Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-110-106 021239 Law-Family
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-110-106 LAW-FAMILY ...this course is designed to familiarize the student with basic legal concepts involved in the area of family relations. The primary emphasis will be in the field of divorce. (Associate Degree Prerequisite: 10-110-101, Paralegal Intro/Legal Ethics with a "C" or better; Technical Diploma Corequisite: 10-110-101, Paralegal Intro/Legal Ethics)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Portfolio
Course Competencies
  1. List the requirements for marriages and other domestic relationships
  2. Differentiate types of contracts affecting marriage and other domestic relationships
  3. Differentiate annulment, divorce and separation actions, and their effects on marriages
  4. Use effective checklists for gathering information relevant to legal actions affecting the family
  5. Draft pleadings and documents relevant to the domestic relations field.
  6. Apply the laws of child support, legal custody and physical placement
  7. Describe state laws and procedural steps relating to the various methods of establishing parent-child relationships
  8. Explore state laws relating to children
  9. Explore the laws relating to reproduction
  10. Describe the function of the paralegal in family law practice
  11. Differentiate
  12. Explain