Higher Education

Practical Guide to Family Law, 1st Edition

  • Matthew S. Cornick Clayton State University
  • ISBN-10: 0314044515  |  ISBN-13: 9780314044518
  • 400 Pages
  • © 1995 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $230.25

About

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.

Features and Benefits

  • * 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).

Table of Contents

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.

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 031405099X | ISBN-13: 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.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Matthew S. Cornick

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 twenty 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 (West Publishing, 1995) USING COMPUTERS IN THE LAW OFFICE, 7e, as well as Advanced and Basic editions of that text.