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The International Survey of Family Law: 2013 Edition

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Publisher: Family Law
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781846617263
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Why should you buy The International Survey of Family Law: 2013 Edition


The International Survey of Family Law is the International Society of Family Law's annual review of developments in family law across the world. The 2013 edition covers developments in over 20 countries written by leading academics and family law experts.

Each article is accompanied by a French language abstract.

The 2013 Survey contains contributions from a diverse selection of countries where there have been important developments in family law, including:

  • Children's Rights in Angola
  • Law and Surrogacy Arrangements in India
  • Parental Authority, Contact and Sharing of Child Support in Japan
  • Future Powers of Attorney in Norway
  • Family Law Reform in Mexico City
  • Divorce Law in Poland
  • The Reform of Adoption Law in South Korea
  • The Past, Present, and Future of the Marital Presumption in the United States

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Table of contents

International and European Developments in Family Law 2013 
Louise Crowley

Angola: A Preliminary Appraisal of the Normative Gains for Children’s Rights in the Angolan Children’s Act (Act 25/12 of 22 August 2012)
Julia Sloth-Nielsen and Aquinaldo Mandlate

Australia: New Frontiers for Family Law
Lisa Young

Denmark: Important Recent Developments in Danish Family Law
Marianne Holdgaard

England and Wales: The Battle for Children’s Souls: The Role of Religion in Parental Disputes
Mary Welstead

France: A Chronicle of French Family Law
Centre de droit de la famille (Université Jean Moulin)

Germany: Abolition of Legal Discrimination and Implications of Highest-Court Case-Law
Luise Hauschild

Hungary: Parental Responsibilities and the Child’s Best Interest in the New Hungarian Civil Code (2013)
Orsolya Szeibert

India: Law and Surrogacy Arrangements in India
Anil Malhotra and Ranjit Malhotra

Ireland: Constitutional Recognition of Children’s Rights and Paramountcy of Welfare
Maebh Harding

Israel: The Developing Right to Parenthood in Israeli Law
Rhona Schuz

Japan: Family Law in Japan in 2012 – Introduction of the Stop System of Parental Authority, and the Stipulation of Contact and Sharing of Child Support
Kayo Kuribayashi

Kazakhstan: The Reform of the Family Legislation of Kazakhstan: Expectations and Outcomes
Maria Baideldinova Dalpane and Federico Dalpane

Macedonia: The Exercise of Parental Rights After Divorce in Macedonian Family Law
Dejan Mickovik and Angel Ristov

Mexico: Family Law Reform in Mexico City: The Contemporary Legal and Political Intersections
Graciela Jasa Silveira

New Zealand: 2013: A Time of Change in New Zealand Family Law – Marriage Equality, International Surrogacy and Ongoing Changes to the Family Court
Mark Henaghan and Ruth Ballantyne

Norway: Future Powers of Attorney
Peter Hambro

Poland: Divorce Law in Poland: A New Regime Needed?
Anna Stępien-Sporek, Paweł Stoppa and Margaret Ryznar

Scotland: Can Family Law be Rendered More Accessible?
Elaine E Sutherland

South Africa: You Reap What You Sow: Regulating Marriages and Intimate Partnerships in a Diverse, Post-Apartheid Society
Helen Kruuse

South Korea: The Reform of Adoption Law in Korea
Jinsu Yune

Switzerland: A New Law for the Protection of Adults
Ingeborg Schwenzer and Tomie Keller

United States: The Past, Present and Future of the Marital Presumption
June Carbone and Naomi Cahn

Vanuatu: Finding the Law on Adoption in Vanuatu
Jennifer Corrin