Essays Tagged: "Family law"

Court Report - report on visit to a court.

Court has a system whereby they allocate different types of cases for different days. Friday is the Family Law and Domestic Violence day and hence all the cases debated were to do with these matters.3 ... at laws did the proceedings arise at the hearing?The laws involved with the hearing were to do with Family law. The case was to do with parents fighting for custody of their children where they had se ...

(3 pages) 228 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

An Assessment of Option House, a Shelter for Battered Women.

Option House is a family violence intervention and prevention services agency providing a temporary crisis interventio ... ent calls for providing outreach services, legal services, information, education, and awareness to family violence victims. Their philosophy of promoting the health, safety and rights of victims of f ... crisis intervention, temporary emergency shelter, food, clothing and support services to victims of family violence.B.Providing transitional housing to promote an independent and productive lifestyle ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What are parental rights and how do they apply in specific family law situations?

I.Introduction of topic: What are parental rights and how do they apply in specific family law situations?II.Definition of termsA.Pro PerB.Sole legal custodyC.Joint legal custodyD.Prim ... al custodyD.Primary physical custodyE.VisitationF.Child custody proceedingIII.Options available for Family Court representationA. Retain an attorney1.Advantage: Attorney understands rights and rules o ... r1.Advantage: Minimal cost2.Disadvantage: Labor and time intensive; Parent must research California Family Law; Parent represents self in courtIV.Child custody determinationA.Sole Legal Custody1.Advan ...

(12 pages) 116 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Family Law Act 1975

Lyndon B. Johnson, a past president of the United States of America, once said, "The family is the corner stone of our society. More than any other force, it shapes the attitude, the ho ... force, it shapes the attitude, the hopes, the ambitions, and the values of the child. And, when the family collapses it is the children that are usually damaged. When it happens on a massive scale the ... t happens on a massive scale the community itself is crippled. So, unless we work to strengthen the family, to create conditions under which most parents will stay together, all the rest -- schools, p ...

(7 pages) 97 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Why is the divorce rate increasing?

e legally married. These figures suggest that society still places a high value on marriage and the family.Bibliography:Bottomley, Gay. (1988) "What is going on to Family Law? A Feminist Critique of C ... t is going on to Family Law? A Feminist Critique of Conciliation." In Women in Law: Explorations in Family and Sexuality,London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.McGlone, F., Park, A. and Smith, K. (1998) F ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Family legal studies

ibute to the care and welfare of the other spouse and/or children of the marriage. Under s.72 of theFamily Law Act 1975 (Cth), a spouse may be obligated to provide maintenance to the other spouse if t ... maintenance should be fulfilled and determined on the factors of children and property.2) A blended family is one where one parent is a stepparent. Step-parents do not have the same legal responsibili ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens