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Adoption - Law and practice under the Revised European Convention on the Adoption of Children

by Collectif Conseil de l'Europe (April 01, 2013)

The Revised European Convention on the" Adoption of Children (RECAC) was introduced by the Council of Europe in 2008, in an effort to provide a modern framework for the adoption of children. It represents an...

Babygate: How to Survive Pregnancy and Parenting in the Workplace

by Dina Bakst, Phoebe Taubman & Elizabeth Gedmark The Feminist Press at CUNY (July 21, 2014)

An essential guide to navigating the workplace during pregnancy and early parenthood, including a state-specific guide to parents’ rights.

For Christ's Sake: End Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church ... for Good

by Bishop Geoffrey Robinson Garratt Publishing (July 01, 2013)

In this new book, Bishop Geoffrey Robinson pulls no punches in his effort to go beyond merely 'managing' sexual abuse in the Church. He leads up to a call for nothing less than a Council of the whole Church...

Collaborative Divorce: A New Paradigm

by Pauline H. Tesler & Peggy Thompson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

About half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce, and most of these divorces result in unnecessary collateral damage. Now there is a better way.

In Collaborative Divorce, Pauline Tesler and Peggy...

The Final Days of Alastair Nicholson: Chief Justice Family Court of Australia

by William John Stapleton (April 18, 2013)

Refusing to hide, Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia Alastair Nicholson, scheduled to appear before an inquiry into family law and child support, entered Australia's Parliament House in Canberra...

Chaos At the Crossroads: In the Beginning

by William John Stapleton (April 10, 2013)

In 2003 the then Prime Minister of Australia John Howard announced an inquiry into family law and joint custody, otherwise known as shared parenting, Family law was the country's single most controversial area...

Chaos At the Crossroads: The Birth of Dads On the Air

by William John Stapleton (April 08, 2013)

Dads On The Air, often shortened to DOTA, is a community radio program which began in western Sydney in August of 2000 with a small group of extremely disgruntled separated men who had no experience of radio...

Chaos At the Crossroads: State Created Pain

by William John Stapleton (April 08, 2013)

Despite the heat the issue of divorce, separation and the welfare of children had been generating for decades, the Australian Government was slow to address family law reform. While more than a million children...

Vulnerable Children and the Law: International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children's Rights

by Nicky Stanley, Helen Rhoades, Rosemary Sheehan & James Reid et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2012)

This book takes an international perspective on child welfare, examining how frameworks can be adapted to address the rights and best interests of children. Synthesising the latest research, experts redefine...

Twentieth Century Forcible Child Transfers

by Ruth Amir Lexington Books (November 27, 2018)

The current surge of displaced and trafficked children, child soldiers, and child refugees rekindles the virtually dead letter of the Genocide Convention prohibition on transferring children of one group to...

The Little Book of Restorative Justice for Older Adults

by Julie Friesen & Wendy Meek Good Books (August 22, 2017)

Exploring Restorative Justice Practices as a Compelling Response to the Challenges of an Aging Population

As our global population ages, conflicts and difficult conversations emerge. How will older adults decide...

Love & Money

by Ann-Margaret Carrozza & Dr. Phil McGraw Allworth (May 16, 2017)

"I have often said that money problems are not solved with money. Ann-Margaret understands it is not what you make but what you keep that matters. You will read this once and refer to it for years to come."...

Lawyering an Uncertain Cause

by Michele Statz Vanderbilt University Press (September 04, 2018)

Each year, a number of youth who migrate alone and clandestinely from China to the United States are apprehended, placed in removal proceedings, and designated as unaccompanied minors. These young migrants represent...

Premarital Agreements

by Linda J. Ravdin American Bar Association (December 01, 2017)

Premarital Agreements, Second Edition is an updated clearly written primer that focuses on the fundamentals involved in negotiating and drafting these agreements, explaining the most critical aspects involved...

Electronic Evidence for Family Law Attorneys

by Timothy Conlon & Aaron Hughes American Bar Association (April 09, 2019)

Issues of access to and the forensic use of electronic evidence are central to our social agenda—and nowhere are those issues more complicated than in family law. Who but a spouse knows your passwords and...

Saving International Adoption

by Mark Montgomery & Irene Powell Vanderbilt University Press (January 30, 2018)

International adoption is in a state of virtual collapse, rates having fallen by more than half since 2004 and continuing to fall. Yet around the world millions of orphaned and vulnerable children need permanent...

