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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Spring Semester 2020
Summer Session 2020