Family Law for the Paralegal: Concepts and Applications / Edition 2

Family Law for the Paralegal: Concepts and Applications / Edition 2

by Mary E. Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135109485

ISBN-13: 9780135109489

Pub. Date: 02/15/2012

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This contemporary text reflects the emerging trends in American family patterns. With a focus on skill-building, FAMILY LAW FOR THE PARALEGAL, 2/e is written so readers understand family law and also the role a paralegal plays in family law practice. Each chapter includes cases, exhibits, tips and end-of-chapter assignments that address cutting-edge issues

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This contemporary text reflects the emerging trends in American family patterns. With a focus on skill-building, FAMILY LAW FOR THE PARALEGAL, 2/e is written so readers understand family law and also the role a paralegal plays in family law practice. Each chapter includes cases, exhibits, tips and end-of-chapter assignments that address cutting-edge issues in the field. This edition includes a revised chapter on cohabitation and premarital agreements, a revised chapter on marriage and emerging alternatives, an expanded chapter on parenthood, links to important cases and an innovative MyLegalStudiesLab online course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135109489
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/15/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
300,837
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to a Family Law Practice

2. Cohabitation and Premarital Agreements

3. Marriage and Emerging Alternatives

4. Annulment

5. The Divorce Process

6. Discovery and Financial Statements

7. Parenthood

8. Child Custody

9. Child Support

10. Spousal Support

11. Property Division

12. Separation Agreements

13. Family Violence

14. Adoption

APPENDIX A: National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) Code of Ethics and

Professional Responsibility

APPENDIX B: Websites of Interest

APPENDIX C: State Websites for Forms and Statutes

Glossary

Index

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