Preparing for Baby

by Nihara K. Choudhri American Bar Association (October 02, 2015)

Preparing for Baby is a must-have resource for every new and expecting parent, a legal and financial version of What to Expect While You're Expecting. Often, parents don't have the time or energy to deal with...

Selecting Your Mate

by V. A. Sutton VAS Publishing (November 27, 2017)

This is an informative explanation on mate selection. Since this is a topic of great controversy, it is an important task that will determine the path of the rest of your life. The decision that leads to a marital...

The Lure of Hope

by Michaela Stockey-Bridge Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (November 27, 2017)

The Lure of Hope portrays a snap shot of the rise and fall of commercial surrogacy in India. By chance, the author’s fieldwork began around the same time NSW legislation in Australia extended its ban on commercial...

A House Divided

by Jody Bruns Jody Bruns (October 01, 2017)

In,"A House Divided: The Clash between Divorce, Real Estate and Mortgage Financing" you'll learn what every divorcing person and divorce professional needs to know and how to avoid the common (and not so common)...

In the Best Interests of the Child

by Mili Mass Berghahn Books (May 07, 2018)

Marshalling her experience as an expert witness in court proceedings on non-consensual, confidential adoption in Israel, Mass describes legal proceedings following the Israeli state petition that declares children...

What You Need To Know About Divorce in Texas

by Michelle May O'Neil OWLaw Publishing LLC (August 10, 2017)

Family law is a complex practice area, regulated by rules that vary slightly from state to state. In Texas, the Texas Family Code governs and guides attorneys and their clients through the divorce process. ...

Echoes of Penn State: Facing Sexual Trauma

by Jennifer Storm Central Recovery Press (June 15, 2012)

On November 5, 2011, Jerry Sandusky, an assistant under Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, was arrested and charged with forty counts of sex crimes against young boys. The ensuing scandal not only rocked...

Children Held Hostage

by Stanley S. Clawar & Brynne V. Rivlin American Bar Association (August 01, 2014)

In Children Held Hostage, Stanley Clawar and Brynne Rivlin use important new research involving over 1,000 families to demonstrate that children can and are being used by parents in the divorce battle. Their...

The Path to a Successful Divorce

by Russell I Alexander Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyer (May 01, 2017)

Getting a Good Start on a Good Ending!

• How do I go about finding a good divorce lawyer?

• What can I expect to happen in Family Law Court?

• How do we divide all our stuff ?

• Do I have to go to court...

Through the Pained-Glass Window of Twitter: The Trauma, Sorrow and Destruction of Parental Alienation

by Dan O'Shea & Marnie Grundman B3D Enterprises LLC (July 17, 2017)

This is a story of one person's journey into and through Parental Alienation Syndrome and the experience of trauma, sorrow and destruction that comes with the syndrome. As a devoted husband and father of 32...

Same-Sex Marriage in the United States

by Jason Pierceson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 08, 2013)

Same-sex marriage has become one of the defining social issues in contemporary U.S. politics. State court decisions finding in favor of same-sex relationship equality claims have been central to the issue’s...

How to Beat Bullying at School

by 50MINUTES.Com (June 19, 2017)

Change is only 50 minutes away! Find out everything you need to know about dealing with your bullies with this straightforward guide.

Unfortunately, bullying is one of the biggest problems for schoolchildren,...

Rescuing Retirement

by Tony James, Teresa Ghilarducci & Timothy Geithner Columbia University Press (January 23, 2018)

Everyone deserves to be able to retire with dignity, but this core feature of the social contract is in jeopardy. Companies have swerved away from pensions, and most of the workforce has woefully inadequate...

American Family

by Catherine Marshall-Smith She Writes Press (June 13, 2017)

Richard and Michael, both three years sober, have just decided to celebrate their love by moving in together when Richard—driven by the desire to do the right thing for his ten-year-old-daughter, Brady, whom...

Same-Sex Marriage in the United States

by Jason Pierceson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 01, 2014)

Same-sex marriage has become one of the defining social issues in contemporary U.S. politics. State court decisions finding in favor of same-sex relationship equality claims have been central to the issue’s...

Battering States

by Madelaine Adelman Vanderbilt University Press (March 28, 2017)

Battering States explores the most personal part of people's lives as they intersect with a uniquely complex state system. The book examines how statecraft shapes domestic violence: how a state defines itself...

Intimacy Undone

by Malavika Rajkotia Speaking Tiger Books (February 06, 2017)

A leading expert in Indian family law and one of India’s most successful and respected divorce lawyers, Malavika Rajkotia has seen the drama of marriages coming undone at close quarters—the effects of infidelity,...

