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Custody/access assessments a practical guide for lawyers and assessors by Barbara A. Chisholm

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Published by Carswell in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Custody of children -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

StatementBarbara A. Chisholm, H. Christina MacNaughton.
ContributionsMacNaughton, H. Christina.
LC ClassificationsKE600 .C47 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 259 p. ;
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1936452M
ISBN 100459342037, 0459342134
LC Control Number90154744

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