This contemporary text reflects the emerging trends in American family patterns. With a focus on skill-building, FAMILY LAW FOR THE PARALEGAL, 2/e is written so readers understand family law and also the role a paralegal plays in family law practice. Each chapter includes cases, exhibits, tips and end-of-chapter assignments that address cutting-edge issues in the field. This edition includes a revised chapter on cohabitation and premarital agreements, a revised chapter on marriage and emerging alternatives, an expanded chapter on parenthood, links to important cases and an innovative MyLegalStudiesLab online course.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to a Family Law Practice
2. Cohabitation and Premarital Agreements
3. Marriage and Emerging Alternatives
5. The Divorce Process
6. Discovery and Financial Statements
8. Child Custody
9. Child Support
10. Spousal Support
11. Property Division
12. Separation Agreements
13. Family Violence
APPENDIX A: National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) Code of Ethics and
APPENDIX B: Websites of Interest
APPENDIX C: State Websites for Forms and Statutes
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