Family Law


Basic principles of family law and practice, including a study of antenuptial agreements, marriage, adoption, annulment, dissolution of marriage and legal separation, alimony, property settlement, child custody and support, and paternity actions. Course work includes reviewing statutes and case law governing these proceedings as well as various legal documents used in family law matters, such as typical pleadings, affidavits, and separation agreements. The practical aspects of the paralegal role in the field of family law are emphasized. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): ENL111. Fall Only.