Area of Study & Practice
- Constitutional Law and Civil Rights
- Family Property and Relations
- Taxation and Estate Planning
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.
Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.