Hotten and Ho on Family and Divorce Law in Hong Kong – Looseleaf set (3 binders)

Hotten and Ho on Family and Divorce Law in Hong Kong – Looseleaf set (3 binders)
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Hotten and Ho on Family and Divorce Law in Hong Kong – Looseleaf set by Keith Hotten, Dennis Chi Kuen Ho, published by LexisNexis.

This new looseleaf service is the first work of its kind in Hong Kong primarily aimed at solicitors and barristers who practice family law. It is a comprehensive, practical and critical account of the law drafted from the viewpoint of experienced practitioners, which covers all major aspects of family law including children, marriage and divorce, ancillary relief, ADR, costs, enforcement, injunctions, legal aid and appeals. It also includes comprehensive collection of annotated ordinances, subsidiary legislation and other practical reference materials which help practitioners with their practice.

Product highlights

• The first ever looseleaf family law publication in Hong Kong.

• 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.

• Useful commentary supplemented by relevant annotated ordinances and subsidiary legislation, practical forms and precedents, and clear checklists.

About the authors

Keith Hotten is a member of the Middle Temple and practiced from chambers in London from 1990. He was Called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2000 and specializes 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 practiced 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.

Table of Content

Binder 1

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

Binder 2

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)

Binder 3

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)

About the authors

Keith Hotten is a member of the Middle Temple and practiced from chambers in London from 1990. He was Called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2000 and specializes 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 practiced 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.