Introduction to Family Law / Edition 1

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Overview

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: 3/11/2004
  • Series: West Legal Studies
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 590
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy R. Gallo, J.D. is a frequent presenter at the American Association for Paralegal Education national and regional conferences and was a member of AAfPE's Family Law Syllabus Task Force (2003). Professor Gallo is the author of the textbook, Introduction to Family Law (2004). A member of the American Bar Association Family Law Section and the New Jersey Bar Elder Law Section, the author is a frequent public speaker and has volunteered as an Early Settlement Panel member for the Sussex County Superior Court, Newton, New Jersey. A cum laude graduate of William Paterson University, the author attended Nova Southeastern University and was a recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities funded grant for the study Paul Robeson, 20th Century Humanist and Lawyer. The author is a full professor and the Legal Studies Programs coordinator at Sussex County Community College, Newton, New Jersey.

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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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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2014

    I think this is a super neat book. It really goes in-depth about

    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

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