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Subject Area: Domestic Relationships

Estin's Domestic Relationships: A Contemporary Approach

By: Ann Laquer Estin
ISBN: 9780314275424

In print and online, this new casebook considers the full range of contemporary domestic relationships, including families based on marriage and families formed through nonmarital cohabitation. The book presents the framework of constitutional and federal law that shapes family law at the state level, and materials to help students master the practical dimensions of family law including the mechanics of determining marriage validity, establishing parentage, and working with uniform jurisdictional statutes. Text boxes and links to online resources pose critical thinking questions and direct students to international and comparative dimensions of the subject, important ethical questions, and further reading.

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Sample Materials and Supplements:
Table of Contents
Sample Chapter 1
2016 Update Memo

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More About The Author
Ann Laquer Estin

Professor Estin teaches and writes primarily in the area of family law and international family law. Her recent writing includes the International Family Law Deskbook (2012), a reader on The Multi-Cultural Family (2008) and Global Issues in Family Law (with Barbara Stark) (2007). She is an active member of the International Society of Family Law, and has served as an expert observer at the Hague Conference on Private International Law in connection with several of the Hague Children's Conventions. She also serves as Director of the London Law Consortium study abroad program.

Before joining the University of Iowa faculty in 1999, Professor Estin taught for 10 years at University of Colorado School of Law. She was also a law clerk for Judge Zita L. Weinshienk of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and practiced law at Bender & Treece, a litigation firm in Denver. Professor Estin also teaches Contracts and Federal Indian Law, and serves as a pro bono consultant on professional responsibility issues for the Native American Rights Fund. She is a member of the bar in Colorado and Iowa.
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