PL 231 Family Law

This course studies the law pertaining to the formation and dissolution of the marital relationship, asset/debt allocation in divorce, child custody and visitation, legitimacy, adoption, guardianship, spousal and child support, domestic violence issues, and separation and settlement agreements. The drafting of relevant pleadings, as well as the rules of civil procedure as they relate to Family Law, will also be addressed as are issues such as same-sex marriage, single-parent adoptions, ethics, and evolving issues in family law. Note: Offered spring semesters only. Contact Hours: (3,0)