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LAW 5219: Family Law - 2201

Family Law
Class Term:
Fall Term 2019-2020
Catalog Number:
5219
Class Number:
23798
Class Schedule:
Monday, Wednesday
2:00 pm
3:15 pm
Room:
LAW G12
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Lecture
Credits:
3 (3 Contact, 0 Field)
Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Grading Details

The grade in the course will be based on a 48-hour take-home exam, which may be self-scheduled at any time during the exam period.
 

Description

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.

Family Law