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Fall 2021
5383 Family Law - OLDHAM- 27262

Professor(s): Thomas Oldham (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Family Law 

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  MW  Location: 144  TUII

Course Outline: This course generally deals with legal issues relating to parents and children. This includes subjects such as parental rights, medical treatment choices for children, standards for what constitutes child abuse, paternity, adoption, child custody, child support, spousal support, divorce, the lawyer’s role in solving family problems, assisted reproduction, alternate dispute resolution, de facto relationships, and marital agreements.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Materials

Course Notes: DistanceEd  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.

Title: Texas Statutes Family Code 2020 Edition
ISBN: 9798620888115
Can be purchased from Amazon


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/08 1pm-5pm  240 BLB  209 BLB  

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: Important (MEE)

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (8/5/2021 3:31:19 PM)

Book(s) Required

Family Law (Casebook)

8 Edition, 2017 book

Format: Hardcover

Author(s): Harry Krause

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN-13: 9781683284512

and a copy of Texas Family Code Plus ISBN: 9781539210634

Jenkins & Wilhite, Texas Family Code Plus 2020-2021