Categories: Human Rights
Family Law: Marriage and Divorce is a survey course that introduces students to the fundamental concepts of family law. The covered topics include competing conceptions of the family, marriage and its alternatives, including cohabitation,divorce and consequences of dissolution, including property, maintenance, child custody and child support. Although the course uses materials from a variety of jurisdictions, students are also exposed to Wisconsin laws, cases and materials to gain familiarity with this state's treatment of family law issues.
A 4th credit (Law 950) is available for interested students: enrolling for the additional credit entails completing two short (5-page) writing exercises.