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LAW3421 Family Law

Short Description: Family Law
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090907 - Family Law
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 20 April 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: LAW1201 or LAW1111 or LAW5501 or LAW5111

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

Family law is a major area of legal practice which also overlaps with important social issues. The course will focus on the main areas to equip students with the ability to practice in Family Law. In relation to children's issues the course will maintain a child-centred focus to give students direction as to the requirements of the courts and the community that the best interests of the child should be taken into account. The course will also focus on the dispute resolution processes that pertain to Family disputes in a changing policy and legal environment.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online