Family Law (LAW-636-001)
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This course is an introduction to family law, policy and practice. It includes discussion of the evolution of families; the state and federal regulation of families and family disputes; resolution of property, alimony and child support issues in domestic disputes; protection of children, custody considerations and the Best Interest of the Child standard; negotiation, mediation and settlement of family law disputes; considerations in litigating family law matters; and ethical issues for the family lawyer. This is a class in which students are expected to engage in discussion of various topics relating to family law, including the application of family law to fact patterns.
Textbooks and Other Materials
First Class Readings
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