Family LawClass Term:
Spring Term 2017-2018Catalog Number:
3 (3 Contact, 0 Field)Priority:
General Enrollment CourseFull Year Course:
In-class final exam.
An introduction to the conceptual and practical issues involved in the modern practice of family law. Topics include: the legal definition of marriage, of family; the rights, powers, duties and obligations among family members; the extent and means of state involvement in the family’s conduct of its own affairs; dissolution of the family, and the continuing obligations among family members thereafter; problems of jurisdiction and choice of law.