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2020 Fall 15 Wks
PARA215/Lecture/BL1 - Family Law/Domestic Relations | Credits 3.00
Designed for upper level paralegal majors, students acquire an understanding of the basic concepts, rules and principles, as well as some of the basic practical applications that form the foundation of family and domestic relations law. Topics include terminology, courts, matrimonial, divorce, property distribution, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, child protection, adoption, paternity, domestic violence, juvenile delinquency, and other relevant topics. In particular, students become familiar with common pleadings and documents a paralegal may assist in preparing. They acquire an understanding of relevant laws, especially the New York Family Court Act and New York Domestic Relations Law. In addition, students develop their understanding of courts and procedures, and work to strengthen their research, writing, and drafting skills. Prerequisites: RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; ENGL 101; C or better grade in BUAD 201, PARA 101, and PARA 130. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.).

    Teaching Mode:  Online Asynchronous



Registration Type Traditional
Fees N/A
Instructors Corbin, Gemma R
Duration 8/31/2020 - 12/18/2020
Schedule WEB  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM;  Distance Learn - Web, Distance Learning - Web, Room BBoard
Credit Types Audit Credit Contract Dual Credit Equiv. Credit Global Connections International Educat Proficiency Exam Permission to Attend Regional Summer Sch Sr Audit Tech Prep X-Enroll
Class 20 Seats | 10 Remaining

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Tompkins Cortland Community College130
Program  Under Grad130
College  Social Science130
Department  Paralegal130
Class Level  Second Year130
Population  General130