Practical Guidance Family Law

Practical Guidance Family brings all your essential family law tools and resources together in one place.

Get fast, easy access to a comprehensive range of guidance notes, checklists, forms, precedents, cases and legislation across a range of topics, including assisted reproduction, adoption, guardianship, end of relationships, child support, care and contact, family violence and youth justice. Stay up to date with essential family law developments with regular content updates. You can also quickly access excerpts from commentary sources such as the Family Law Service and Fisher on Relationship Property.

Whether you’re an experienced practitioner looking for a faster route to the answer; a lawyer working in unfamiliar area of law; or someone new to the profession seeking to hit the ground running, Practical Guidance Family is the perfect place to start.

  Key
Features
  • 18 topics
  • 79 Subtopics each with overviews
  • Guidance notes
  • Checklists
  • Family law frequent tasks tool
  • Guardianship vs day-to-day care (illustration)
  • Principles that define a child's best interests (illustration)
  • Forms and precedents
  Topics
Covered
  • Assisted reproduction
  • Birth and birth certificates
  • Guardianship
  • Day-to-day care and contact
  • Adoption
  • Relocation of child
  • International child abduction
  • Child support
  • Relationship status
  • Family violence
  • End of relationships
  • Incapacity
  • Income support
  • Domicile
  • Relationship property
  • Protected property
  • Dispute resolution
  • Youth justice
  Referenced
Sources
  • Family Law Service
  • Fisher on Matrimonial and Relationship Property
  • The Laws of New Zealand
  • New Zealand Family Law Journal
  • New Zealand Forms and Precedents
  • New Zealand Law Reports
  • New Zealand Family Law Reports
  • District Court Reports
  • Unreported Judgments
  • New Zealand Statutes
  • New Zealand Regulations