Family Law

Section 1, Spring 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 23/50
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • WR
  • 0830-0950
  • SL298
01/26/2022 04/28/2022

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 Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam at end of semester

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level writing requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

Schedule No.
122217425
Law No.
LAW7030
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Concentrations: Family Law, Race and Law
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, April 15, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, May 01, 11:59 PM
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