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Irish Family Law
Irish Divorce Law / Irish Child Law

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Printed Material:

Amory's Solicitors and Helen Aufochs Solicitors, Divorce in Ireland (Amory's and Helen Aufochs, Dublin, 1997)
Available from: Amory's Solicitors, 1 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. Tel. +353-1-661 4399.

Baikonur, Irish Family Law Reports (Baikonur, 1996)
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William Binchy, Casebook on Irish Family Law (Butterworths, 1996)
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Peter Byrne (ed.), Irish Divorce and Judicial Separation Legislation: Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 (Baikonur, Wicklow, 1997)
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Sinéad Conneely, Family Mediation in Ireland (Ashgate, Aldershot, 2001)

Carol Coulter, Family Law in Practice: A Study of Cases in the Circuit Court (Clarus Press, Dublin, 2009)

William Duncan & Paula Scully, Marriage Breakdown in Ireland: Law and Practice (Butterworths, 1990)
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Nuala Jackson and Stephanie Coggans, The Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 (Round Hall Sweet and Maxwell, Dublin, 1998)

Deirdre Kennedy & Elizabeth Maguire, Irish Family Law Handbook (Butterworths, Dublin, 1999)
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Ursula Kilkelly, Children’s Rights in Ireland: Law, Policy and Practice, Tottel, Haywards Heath, 2008.

Law Reform Commission, Report on the implementation of the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, 1993 (1998)

Law Society's Law Reform Committee. Nullity of marriage : the case for reform (Law Society, Dublin, 2001)

Frank Martin, The Politics of Children's Rights (Cork University Press, 2000)
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Marie Martin et al, Family Law Practitioner: Maintenance, Pensions and Taxation in Family Law Proceedings (Round Hall, Dublin, 2001)

John Mee, The Property Rights of Unmarried Cohabitees (Hart, Oxford, 1999) - concerns Ireland and other jurisdictions.
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Maureen Mullally et al, Law and the Family: A Practical Guide (Blackhall Publishing, Dublin, 1998)
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Jim Nestor, An Introduction to Irish Family Law, 3rd ed. (Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 2007)

Paul O'Connor, Key issues in Irish Family Law (Round Hall Press, 1988)

Kerry O'Halloran, Adoption Law and Practice (Butterworths, Dublin, 1992)
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Kerry O'Halloran, Adoption Law in Northern Ireland (SLS Publications, Belfast, 1994)
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Conor Power, Child Law Legislation (Round Hall, Dublin, 2001)

Conor Power, Family Legislation Service:  looseleaf / CD-ROM (Round Hall, Dublin, 2000)

Conor Power, Marital Breakdown Legislation (Round Hall, Dublin, 2001)

Geoffrey Shannon (ed.), The Divorce Act in Practice (Round Hall Sweet and Maxwell, Dublin, 1999)

Geoffrey Shannon, Family Law Practitioner :  looseleaf / CD-ROM (Round Hall, Dublin, 2000)

Geoffrey Shannon, Family Law Practitioner:  Children and the Law (Round Hall, Dublin, 2001)

Geoffrey Shannon, Divorce:  The Changing Landscape of Divorce in Ireland (Round Hall, Dublin, 2001)

Geoffrey Shannon (ed.), Law Society of Ireland Family Law Manual, 2nd ed. (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003)
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Alan Shatter, Shatter's Family Law, 4th ed., (Butterworths, Dublin, 1997)
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Muriel Walls and David Bergin, The Law of Divorce in Ireland. (Jordan's, Bristol, 1997)   2nd ed. in preparation 2002

Muriel Walls and David Bergin, Irish Family Legislation Handbook (Jordan's, Bristol, 1999)   
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Paul Ward, Family Law in Ireland (Kluwer Law International, 2010)

Peter Ward, Divorce in Ireland: Who Should Bear the Cost? (Cork University Press, 1993)

Kieron Wood and Paul O'Shea, Divorce in Ireland, 2nd ed. (FirstLaw, Dublin, 2003) ISBN: 1-904480-047
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Irish Journal of Family Law 
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Electronic Material:

Oasis.gov.ie - Irish Government Online Information Portal, including summaries of law  
BASIS - Irish Government Information Services for Business, including summaries of law

Divorce Referendum (1995)

Web site of Kieron Wood, Barrister-at-Law - includes pages on the following topics:
- Family Law Acts
- Marriage Regulations
- Guardianship Form

- Simplified Divorce Act
- 10 Steps to Divorce
- Divorce Paperwork
- Annulment
- Wills
- Family Law Contacts 

Adoption Board (An Bord Uchtála)
General Register Office (registration of births, marriages, deaths)
Ombudsman for Children 
Parental Equality
Treoir (Federation of Services for Unmarried Parents and their Children)
Citizens Information Database  
Legal Aid Board  

Some Legislation:

Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 (Bailii site)
Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 (Attorney General's office)
Domicile and Recognition of Foreign Divorces Act 1996 (Bailii)
Child Care Act 1991 (Bailii)
Status of Children Act 1987 (Bailii)
Family Law Act 1981 (Bailii)
Family Law Act 1988 (Bailii)
Family Law Act 1995 (Bailii)
Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act 1976 (Bailii)
Family Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997 (Bailii)
Family Law (Protection of Spouses and Children) Act 1981 (Bailii)
Domestic Violence Act 1996 (Bailii)
Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989 (Bailii)

Some Cases:

Leading Irish Cases - Family Law (Irlii)
Leading Irish Cases - Family Property Law (Irlii)

Other Cases | Other Legislation | Guide to Irish Law

Legal Publishers  |  Compiled by Dr Darius Whelan |   Citations to printed items up to 1996 from Fergal Altman 


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