Family Law

Information Introduction

Section 1, Spring 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 25/64
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date




0830-0950 SL298

Course Description

This course studies and evaluates the legal doctrines that regulate the family, focusing on the law surrounding intimate relationships between adults. We will evaluate the legal effects of marriage, marriage's changing scope and social and legal meanings, the state's role in recognizing and supporting family formation, divorce and its financial consequences, and how the law deals with conflicts over child custody and child support.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description: Flex exam at end of semester

Written Work Product

Students will submit a memorandum via EXPO (with midterm blind grading number; deadline to be announced). In the memo, students will advise a mock client by predicting the likely property outcomes for a divorce. The paper is a maximum of 3,600 words and is open book.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: No

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124218644

Modified Type: Lecture

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Family Law

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