information to hand at all times. The authors have expertly selected the family law statutes that busy practitioners need to refer to on a regular basis, as well as EU regulations and the Rules of Court.


Table Of Contents

Part 1: General Family Statutes

Guardianship of Infants Act 1964;

Maintenance Orders Act 1974;

Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses And Children) Act 1976;

Family Home Protection Act 1976;

Family Law Act 1981;

Domicile and Recognition of Foreign Divorces Act 1986;

Status of Children Act 1987;

Family Law Act 1988;

Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989;

Family Law Act 1995;

Domestic Violence Act 1996;

Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996;

Family Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997;

Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009;

Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010;

Mediation Act 2017;

Domestic Violence Act 2018;

Family Law (Divorce) Act 2019.



Part 2: Other Statutes

Bunreacht na hÉireann 1937;

Article 41;

Article 42;

Article 42A;

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997;

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Act 1998;

European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003.



Part 3: Court Rules

Circuit Court Rules 2001;

Order 59;

Order 59A;


Circuit Court Rules (Recording Of Proceedings) 2008;

Rules of the Superior Courts 1986;

Order 70;

Order 70A;

Order 70B;

Circuit Court Rules (Family Law) 2018.


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