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  • Jonathan Herring

Abstract

The Introduction looks at the situation in which family law finds itself today. The foundation of family life — marriage, parenthood, and childhood — has been undergoing rapid transformation and family law has had to adapt to this. Family law is an interesting area of study; it aims to turn the chaos in people's family lives into order. However, the law is often in a situation in this area where there is no answer that leaves all parties happy.

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