Family Law

This course will explore legal issues relating to the formation, maintenance, and dissolution of family relationships. These issues include state and federal regulation of marriage and of nonmarital cohabitation, legal and economic consequences of marriage and divorce, custody and support of children, domestic violence, and the processes for resolving family disputes. Special attention will be paid to the relationship between the family and the work place and to current constitutional issues affecting family members. Fall 2018 - For Professor Czapanskiy’s section, in addition to preparing for and attending and participating in class, students will be required to complete weekly on-line lessons and to engage in blackboard forums on a regular basis.

Key to Codes in Course Descriptions
P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course