This unit examines sources of family law, legal recognition of family relationships, legal obligations between family members, processes for responding to family law issues, the family law courts, principles applying to parenting and financial matters, the socio-economic context, and law reform.
|Unit name||Family Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Dr Olivia Rundle
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- Identify, research and synthesise knowledge of the family law system, sources of family law, legal principles, legislation, case law and processes.
- Evaluate and critique the effect of family laws and processes on society in various contexts.
- Communicate fluently in written and/or verbal form, appropriate to the audience, using correct grammar, logical structure, and attribute sources in appropriate referencing style.
- Communicate effectively and participate collegially and constructively in classes, engaging in learning both independently and as part of a group.
50 credit points of Intermediate Law core
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
In class discussion (25%), Test, 1 hour (25%), Take home exam, 3000 words (50%)
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