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Winter Term 2025 (1900)

LAW 602 - Family Law Practice Issues

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to family law practice. The course will address all aspects of family files, including chambers advocacy, preparation and presentation of affidavits, special chambers briefs, JDR's, questioning, mini-trials, Examinations for Discovery and Examinations on Affidavit, pre-trial conferences, and trials. The course will also explore the use of other professionals in family matters, including accountants, valuators and psychologists. Practice issues covered include the special challenges of interviewing, managing client expectations, impact of separation on children, reading financial statements, and handling stress in family practice. Collaborative law practice as an alternative to litigation will be introduced. Students will moot a full special Chambers application. Prerequisite: LAW 524

LECTURE X50 (72289)

2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09
T 17:00 - 20:00