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Relational theory and choice rhetoric in the Supreme Court of Canada
The issue of personal choice has become central to Canadian family law. Much of the debate derives from the competing models of autonomy posited by neoliberal and feminist theorists. Neoliberalism, which currently dominates ...
Family law and the corporate veil: accessing company assets on marital breakdown after Prest v. Petrodel Resources Ltd
(Dublin University Law Journal, 2014)
When, if ever, can a company’s assets be used to meet the family law liabilities of private persons? This question has arisen infrequently in Irish law, perhaps because family lawyers tend to assume that assets held by ...
Autonomy and prenuptial agreements in Ireland: A relational analysis
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-04-03)
Unlike England and Wales, Ireland has not yet moved from the traditional common law rejection of prenuptial agreements. Nevertheless, similar policy concerns continue to be debated in both jurisdictions, particularly regarding ...
Ante-nuptial Agreements and "Proper Provision": An Irish Response to Radmacher v Granatino
(Round Hall Sweet & Maxwell, 2011-04)
Irish law makes little reference to the principle of self-determination in relation to financial provision on matrimonial breakdown. The Family Law Act 1995 and the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 place some emphasis on ...
European Family Law: the Beginning of the End for "Proper" Provision?
European law has become increasingly relevant to Irish family law issues. The measures in question are wide-ranging, covering matters as diverse as the enforcement of maintenance decisions in other Member States, the ...