Family Law Practice
This course focuses on the skills necessary to carry on a basic family law practice in California. Students prepare and argue motions, learn trial skills, and practice using the most popular computer programs for setting child support according to the detailed provisions of the Family Code. Students also develop parenting and child visitation plans, calculate spousal support, and learn various methods of dividing community property. Priority is given to graduating students. Prior completion of Family Law and Community Property is recommended, but not required, and may also be taken concurrently. This course counts toward completion of the Experiential Learning Requirement.