Family Law, 1st Edition by Louise Crowley

Author: Louise Crowley
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 18/12/2013
ISBN: 9780414032286
Jurisdiction: Ireland

Family Law provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of family law. It also addresses concept of modern family law issues, including rights of same-sex couples, private ordering on marital breakdown, the Europeanisation of family law and the increasing role of mediation and collaboration in family law disputes

Updates on

  • 20 years of divorce law
  • The growing impact of European law on domestic family law regulation
  • The impact of the elevated Constitutional position of the child
  • The shift towards broadening the traditional concept of the family under Irish law
  • Current reform proposals in relation to the traditional concepts of guardianship, custody and access
  • Summarises the impact on enforcement of important recent legislation, including the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 and the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Acts 2009 and 2013
  • The role of the State in protecting vulnerable family members
  • Proposals for change in the Irish family law courts system.

About the Author

Dr Louise Crowley is a qualified solicitor and a graduate of University College Cork (BCL 1996; LLM 1997) Louise was appointed to a college lectureship in UCC in 2000. She has written extensively on family law matters. Publications include Family Law Nutshell (Thomson Reuters Round Hall 2008). She has also made contribution to Family Law (Oxford University Press 2008), the Family Law Practitioner (Thomson Reuters Round Hall 2000), Child and Family Law Quarterly and the Irish Journal of Family Law (Thomson Reuters Round Hall).