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Hotten and Ho on Family and Divorce Law in Hong Kong
|The first ever looseleaf family law publication in Hong Kong covering all major aspects of family law.|
A perfect tool for family law practitioners
A holistic reference of Hong Kong family law, including annotated local ordinances and subsidiary legislation, together with relevant international law and other practical reference materials.
Streamline your practice
This work provides relevant forms and precedents, clear practice and procedure checklists for practical use.
Content from renowned experts in the field
A new looseleaf service drafted from the viewpoint of reputable practitioners, including the Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong and the Chairman of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong.
|Facilitate your practice with useful commentary, practical forms and precedents, and clear checklists.|
Ch I: Matrimonial Causes & Family Proceedings
Ch II: Marriage
Ch III: Divorce
Ch IV: Ancillary Relief & Financial Orders
Ch V: Children
Ch VI: Domestic Violence Injunctions
Ch VII: Injunctions
Ch VIII: Enforcement
Ch IX: Costs
Ch X: Legal Aid
Ch XI: ADR & Mediation
Appendix I - Annotated Ordinance
i. Adoption Ordinance (Cap 290)
ii. Domestic and Cohabitation Relationships Violence Ordinance (Cap 189)
iii. Guardianship of Minors Ordinance (Cap 13)
iv. Hong Kong Bill of Rights Ordinance (Cap 383)
v. Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance (Cap 481)
vi. Legitimacy Ordinance (Cap 184)
vii. Marriage Ordinance (Cap 181)
viii. Marriage Reform Ordinance (Cap 178)
ix. Married Persons Status Ordinance (Cap 182)
x. Matrimonial Causes Ordinance (Cap 179)
xi. Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Ordinance (Cap 192)
Appendix I - Annotated Ordinance
i. Parent and Child Ordinance (Cap 429)
ii. Separation and Maintenance Orders Ordinance (Cap 16)
iii. Law Amendment and Reform (Consolidation) Ordinance (Cap 23)
iv. Family Status Discrimination Ordinance (Cap 527)
v. Child Abduction and Custody Ordinance (Cap 512)
Appendix II - Forms and Precedents
Appendix III - International Law
Appendix IV - Practice & Procedure: Suggested Checklists
Appendix V - Ancillary Relief Tables
Appendix VI - Codes of Conduct & Practice
Appendix VII - Forms (Sample & Non-Statutory)
Keith Hotten is a member of the Middle Temple and practised from chambers in London from 1990. He was Called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2000 and specialises in all aspects of family law and matrimonial finance in the Family Court. He is now the barrister-at-law in Admiralty Chambers and the Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong. He is also responsible for the Matrimonial Practice & Procedure Elective on the PCLL.
Dennis Chi Kuen Ho has practised family law for over 30 years and is now the Chairman of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong. He was a part time lecturer on family law for the Juris Doctorates in the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the City University of Hong Kong, and is an adjunct professor to the Hong Kong Shue Yan University and to City University of Hong Kong. He is also a family mediator, Parents Coordinator and a trained practitioner for Collaborative Practice in Hong Kong to resolve family disputes.
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Format: Looseleaf set (3 binders); LexisHK (Online); Lexis Red (Digital)