250 Family Law

A study of legal and policy issues relating to the family. Topics include requirements for marriage, nontraditional families, obligations at divorce, establishing parenthood, and adoption. Grading is based on a final examination, class participation, and written work relating to a visit to family court and completion of a divorce settlement exercise.

Course Frequency*
Course Areas of Practice
2016
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

250.01 3
  • Scheduled in-class examination
  • Practical exercises
  • Class participation
Kathryn Webb Bradley MW 1:45-3:06 PM 4045

A study of legal and policy issues relating to the family. Topics include requirements for marriage, nontraditional families, obligations at divorce, establishing parenthood, and adoption. Grading is based on a final examination, class participation, and written work relating to a visit to family court and completion of a divorce settlement exercise.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2015
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

250.01 3 Kathryn Webb Bradley M/W 1:45-3:05 PM Room 4042

A study of legal and policy issues relating to the family, emphasizing marriage and divorce. Topics include requirements for marriage, nontraditional families, obligations at divorce, establishing parenthood, and adoption. In addition to a three-hour final examination, all students must negotiate a separation agreement and visit a local family court.

Syllabus: File 250.01.Fall2015-syllabus.docx

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

250.01 3 Gregg Patrick Strauss M/W 9:30-10:50 am Room 4045
A study of legal and policy issues relating to the family, emphasizing marriage and divorce. Topics include requirements for marriage, nontraditional families, obligations at divorce, establishing parenthood, and adoption. In addition to a three-hour final examination, all students must negotiate a separation agreement and visit a local family court.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2014
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

250.01 3 Kathryn Webb Bradley Tu/Th 10:40-12:01 pm Tu/Th 10:40-12:01 pm Room 3000
A study of legal and policy issues relating to the family, emphasizing marriage and divorce. Topics include requirements for marriage, nontraditional families, obligations at divorce, establishing parenthood, and adoption. In addition to a three-hour final examination, all students must negotiate a separation agreement and visit a local family court.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2012
Fall 2012
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

250.01 3 Kathryn Webb Bradley Tu / Th 1:30-2:51 pm Tu / Th 1:30-2:51 pm Room 4045
A study of legal and policy issues relating to the family, emphasizing marriage and divorce. Topics include requirements for marriage, nontraditional families, obligations at divorce, establishing parenthood, and adoption. In addition to a three-hour final examination, all students must negotiate a separation agreement and visit a local family court.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
Spring 2012
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

250.01 3 Kathryn Webb Bradley M/W 1:30-2:51 pm M/W 1:30-2:51 pm Room 4042
A study of legal and policy issues relating to the family, emphasizing marriage and divorce. Topics include requirements for marriage, nontraditional families, obligations at divorce, establishing parenthood, and adoption. In addition to a three-hour final examination, all students must negotiate a separation agreement and visit a local family court.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.