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  • We Need to Talk About Mum & Dad

    A practical guide to parenting our ageing parents

    by Jean Kittson

    Everything you need to know about supporting ageing parents, from author and comedian Jean Kittson.This warm and witty practical guide is a one-stop shop for information on how to support your ageing loved ones: how to protect their health and wellbeing, keep them safe and secure, and enable them to be self-determining and independent for as long as possible.Full of expert advice and first-hand ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Surviving Your Split

    A Guide to Separation, Divorce and Family Law in Australia

    by Lucy Mannering and 1 more

    Welcome to the club that you never wanted to join. You aren't alone: 94,000 Australians get divorced every year, and this doesn't include de facto relationships, which are just about identical in the eyes of the Family Court. Of all major life events that mess you around, divorce comes in at number two, just behind the death of a spouse. It's a scary, confusing time. But you will get through this. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • I Am Nujood, Age 10 And Divorced

    by Delphine Minoui and 1 more

    The internationally bestselling true story of the remarkable ten-year-old Yemeni girl who dared to defy her country’s most archaic traditions by fighting for a divorceI’m a simple village girl whose family had to move to the capital, and I have always obeyed the orders of the men in my family. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today, I have decided to say no.Uplifting and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Past Imperfect

    A novel by the creator of DOWNTON ABBEY and BELGRAVIA

    by Julian Fellowes

    A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERFROM THE CREATOR OF DOWNTON ABBEY and BELGRAVIA'A gloriously funny ride through modern times' Evening StandardDamian Baxter is very, very rich. But he has but one concern, which is becoming more urgent at the weeks go by: who should inherit his fortune.A letter from an ex-girlfriend suggests that, as a young man, Damian may have fathered a child, bu... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Breaking Up

    A Self-Help Guide to the Courts and the Law

    by Robert Larkins

    The break-up of a relationship is one of the hardest things you can go through. And during the confusion that accompanies it, you're supposed to make sensible decisions about the fair division of money, and possibly the future of your children.Breaking Up gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the family law system so you'll know your legal rights. It will arm you with information on:how to choose ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Family Court Murders

    by Debi Marshall

    4 murders. 5 bombings. And no one charged. This is the definitive story of the Family Court Murders and the book that set off the investigation into and charging of Leonard Warwick**.**An initiative of the Whitlam Government, the so-called ‘helping court’ opened its doors in January 1976. But despite the high idealism of the court’s creators, they failed to factor in one universal truth: that in a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Justified

    A sultry, enemy-to-lovers romance that will leave you desperate for more!

    by Jay Crownover

    series Loveless
    'With a red-hot hero and emotional, unforgettable storyline, Crownover delivers the goods' Lori Wilde, New York Times bestselling author**From the New York Times bestselling author of the Marked Men series comes Jay Crownover's latest steamy Texan romance. Will Case and Aspen find their happy ending or are some grudges too much to overcome...'This tense, sensual romance is chock full of headstrong ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • What Would Judy Say?

    A Grown-Up Guide to Living Together with Benefits

    by Judge Judy Sheindlin

    Judge Judy says, “When I was young, you either left your parents’ house in a white dress or a pine box.” But times have changed. Today couples are more inclined to test the waters before tying the knot. In What Would Judy Say? A Grown-Up Guide to Living Together (with Benefits), Judge Judy Sheindlin enters a lively dialogue with readers from her popular Web site, www.whatwouldjudysay.com, to ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Splitsville: How to Separate, Stay Out of Court and Stay Friends

    by Clarissa Rayward

    We often joke about the ‘D’ word (divorce) but for those of us who are or have experienced the breakdown of a family relationship it is anything but a humorous experience.Divorce is an unpleasant experience and there are no winners. A successful divorce is not about winning battles but instead about resolving differences. Every 30 minutes an Australian child will experience the divorce of their ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Inside Family Law

    Conversations from the Coalface

    by Zoë Durand

    For someone navigating the Family Law system after a relationship breakdown, its complex processes, jargon and unfamiliar concepts can be daunting.Through rare and candid conversations, Inside Family Law demystifies family law and empowers those embarking on the process. It will help you find the path to a positive outcome for everyone involved. Readers can access interviews across Australia with ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • No Going Back: A desperate mother's last-ditch plan to escape from Turkey with her son

    by Lisa Kennedy

    During a routine family holiday to her husband’s homeland of Turkey, Lisa Kennedy was suddenly told their marriage was over. Her husband took their six-month-old baby from her care and instructed her to go home to Australia, alone – beginning four years of hell in Istanbul as she fought the case through both Turkish and International courts all the while battling people she once called family, now ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • A Crime in the Neighborhood

    by Suzanne Berne

    WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION'This ambitious account of a sudden coming of age reminded me strongly of To Kill a Mockingbird - and is every bit as moving and satisfying' Daily TelegraphIn the long hot summer of 1972, three events shattered the serenity of ten-year-old Marsha's life: her father ran away with her mother's sister; a young boy called Boyd Ellison was molested and murdered; ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • What's Left of Me is Yours

    by Stephanie Scott

    A BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR THE DAILY MAIL AND WOMAN AND HOMEA New York Times 'Editor's Pick'One of the Observer's Ten Best Debut Novelists of 2020'Enrapturing... This richly imagined novel considers the many permutations of love and what we are capable of doing in its name' New York Times'A brilliant debut' Louise Doughty, author of Apple Tree Yard</str... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • American Family

