By Karen Tesheira
This vital new textual content is the fabricated from numerous years of study of the relatives legislations of fifteen Commonwealth Caribbean jurisdictions. it's the first and merely felony textual content that comprehensively covers the entire major important parts of spousal kin legislation, together with marriage, divorce, monetary help, estate rights and family violence.
The rights of the statutory wife within the jurisdictions of Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago are tested, hence addressing, on a jurisdictional foundation, an immense quarter of spousal kin that's seldom coated in English relatives legislation texts. The booklet additionally covers the quantity and adaptations of divorce regimes acceptable to the sector – the matrimonial offence divorce version of Guyana and Montserrat, the English 5 truth version of Trinidad and Tobago, Dominica, Grenada, Anguilla, and St Vincent and the Grenadines, the hybrid version of Antigua and Barbuda, Belize and St Kitts and Nevis, and the no fault version of Jamaica and Barbados.
This publication will turn out an essential source for legislation scholars and felony lecturers, in addition to for kin legislations practitioners around the English-speaking Caribbean. different pros, together with sociologists and social employees, also will locate the publication worthwhile and informative.