Family Law

Class Term: 
Fall Term 2016-2017
Catalog Number: 
Class Number: 
25840
Class Schedule: 
Tuesday
Thursday
8:00 am
9:15 am
LAW 107
Professor(s): 
Professor: 
Type: 
Lecture
Credits: 
3
Additional Information: 

An introduction to the conceptual and practical issues involved in the modern practice of family law. Topics include: The legal definition of marriage; the rights, powers, duties, and obligations among family members; the extent and means of state involvement in the family's conduct of its own affairs; dissolution of the family; child custody; assisted reproductive technology; domestic violence; problems in jurisdiction and choice of law. The course will focus on Pennsylvania Family Law, and will also compare and contrast the law in other states.

Grading Details: 

Grades in this course will be based on an in-class final examination (100%).