    A Novel

    by Catherine Marshall-Smith

    Richard and Michael, both three years sober, have just decided to celebrate their love by moving in together when Richard—driven by the desire to do the right thing for his ten-year-old-daughter, Brady, whom he has never met—impulsively calls his former father-in-law to connect with her. With that phone call, he jeopardizes the one good thing he has—his relationship with Michael—and also threatens ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Law For Dummies

    by John Ventura

    Get answers to your legal questions — in plain English!Find out how to protect your family, your money, your job, and your rightsIf you're like most people, you probably don't know much about your legal rights and responsibilities — until you run smack-dab into a messy legal problem. Now revised and updated, this friendly guide helps you get a handle on a wide range of everyday legal issues, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Moving On - What you need to know about Separation & Divorce

    by Julie Hodge The Family Lawyer

    Moving On - What you need to know about Separation & DivorceThis guidebook will help you through the legal process of Separation & Divorce and save you money, time and stress.  It will assist you to resolve the legal, emotional, practical and financial issues that you may face. Knowledge is key.  Prepare yourself for the process and take an active role in creating a new future for you and your ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Hurrah for Gin: Reluctant Adult

    A book for the perpetually overwhelmed

    by Katie Kirby

    series Hurrah for Gin #3
    **Perpetually overwhelmed? Welcome to the new book from Katie Kirby, creator of the bestselling Hurrah for GinDo you overthink everything?Do you struggle to say no to people?Are you paying membership for a gym you never go to?Do group chat politics make you want to throw your phone under a bus?**Are you overjoyed when people cancel plans so that you can sit at home in your pyjama bottoms eating ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Cruel Arithmetic

    Inside the Case Against Polygamy

    by Craig Jones and 1 more

    For thirty years, lawyers, pundits, professors, and politicians had said that section 293 of the Criminal Code of Canadathe criminal prohibition of polygamywas unconstitutional, a Victorian anachronism that, in a modern rights-based democracy, deserved to be swept aside in the name of individual liberty and religious freedom. Polygamy per se, it was argued, was harmless. Beginning in 2009 in ... Read more

    $41.46 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 17: ‘Kangaroo Court’

    Family Law in Australia

    by John Hirst

    series Quarterly Essay #17
    The Family Court was a progressive reform of the 1970s. Now it is perhaps the most hated institution in Australia. In 'Kangaroo Court', John Hirst investigates what went wrong.This is a measured yet unsparing appraisal which interleaves individual cases with compelling legal and moral argument. Hirst takes us deep into the workings of the Court and the domestic apocalypses it sees every day.He ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Family Law and Practice 2020

    by Nancy Duffield

    Family law is a dynamic subject that is constantly changing and provides a challenge to everyone involved with it. Family Law and Practice offers a clear picture of the practical considerations that arise when advising in a divorce case. ... Read more

    $66.32 AUD

  • Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

    A Balanced Policy Approach to Intimate Partner Violence

    by Leigh Goodmark

    series Gender and Justice #7
    Decriminalizing Domestic Violence asks the crucial, yet often overlooked, question of why and how the criminal legal system became the primary response to intimate partner violence in the United States. It introduces readers, both new and well versed in the subject, to the ways in which the criminal legal system harms rather than helps those who are subjected to abuse and violence in their homes ... Read more

    $39.15 AUD

  • Managing High Conflict People in Court

    by Bill Eddy LCSW Esq.

    People with High-Conflict Personalities (HCP's) are increasing in our society and in our courts. As litigants, they have a familiar pattern of high-intensity emotions, distortions of information, and self-defeating behavior. Their prolonged disputes are characterized by unchanging hostility, replacement of resolved issues with new unresolved issues, and lack of insight and behavior change. ... Read more

    $13.81 AUD

  • Evidence-Informed Interventions for Court-Involved Families

    Promoting Healthy Coping and Development

    by Lyn R. Greenberg and 2 more

    Evidence-Informed Interventions for Court-Involved Families provides a critical, research-informed analysis of the core factors to consider when developing child-centered approaches to therapy and other family interventions, both in formal treatment settings and in promoting healthy engagement with the other systems and activities critical to children's daily lives. Addressing common problems, ... Read more

    $107.90 AUD

  • Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation

    Winning in Family Court

    by Toby G. Kleinman and 1 more

    When domestic abuse and children are involved, divorce and custody can be the epitome of high-stakes conflict and frustration and all too frequently protective parents lose custody of their child to a named abuser. Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation helps mental health professionals, attorneys, and lay readers navigate the judicial process so that decisions are truly made in the best ... Read more

    $30.46 AUD