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Working in the Family Justice System

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Published by Family Law Publications .
Written in English


  • English law: family law,
  • Law,
  • Family Law - General,
  • Domestic relations courts,
  • England,
  • Family services,
  • Wales

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8283386M
ISBN 100853089965
ISBN 109780853089964

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