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Family Law: Books

Last Updated: Dec 6, 2019 1:02 PM

Casebooks, Hornbooks, Study Aids

Casebooks, Hornbooks, Study Aids

Treatises & Practitioners Handbooks

Treatises & Practitioners Handbooks


ABA, Domestic Violence Civil Law Manual, 3rd ed. KF 505 J67 2007

Barson, Investigative Accounting in Divorce, 2d ed. KF 8968.15 B37 2002

Brown, Valuing Professional Practices and Licenses, 3rd ed. KF 524 V37 1998

Carrad, The Complete QDRO Handbook: Dividing ERISA, Military, and Civil Service Pensions and Collecting Child Support from Employee Benefit Plans, 3rd ed. KF 3512 C37 2009 (Also Koren AV)

Church, Letters for Divorce Lawyers KF 533.5 C48 2006 (Also Koren AV)

Dietrich, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, 2009 ed. KF 535.7 D54 2009

Dnes, The Law and Economics of Marriage and Divorce K 670 L39 2002

Domestic Torts: Family Violence, Conflict & Sexual Abuse, Rev. ed. KF 9325 K37 2005

Feder, Valuation Strategies in Divorce, 4th ed. KF 532.7 V35 1997

Folberg, Divorce and Family Mediation: Models, Techniques & Applications KF 535 D558 2004

Gold-Bikin, The Divorce Trial Manual KF 535 G65 2003 (Also Koren AV)

Haralambie, Handling Child Custody, Abuse, and Adoption Cases, 3rd ed. KF 547 H37 2009

Hardin, Child Support Forms & Procedures KF 549 A65 H37 1995 (Also Koren AV)

Hartson, Creating Effective Parenting Plans KF 547 H378 2006 (Also Koren AV)

Herman, 101+ Practical Solutions for the Family Lawyer: Sensible Answers to Common Problems, 3rd ed. KF 505 A2 A15 2009

Hollinger, Adoption Law and Practice KF 545 A93
Also via Lexis (law students only)

Lindey & Parley, Lindey on Separation Agreements and Antenuptial Contracts, 2nd ed. (cancelled 2005) KF 535 L5 1999
Also via Lexis (law students only)

Mayoue, Balancing Competing Interests in Family Law: How to Handle Alternative Relationships, Third-Party Interests, Interspousal Torts, 2nd ed.
KF 510 M39 2003

Price, The Special Needs Child and Divorce KF 547 P73 2009 (Also Koren AV)

Rice, The Complete Guide to Divorce Practice: Forms and Procedures for the Lawyer, 3rd ed. KF 533.5 R52 2005 (Also Koren AV)

Schulman, Qualified Domestic Relations Order Handbook, 3rd ed. KF 532.7 S58 2006

Sullivan, The Military Divorce Handbook KF 535 S85 2006 (Also Koren AV)

Tesler, Collaborative Law: Achieving Effective Resolution in Divorce Without Litigation KF 535 T47 2008 (Also Koren AV)

Tingley, Marital Property Law, Rev. 2nd ed. KF 524 T56 2006

Turner, Equitable Distribution of Property, 3rd ed. KF 524 G64 2005
Also via Westlaw (law students only)

US Congress, For Better or for Worse: Marriage and the Federal Income Tax KF 6369 F66 1997

Zuckerman, The 1040 Handbook: A Guide to Income and Asset Discovery, 5th ed. KF 6369 A715 2008



Uniform Laws Annotated KF 165 A5 1968 (Ref)
See vols. 9, 9A, Matrimonial, Family and Health Laws

Consult state statutes for all 50 states. New York, 2nd Floor; All other states, 3rd Floor.

Specific Subjects


BNA, Tax Management Portfolios (print cancelled 2006) KF 6289 A1 T35

Rabkin & Johnson, Current Legal Forms with Tax Analysis KF 170 R3 (Ref)
Also via Lexis (law students only)

Taft, Tax Aspects of Divorce and Separation (print cancelled 2008) KF 6428 A4 T28 1984

Children's Rights

ABA, Child Law Practice (Newsletter) KF 479 A59 A23
Also via Internet at Ref Desk only

Angel, The International Law of Youth Rights K 639 I57 1995 (Ref)

Appenzeller, Youth Sport and the Law: A Guide to Legal Issues KF 3989 A965 2000

Dwyer, The Relationship Rights of Children KF 540 D89 2006

Jacobs, Children and the Law: Rights & Obligations KF 479 J33 1995
Also via Westlaw (law students only)

Kramer, Legal Rights of Children, Rev. 2nd ed. KF 479 L44 2005

Rights of Juveniles: The Juvenile Justice System KF 9794 D382

Siegel, The Complete IEP Guide: How to Advocate for your Special Ed Child KF 4209.3 Z9 S57 2009 (Ref)

Skaine, Paternity and American Law KF 542 S58 2003

Warren, Grandparent Visitation Rights: A Legal Research Guide KF 241 D65 W37 2001


ABA, Legal Guide for Women KF 390 W6 A46 2004 (Ref)

Flavin, Our Bodies, Our Crimes: The Policing of Women’s Reproduction HQ 1236.5 U6 F532 2009

Hauser, Women’s Legal Guide KF 478 W674 1996 (Ref)

Immarigeon, Women and Girls in the Criminal Justice System HV 9471 W64 2006

Lapidus, The Rights of Women: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to Women’s Rights KF 478 L37 2009

NOW, The State by State Guide to Women’s Legal Rights KF 478 Z95 S73 1986 (Ref)

Women and the Law KF 478 W652

Gay, lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender

Gerstmann, Same Sex Marriage and the Constitution, 2nd. ed. KF 539 G47 2008

Hertz, Making it Legal: A Guide to Same-Sex Marriage, Domestic Partnership & Civil Unions KF 539 H47 2009 (Ref)

Keen, Out Law: What LGBT Youth Should Know About their Legal Rights KF 4754.5 Z9 K44 2007

Nolo Press, A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples, 14th ed. KF 539 C87 2007 (Also Koren AV)

Richman, Courting Change: Queer Parents, Judges, and the Transformation Of American Family Law KF 540 R53 2009

Lay Guides

Lay Guides

ABA, Family Legal Guide  2008 (Ref)

ABA, Guide to Family Law: The Complete and Easy Guide to the Laws of Marriage, Parenthood, Separation and Divorce KF 505 Z9 A47 1996 (Ref)

Engel, Divorce Help Sourcebook KF 535 Z9 D58 (Ref)

Hempelman, Teen Legal Rights Rev. ed. KF 479 H46 2000 (Ref)

Ihara, Living Together: A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples, 12th ed. KF 538 I35 2004 (Ref, Koren AV)
14th ed. via E-Book at


Irving, Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law KF 387 N65 2008 (Ref Desk)

Jasper, Marriage and Divorce KF 510 J37 1994 (Ref)

Stoner, Prenuptial Agreements: How to Write a Fair and Lasting Contract KF 529 S76 2004 (Ref, Koren AV)

Warner, 101 Law Forms for Personal Use, 7th ed. KF 170 L46 2009 (Ref, Koren AV)