Family Code or family law is a branch of law that deals with issues pertaining to family and domestic relations. In several countries, the family code is primarily based on traditions and informal practices. Its scope includes, but is not limited to:
- The nature of Marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships.
- Issues arising during marriage, including spousal abuse, legitimacy, adoption, surrogacy, child abuse, and child abduction.
- The termination of the relationship and ancillary matters including, Divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, and parental responsibility orders (in the United States, child custody and visitation, child support awards).
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- Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
- International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
- International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
- American Bar Association – Family Law Section
- American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
- Representing Children Worldwide: How Children are Represented in Protective Proceedings (Yale Law Resource)
- LII resources on Family Law
- Family Court of Australia Web Site
- The Family Law Act 1975
- Child Support (Assessment) Act, 1989
- Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
- Tokyo High Court: Gender Equality in Sweden v. Yamaguchi, or In the Matter of Mary Ann Vaughn 1956