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The Family Lawyer

Author : James Patterson
ISBN : 9781538711347
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 46. 43 MB
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From the world's #1 bestselling writer--3 pulse-pounding novels in one book! THE FAMILY LAWYER with Robert Rotstein: Matthew Hovanes is living a parent's worst nightmare: his young daughter is accused of bullying another girl into suicide. But this loving father is also a skilled criminal defense attorney. And something here doesn't add up... NIGHT SNIPER with Christopher Charles: Cheryl Mabern is the NYPD's most brilliant detective--and the most damaged. Now she must confront her darkest fears to stop a calculating killer committing random murders. THE GOOD SISTER with Rachel Howzell Hall: Her beloved sister's cheating husband has been found dead. Now, Dani Lawrence must decide if she will help the investigation that could put her sister away...or obstruct it by any means necessary.

The Family Law

Author : Benjamin Law
ISBN : 1921870354
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 41. 58 MB
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Now a major SBS television series! Meet the Law family - eccentric, endearing and hard to resist. Your guide: Benjamin, the third of five children and a born humorist. Join him as he tries to answer some puzzling questions: Why won't his Chinese dad wear made-in-China underpants? Why was most of his extended family deported in the 1980s? Will his childhood dreams of Home and Away stardom come to nothing? What are his chances of finding love? Hilarious and moving, The Family Law is a linked series of tales from a beloved Australian writer. 'A vivid, gorgeously garish, Technicolour portrait of a family. It's impossible not to let oneself go along for the ride and emerge at the book's end enlightened, touched, thrilling with laughter.' --Marieke Hardy 'Benjamin Law manages to be scatagogical, hilarious and heartbreaking all at the same time. Every sentence fizzes like an exploding fireball of energy.' --Alice Pung 'Law is a writer of great wit and warmth who combines apparently artless and effortless comedian's patter with a high level of technical skill.' --Sydney Morning Herald 'An addictive read.' --Courier-Mail 'Very may find yourself at times almost barking with laughter' --the Monthly 'An engaging read.' --West Weekend Magazine, West Australian 'Wonderful. Everyone should run to their nearest bookshop and buy a copy.' --Defamer 'Simultaneously weird and instantly recognisable, the Laws are an Australian family it's well worth getting to know' --the Enthusiast 'Enjoyable, easy reading ... Law is a considerable talent with a long future ahead of him.' --Literary Minded 'The eccentric, clever and beautifully resonant The Family Law. It's sharply written, brilliantly observed and infused with an authenticity that makes it compelling.' --Saturday Age Benjamin Law is the author of The Family Law and Gaysia, and a frequent contributor to the Monthly, frankie and Good Weekend. Benjamin writes for publications, businesses and agencies worldwide, and co-wrote the TV adaptation of The Family Law for SBS and Matchbox Pictures.

Work Of The Family Lawyer

Author : Robert E. Oliphant
ISBN : 9781454877615
Genre : Law
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More concise and practice-focused than traditional casebooks, Work of the Family Lawyer, 4E integrates the study of fundamental family law principles with analysis of the policy challenges and practical problems faced by today s family lawyers. The Reflective Questions, which follow narrative sections of the book, help to stimulate analysis and spark classroom discussion, and the flexible design makes the book an effective learning tool for traditional classrooms, simulated courses, and in clinical settings. Features: Reflective Questions follow narrative sections of the book to stimulate analysis and spark classroom discussion. Reduced number of chapters with deleted material merged into existing chapters.

Keeping It Civil

Author : Margaret Klaw
ISBN : 9781616203443
Genre : Law
File Size : 37. 76 MB
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Provocative true cases that explore the intersection of our most intimate relationships and the law—and offer a window into how we define a family today. A woman seeking a divorce has no idea of the family finances—her husband doled out money only after she gave him requisition slips for her intended purchases. A lesbian couple wants to include their sperm donor in their child’s life—the sperm donor is the brother of one partner, so he will be the biological father as well as the child’s uncle. These are the clients who come knocking on family lawyer Margaret Klaw’s door, hoping for resolution.

