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Formerly entitled the Ancillary Relief Handbook this is the first resort for thousands of matrimonial lawyers
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This new edition has been thoroughly revised and contains detailed analysis and practical guidance on all recent case-law and procedural developments.
"THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE INTRICACIES OF FINANCIAL REMEDIES - A MUST FOR FAMILY LAW PRACTITIONERS"Read the full review
An appreciation by Phillip Taylore MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers
"There cannot be a family law practitioner anywhere, at least not in England and Wales -- who isn't grateful for the very existence of Roger Bird's 'Financial Remedies Handbook' co-authored by Andy King.
Since the first edition came out in 1998, this work of special reference has come to be held in the highest esteem for its erudition and staunch reliability within this difficult area of law: 'financial remedies' being the new name in divorce cases for what was hitherto called 'ancillary relief'.
The news is the this definitive guide is out now in a new tenth edition published recently by Jordan's Family Law imprint. This is definitely the go-to (or turn-to) practitioner's handbook which fortunately, considering the complexity of the subject, is written in an accessible, plain-English style. Containing clearly explained advice and comment on practice and procedure, the book's essentially practical approach is ideal for the hard-pressed family practitioner under pressure.
The authors, Roger Bird and Andy King, points out that the book is principally concerned with that class of remedies defined by still more - all succinctly explained in the introductory section of the book.
From there on, virtually every aspect pertaining to financial remedy is covered in detail, as a quick glance through the detailed table of contents will show. Key areas examined -- to cite only a few examples -- range from transfer of property and housing needs to insolvency, to rights of creditors to costs..."
“This title has deservedly become a standard reference text within the profession; this latest edition (7th edition) ensures the title will remain as relevant as ever it was”Family Law
"a masterly review of a complex subject matter ... explains with clarity the salient issues ... guaranteed to give information and reassurance whenever the family practitioner needs it"
"The author writes with authority and academic excellence ... full of useful guidance ... practitioners and law students will find this a useful and readable work, and a very helpful addition to their reference library"
"a book such as this is greatly needed"
"does exactly what it clearly sets out to do ... provides a handbook of readily digestible chapters on all aspects of ancillary relief ... a welcome addition to any family practitioner's library"
"an authorative and concise reference book, with clear supporting material"
"Roger Bird's Ancillary Relief Handbook is the compact Swiss Army knife for sorting out matrimonial finance on divorce... ought to be in the armoury of any ancillary relief practitioner... Don't go to your client or to court without it."
"user friendly... an authoritative and concise exposition... with plenty of supporting material, creating a readable and practical reference book"Association of Lawyers for Children
"already well established as a first resort for thousands of matrimonial lawyers, this new edition is certain to continue that tradition"
“a useful and compact guide for the daily intricacies of ancillary relief … an excellent guide for a newly qualified practitioner and will provide a valuable aide-memoire for the more experienced lawyer”
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A practical and user friendly guide to the more challenging areas of ancillary relief practice
"The leading textbook in this area" Lord Wilson