Nov 28, 2020  
2017-18 Catalog 
    
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LGL* 210: Family Law

3 Credits
(Formerly LEGL 222)
Provides an introduction to and basic understanding of family law and practice for the paralegal. Students will be taught legal concepts regarding the scope and skills needed in a family law practice. Familiarity with legislation, legal terminology, and legal requirements in the area of family law will be stressed. Topics covered will include family law research, ethics, interaction with the client, premarital agreements, ceremonial and common law marriages, annulment, separation, dissolution of marriage, child custody, child support, tax consequences, legal rights of women and men, legal status of children, adoption, and surrogacy. Practical applications and drafting of documents will be included.
Prerequisites: POL* 120  or eligibility for ENG* 101  or permission of instructor
Offered: Occasionally



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