LAW 7812

LAW 7812

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Students will participate in the representation of children who are the subject of family court proceedings. Cases are likely to involve children who are the subjects of petitions such as: abuse or neglect, custody, termination of parental rights, status offense and juvenile delinquency. Students will interview clients and their families, prepare documents such as pleadings, motions, pre-trial memos and proposed findings of fact, and participate in court conferences and hearings. The in-class component of the course will address cross-disciplinary concerns such as working with other professionals and using social science to assist a client. Additionally, the course will focus on child development and the particular ethical concerns involved with the representation of children.

When Offered Spring.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL)
Satisfies Requirement Satisfies the experiential learning requirement.

Comments This course requires off premises travel. The student is responsible for travel to and from the sites.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18203LAW 7812  CLN 301

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person