Spring 2017 Course Schedule

Family Law (LAW-636-001)
Bibi Berry

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:20 PM (TTh) - Room Y400

Enrolled: 27 / Limit: 70

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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.

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