Family Law was a television drama starring Kathleen Quinlan as a divorced lawyer who attempted to start her own law firm after her lawyer husband took all their old clients. The show aired on CBS from 1999 to 2002. The show was created by Paul Haggis. Kathleen Quinlan (born Kathleen Denise Quinlan on November 19, 1954 in Pasadena, California) is an American actress, mostly seen on television and motion pictures. ... For other uses, see CBS (disambiguation). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... â¹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ...
The show also starred Christopher McDonald as an opportunistic, ambulance-chasing attorney, Julie Warner as Quinlan's friend and the one member of former firm's lawyers who did not defect with Quinlan's ex husband, and Dixie Carter as a pitbull divorce attorney. Later cast additions included Tony Danza and little person actress Meredith Eaton as an ambitious attorney hoping to make partner. Christopher McDonald (born February 15, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA) is an American actor. ... Julie Warner (born February 9, 1965 in Manhattan, New York) is an American actress from the Upper West Side of Manhattan. ... Dixie Carter in a 1986 Designing Women episode Dixie Virginia Carter (born May 25, 1939) is an American actress noted for her portrayals of Southern women. ... Tony Danza in Whos The Boss? Tony Danza (born April 21, 1951) is an American actor and former boxer. ... Dwarfism is a condition in which a person, animal or plant is much below the ordinary size of the species. ...
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FamilyLaw (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act 1976: provided for periodical payments by one spouse to another in cases of failure to provide reasonable maintenance, with deductions of earnings at source and barring orders.
FamilyLaw Act 1981: abolished actions for enticement of spouse and breach of promise to marry.
FamilyLaw Act 1995: raised the minimum age for marriage to 18 and required 3 months' written notice to local registrar, abolished petitions for jactitation of marriage (falsely claiming to be married to someone), provided for declarations of marital status, and ancillary orders after judicial separation or foreign divorce.
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