Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAW 643 Family Law

Credits

3

Course Description

This course examines the relationship between family and law. Topics addressed include legal definitions of family taking into consideration both the marital and non-marital family; rights and obligatons among family members; the federal and state government's role in family life as well as the constitutional limits on government involvement; dissolution of family including issues of property distribution, alimony/support, and the implications of children; jurisdiction; and the role of the attorney in family formation and disputes.

Fee