Chores and Responsibilities: A Child's Guide- Children's Family Life Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

When your kids are giving you a hard time when it comes to responsibilities and assignments at home, then this book is perfect for you. This book aims to make children understand the concept of responsibility...

Not Every Family Looks the Same- Children's Family Life Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Look at your mom and your dad. Now look at grandma and grandpa. You will notice that they may not look the same. Genetics can explain that. But what matters is that you understand that families may not look...

Every Family is Uniquely Special- Children's Family Life Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The family is the single most basic unit of society. Everything starts from here that is why it is important to establish the foundation and values of a child inside his own home. This book will show your kid...

Spending Quality Time with Mom- Children's Family Life Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

This is an inspiring read aloud book that will reinforce the idea of a mother to a child. Your child will learn different values as he/she reads through the pages of this book. Encourage sharing between friends...

Breaking Up Without Breaking Down

by Dr Tina Sinclair, Tricia Peters & Marguerite Picard Grammar Factory Pty. Ltd. (February 10, 2017)

There are many ways couples can end up in court or in adversarial negotiations, but there are just as many ways to avoid ending up that way.  Sometimes the issues that cause people to go to court look large,...

Governing the Hearth

by Michael Grossberg The University of North Carolina Press (January 21, 2004)

Presenting a new framework for understanding the complex but vital relationship between legal history and the family, Michael Grossberg analyzes the formation of legal policies on such issues as common law marriage,...

Crimes against Children

by Stephen Robertson The University of North Carolina Press (March 08, 2006)

In the first half of the twentieth century, Americans' intense concern with sex crimes against children led to a wave of public discussion, legislative action, and criminal prosecution. Stephen Robertson provides...

The Mormon Question

by Sarah Barringer Gordon The University of North Carolina Press (January 14, 2003)

From the Mormon Church's public announcement of its sanction of polygamy in 1852 until its formal decision to abandon the practice in 1890, people on both sides of the "Mormon question" debated central questions...

Hit Him Where It Hurts

by Sherri Donovan Adams Media (November 30, 2006)

You’re getting divorced. You want out or he wants out, but either way you’re tempted to bend over backward just to get it over with. The result: You get screwed. How screwed? Consider this: the average woman...

Surviving Separation And Divorce

by Loriann Hoff Oberlin Adams Media (April 01, 2005)

Reclaim you life and your self!

The weeks following your separation may prove to be the most difficult weeks of your life. But with a little help and support, you'll find the strength you need to get through...

Family Law (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (May 25, 2015)

Understanding the many theories involved in family law is made easy with an effective question-and-answer approach. This quick study guide discusses the most basic yet commonly misunderstood concepts of the...

The Woman's Holistic Guide to Divorce: Simple, Practical, and Light-Hearted Tips for Navigating the Treacherous Waters of Going Your Separate Way

by Wendi Schuller Sunstone Press (February 15, 2013)

A result of the author's own experience finding her way through a particularly traumatizing divorce, this guide includes the usual self-help aspect as well as stories and advice that other women were willing...

Youth and the Law

by Daniel J. Baum Dundurn (January 20, 2014)

What's the law? What does it mean? If the law is broken, especially criminal law, there may be a penalty. But who makes the law? How can the government draw lines in imposing individual responsibility? This...

Beyond Same-Sex Marriage: Perspectives on Marital Possibilities

by Ronald C. Den Otter, Sonu Bedi, Janet Bennion & Mark Goldfeder et al. Lexington Books (September 06, 2016)

Although the Supreme Court ruling ended a legal challenge to same-sex marriage, the debate continues and no one seems to know what lies on the horizon. This edited volume contributes to the growing literature...

My Partner, My Enemy: An Unflinching View of Domestic Violence and New Ways to Protect Victims

by John Michael Leventhal Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 03, 2016)

Domestic violence and abuse can unfortunately happen to anyone and is so often overlooked. In My Partner, My Enemy, Hon. John Michael Leventhal opens the readers’ eyes to the problem by looking at true cases...

What Your Divorce Lawyer May Not Tell You

by Margery Rubin & Sally Sampson Touchstone (August 04, 2009)

The 125 Questions every woman must ask!


Helping readers to make rational decisions in an irrational time, this expert guide takes women through the practical issues of divorce—especially the things their...

Why Marriage Matters

by Evan Wolfson Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2007)

Why Marriage Matters offers a compelling and clear discussion of a question at the forefront of our national consciousness. It is the work of a brilliant civil rights litigator who has dedicated his life to...