Family Law practice has undergone a period of rapid and significant change with the removal of legal aid funding and the establishment of the single Family Court in particular represent major adjustment for those working in the field. A Practical Approach to Family Law provides a clear picture of the law and practice relating to family proceedings in the family court, county courts, and the High Court. Its breadth of coverage and accessible style has made it an essential resource for students and practitioners alike. In an area which continues to evolve this text is a trusted and reliable resource for busy practitioners. It's clear and accessible style make it an ideal tool for both students on LPC and ILEX courses and those in practice. Providing practical advice on the application of legal principles alongside helpful summaries the text gives a detailed overview of a broad range of family law issues. Written by a respected and authoritative team, the tenth edition of A Practical Approach to Family Law has been fully updated to take account of recent developments including the changes to legal aid for family cases and the introduction of the single family court; new rules on the instruction of experts; new approach to care proceedings and court-enforced timetable to avoid delay; and the replacement of residence and contact orders with child arrangements orders. There is also increased coverage of adoption alongside key material on mediation, child support and welfare benefits. Very much a practical guide, the book makes extensive use of examples and key documents to assist the busy practitioner and student. With additional advice on library, information, and professional development resources, A Practical Approach to Family Law provides real assistance in dealing with this dynamic area of law. The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource for those new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promotes clarity and ease of understanding.