Jan 19, 2022  
2021-22 Student Handbook and Catalog 
    
2021-22 Student Handbook and Catalog

PLGL 170 - Family Law


Studies the paralegal’s role in assisting family law attorneys. Students discover how family law has evolved and how it continues to adapt to complex issues such as annulment, separation, and dissolution of marriage (divorce). Consequential considerations are covered such as child custody and support, maintenance (alimony), property settlement and taxes, adoption, paternity, and the rights of family members. Students draft various documents and learn ethical considerations. Prerequisite(s): None.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours - 3 hours lecture, 0 hours lab)