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Course Descriptions

PLS 269 - Domestic Relations and Family Law

2 Credits

Introduces students to the paralegal responsibilities in family law practice including New York Domestic Relations Law and the Family Court Act as they govern family situations. Students will draft a complaint and answer for a contested matrimonial action, and other documents related to contemporary family matters.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of PLS 266 and 267, or permission of program director.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Calculate child support pursuant to New York State’s Child Support Standards Act.
2. Prepare pleadings for a divorce action.
3. Calculate maintenance pursuant to Domestic Relations Law.

Course Offered Spring

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Fall Semester 2023
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