LGL 117 - Family Law at Lord Fairfax Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2016-08-01

Studies elements of a valid marriage, grounds for divorce and annulment, separation, defenses, custody, support, adoptions, and applicable tax consequences. Includes property settlement agreements, pre- and ante-nuptial agreements, pleadings, and rules of procedure. May include specific federal and Virginia consumer laws.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To acquaint the student with the laws concerning domestic relations with emphasis on drafting of documents. Serves as a requirement for the Paralegal Studies AAS degree.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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