Fader's Maryland Family Law
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Fader's Maryland Family Law, so named in honor of its founding author, the Honorable John F. Fader II (retired), is the preeminent treatise on matrimonial law in Maryland. It includes a full analysis of the Maryland law regarding divorce, custody, child support, alimony, agreements, attorney's fees, and property distribution, as well as domestic violence and the Maryland family court process, which includes the court system’s Parenting Plan Protocol.
The Seventh Edition is the work product of Honorable Cynthia Callahan (retired) and Thomas C. Ries, Esquire, who have co-authored this publication since 2008 and have decades of family law practice experience and perspective.
This useful text not only explains the law, but also explains how the law came to be, the policy considerations behind specific enactments and case law, and the problem areas in implementation of the law. Helpful tips are also provided. Whether you are a general practitioner or a family law attorney, this resource provides the information and analysis you need.
Highlights of the Seventh Edition include:
- In-depth discussion and analysis of Property Distribution
- A chapter on the rights of Unmarried Cohabitants
- Updated chapters on Custody, UCCJEA and UIFSA, Parentage, and Domestic Violence
- Clear and extensive citation to up-to-date resources, including case law, treatises, and research from around the United States
- A Miscellaneous Chapter, “A to Z”, with discussion and reference to frequent issues and commonly used terms in Maryland family law matters
The 6th edition ISBN is 9781522118251.
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Table of contents
Ch. 1 The Family Division
Ch. 2 Historical Background and Equity Jurisdiction
Ch. 3 Marriage and Annulment
Ch. 4 Divorce
Ch. 5 Children, Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time
Ch. 6 Income and Support of Children
Ch. 7 Representing Children
Ch. 8 Uniform Acts
Ch. 9 Who is a Parent?
Ch. 10 Domestic Violence
Ch. 11 Enforcement Issues
Ch. 12 Alimony
Ch. 13 Property Distribution
Ch. 14 Agreements
Ch. 15 Attorney Fees and Expenses
Ch. 16 The Magistrate System
Ch. 17 Contribution
Ch. 18 Rights of Unmarried Cohabitants
Ch. 19 A to Z
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes