FAMILY SOCIETY AND LAW
Credit points: 15
The focus of this subject is family law in Australia. The role of the state and of traditional legal forms in the regulation, maintenance and control of family and personal relationships is considered. The impact of the changing role of women within the family, in family law and in state policies is also considered. Specific issues canvassed in this subject include the legal regulation of family formation and breakdown; the financial consequences of family formation and breakdown; parental responsibility and children's rights. This subject aims to provide students with an overview of the key issues in contemporary family law.
FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Subject Co-ordinatorFiona Kelly
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Special conditions Current enrolment in Bachelor of Laws program
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Family Law in Australia||Prescribed||Young, L and Monahan, G.||8TH ED, LEXIS NEXIS BUTTERWORTHS 2012|
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Melbourne, 2014, Week 27-28, Day
Maximum enrolment size60
Enrolment information Mode of teaching does not support larger class.
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Kelly
Five 5.0 days block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
|class exercises including problem solving exercises, library exercise and clinical exercise||equivalent to 1,500-words||25|
|one 3-hour final examination||75|