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Practical Guide to Family Law 1st Edition

Matthew S.Cornick, J.D.

  • Published
  • 400 Pages

Overview

This paralegal-specific introduction to family law text provides current coverage of legal topics. The chapter format is designed to be practical and approachable-offering students experience with real cases and exposure to forms and checklists they'll use on the job. Edited cases provide real-world examples. The brief paperback format gives you flexibility in course organization and opportunities for supplemental readings tailored to your needs.

Matthew S.Cornick, J.D., Clayton State University

Matthew S. Cornick, J.D., is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo and the Emory University School of Law. He has been teaching civil litigation, legal research, family law, and introduction to law and ethics to paralegal students for over 20 years. Mr. Cornick frequently speaks to paralegal associations and law firms on the topic of technology in the law office. He has served on the Approval Commission to the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Paralegals and is the author of A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FAMILY LAW, USING COMPUTERS IN THE LAW OFFICE, and advanced and basic editions of that text.
  • * Focus boxes discuss current hot topics. Current coverage includes abortion, domestic violence, and the changing definition of family. Practice pointers call out practical tips from within the text. Students are exposed to real cases, and forms and checklists they'll use on the job. This text is shorter than Statsky and has edited cases (Statsky does not).
Marriage. Initial Client Interview. Antenuptial Agreements. Termination of Marriage-An Overview. Annulment. Divorce-Pleadings. Divorce-Interlocutory Relief. Divorce-Discovery and Investigation. Divorce-Alimony and Division of Property. Child Custody, Visitation, and Child Support. Divorce-Trial Preparation and Trial. Divorce-Enforcement of Divorce Decrees. Divorce-Modifaction and Appeals of Divorce Decrees. Divorce-Tax Considerations. Paternity and Legitimation. Adoption Appendices: A. Family Law Research. B.Sample Divorce Deposition. C.Child Support Guidelines Glossary. Index.

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  • ISBN-10: 0314044515
  • ISBN-13: 9780314044518
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $232.50
  • RETAIL $308.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Practical Guide to Family Law

ISBN: 9780314044518
This paralegal-specific introduction to family law text provides current coverage of legal topics. The chapter format is designed to be practical and approachable-offering students experience with real cases and exposure to forms and checklists they'll use on the job. Edited cases provide real-world examples. The brief paperback format gives you flexibility in course organization and opportunities for supplemental readings tailored to your needs.

Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9780314050991
This paralegal-specific introduction to family law text provides current coverage of legal topics. The chapter format is designed to be practicalQoffering students experience with real cases and exposure to forms and checklists they'll use on the job. Edited cases provide real-world examples.

FOR STUDENTS

Practical Guide to Family Law

ISBN: 9780314044518
This paralegal-specific introduction to family law provides current coverage of legal topics. The chapter format is designed to be practical and approachable offering students experience with real cases and exposure to forms and checklists they will use on the job. Edited cases provide real-world examples. The brief paperback format gives you flexibility in course organization and opportunities for supplemental readings tailored to your needs.