Cross Examination

Author : Stephen Gassman
ISBN : 1939720001
Genre :
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This book provides a concise guide to the essential foundations of planning and executing effective cross-examinations. It begins with the discussion of the fundamentals including the important distinctions to be drawn between bench and jury trials, the contrast between direct examination and cross-examination, the different attributes and techniques involved in "constructive" vs. "destructive" cross and an overview of the basic mandates of the techniques of cross-examination that ensure the attorney remains in control of the cross-examination and never relinquishes that control to the witness. The work also explains important psychological principles such as "Primacy" and "Recency" that must be considered in structuring and sequencing various lines of cross-examination as well as various cross techniques such as the use of "looping" and "trilogies" to increase the dramatic impact of the cross-examination. Discussion of pace and timing are included to assist the attorney in creating cross-examinations that flow naturally and grab the attention and hold the interest of the fact-finder. The text also covers such important concepts as the use of verbal language and body language to maximize the impact of the cross-examination and the critical importance of closing all doors or escape hatches before bringing the attack to its ultimate sting. The text also provides important guidance in dealing with particular types of witnesses, such as the adverse party, the intractable witness, the "I don't know" witness, the "I can't remember" witness, and the expert witness. The reader will also find discussion of the numerous modes of impeachment available to the cross-examiner, such as showing witness bias, past misconduct and criminal convictions, lack of relevant perception, shortcomings in recollection, and impeachment by use of prior inconsistent statements. More than a simple delineation of the various modalities of impeachment, the primer provides practical guidance with respect to their execution, including building a cross-examination structure that gains the examiner maximum dramatic impact of the impeachment material. Additionally, cross-examination by use of treatises, use of the voluminous records rule, use of IRS regulations as impeachment fodder, and numerous other specific practice tips add to the practical value of the text.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton And The Feminist Foundations Of Family Law

Author : Tracy A. Thomas
ISBN : 9780814783047
Genre : Law
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Much has been written about women’s rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Historians have written her biography, detailed her campaign for woman’s suffrage, documented her partnership with Susan B. Anthony, and compiled all of her extensive writings and papers. Stanton herself was a prolific author; her autobiography, History of Woman Suffrage, and Woman’s Bible are classics. Despite this body of work, scholars and feminists continue to find new and insightful ways to re-examine Stanton and her impact on women’s rights and history. Law scholar Tracy A. Thomas extends this discussion of Stanton’s impact on modern-day feminism by analyzing her intellectual contributions to—and personal experiences with—family law. Stanton’s work on family issues has been overshadowed by her work (especially with Susan B. Anthony) on woman’s suffrage. But throughout her fifty-year career, Stanton emphasized reform of the private sphere of the family as central to achieving women’s equality. By weaving together law, feminist theory, and history, Thomas explores Stanton’s little-examined philosophies on and proposals for women’s equality in marriage, divorce, and family, and reveals that the campaigns for equal gender roles in the family that came to the fore in the 1960s and ’70s had nineteenth-century roots. Using feminist legal theory as a lens to interpret Stanton’s political, legal, and personal work on the family, Thomas argues that Stanton’s positions on divorce, working mothers, domestic violence, childcare, and many other topics were strikingly progressive for her time, providing significant parallels from which to gauge the social and legal policy issues confronting women in marriage and the family today.

Ethics In Family Law

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ISBN : 0314291881
Genre : Law
File Size : 30. 57 MB
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Ethics in Family Law provides an authoritative, insiders perspective on best practices for advising clients during the often emotionally charged family law matters. Featuring partners from some of the nations leading law firms, this book guides the reader through the most common family law disputesincluding divorce, custody and timesharing, payment of child support and alimony, and division of marital assetseach of which requires both clients and their representation to conduct themselves is an ethical manner. These top lawyers reveal their proven methods for assisting clients through the legal, financial, and emotional challenges family law cases often present, while also understanding their own limitations and providing access to the other professional resources clients may need. Additionally, these leaders discuss how social media and other new technologies have impacted the practice of family law and present strategies for preserving the high level of ethical conduct expected of family law professionals. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts on the keys to success within this challenging field.

Forms Checklists And Procedures For The Family Lawyer

Author : Mark A. Chinn
ISBN : 1616320214
Genre : Law
File Size : 44. 84 MB
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One Hundred And One Plus Practical Solutions For The Family Lawyer

Author : Gregg M. Herman
ISBN : 1604425075
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 42. 25 MB
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This compendium of practical advice is gathered from family law professionals, including lawyers, judges, CPAs, and psychologists, who share their real-world experience in a concise chapter. Even better, a bonus CD-ROM contains forms, agreements, charts, and checklists. Other time-saving tools include financial charts and hypotheses, questions to ask, and interview forms and checklists. Topics include fees, custody, discovery, trial techniques, support, avoiding malpractice, discovery, premarital agreements, valuation, settlement, and evidence.

Happy Lawyer Happy Life

Author : Clarissa Rayward
ISBN : 9780994202536
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 65. 94 MB
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Can lawyers really be happy? Research the world over is showing us that lawyers are unhappy in very large numbers. Here in Australia, current research suggests that one in three lawyers will experience depression at some stage during their careers. For anyone practising in law or considering it in their future, this statistic is both overwhelming and so very sad. Happy Lawyer, Happy Life is the book for people on the law path who want to live the happiest life they can, at the same time enjoying all that brought them to their law career in the first place. Written by Australian lawyer Clarissa Rayward, Happy Lawyer, Happy Life will give you the tools you need to make the best of your career in the law and, perhaps more importantly, find happiness in your life. Clarissa’s own experience of managing unhappiness in her career is combined with the knowledge and wisdom of many other happy lawyers to create this practical guide – a must-read for anyone considering or navigating a career in the law.

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