Mar 04, 2024  
2021-2022 Law Bulletin 
    
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LAW 7114 - Collaborative Divorce.


2 to 3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: LAW 7216 and LAW 6030. Law 6030 (Lawyering: Advocacy) is necessary either before or simultaneously with Collaborative Divorce.
LAW 7183 recommended, but not required.

Description
This is an elective course. This course develops skills required to represent clients in collaborative family law matters. It takes students through an entire collaborative case, including client interview, meetings with lawyer and non-lawyer professionals, negotiation and problem-solving in a collaborative setting, drafting of contracts, agreements, and minutes of meetings, and finally to obtaining a Final Judgement and Decree of Divorce. The course includes guest instruction and demonstration from non-lawyer collaborative professionals, extensive discussion of collaborative practice concepts and issues, in-class participation in the collaborative case, and individual exploration of collaborative topics through a paper or other individual project.



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