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Fall 2020
LAW136  A  FAMILY LAW

Course Description
This class will cover the state’s regulation of family life and resolution of private arrangements or disputes among family members including entry into marriage, legal treatment of cohabitants and same sex couples, divorce, alimony, custody, visitation, child support and adoption. The course serves as an introduction for students considering family law practice, a national overview for those generally interested in family law issues, and will cover Florida law on commonly tested topics for those taking the Florida bar.
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Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-17-2020 - 11-17-2020   W  4:10 PM-5:50 PM TBD

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Final Exam and Negotiation exercise or other shorter assignments.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Bar Course
Course Delivery:
Blended (part residential and part online)
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Family & Personal - Basic
Bar Subject(s):
FLORIDA
Concentration(s):
Immigration, Asylum, and Citizenship Law Area of Focus (Area of Focus)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Contemporary Family Law
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Abrams, Cahn, Ross, McClain
    Edition: 5th Edition
    ISBN: ISBN-13: 978-1640205
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):

 
Professor(s)

STEWART, KELE


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: kstewart@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-8827
Office: E258