Introduction to Family Law / Edition 1

Introduction to Family Law / Edition 1

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by Nancy R Gallo
     
 

ISBN-10: 1401814530

ISBN-13: 9781401814533

Pub. Date: 03/11/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Introduction to Family Law cohesively blends legal theory and practical application in an engaging way that is new to the world of paralegal textbooks. Students imagine themselves in the role of Susan, the main fictional character in this text who is a recent paralegal graduate working in her first law firm. As Susan meets clients with a host of pressing family…  See more details below

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Introduction to Family Law cohesively blends legal theory and practical application in an engaging way that is new to the world of paralegal textbooks. Students imagine themselves in the role of Susan, the main fictional character in this text who is a recent paralegal graduate working in her first law firm. As Susan meets clients with a host of pressing family legal problems, she admirably fulfills her role as researcher, writer, interviewer, and motion and pleadings preparer. Students' interest is piqued and learning is maximized as they share in the drama, challenges and humor of a typical family law practice. Each chapter mingles Susan's fictional experiences with legal theory, pertinent case briefs, and practical exhibits.Study aids such as chapter summaries, chapter reviews, Ethics Alerts, relevant Web sites, and key terms further promote understanding and retention. Students get a flavor for legal trends around the country since cases have been carefully chosen from a number of states. Instructors and students will find this fictional storyline approach to learning to be unique and effective

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401814533
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/11/2004
Series:
West Legal Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
590
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Life on the Job. Chapter 2: Legal Research and Writing. Chapter 3: Living Together. Chapter 4: Prenuptial Agreements. Chapter 5: Marriage. Chapter 6: Paternity. Chapter 7: Adoption. Chapter 8: Divorce and Separation. Chapter 9: Child Custody. Chapter 10: Child Support. Chapter 11: Divorce and Tax: No Shelter for the Weary. Chapter 12: Domestic Violence. Chapter 13: Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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Introduction to Family Law 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think this is a super neat book. It really goes in-depth about all the subjects I've been wondering about. Congrats to the author!! You're an awesome writer!! -- Miss Brenda Lee Bendickson of Fallon, Nevada, USA