Family Law (5027LAW)

Family law will deal with the following topics: the nature of the modern family; perspectives on family law; the constitutional and jurisdictional context of family law in Australia; marriage and divorce; mediation; domestic and family violence; child protection; impact of separation on family members; living arrangements for children after family breakdown; property adjustment; spousal maintenance and child support and some of the processes and procedures of the family law system. The syllabus will seek to balance theoretical perspectives with doctrinal content. Prerequisites: 7714LAW Property 1 OR 3014LAW Property 1 OR 3011LAW Property Law 1 AND 7715LAW Property 2 OR 3015LAW Property 2 OR 3012LAW Property Law 2. Note: This course will be withdrawn from offer if there are fewer than 15 students enrolled by the end of week one.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 3

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 3Nathan Trimester 1

Course Attributes

Restricted: Course must be listed in Program

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019
Pre: 3014LAW Property 1 OR 3011LAW Property Law 1

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (10185) Open Wednesday 13:00 - 14:50
Weeks 1 - 6, 8 - 11
N02 CINEMA
Cinema Complex
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (11818) Full Friday 11:00 - 12:50
Weeks 7, 12
N72 -2.11
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus
Tutorial (11817) Open Friday 09:00 - 10:50
Weeks 7, 12
N53 0.63
Willett Centre
Nathan Campus
Tutorial (11816) Monday 10:00 - 11:50
Week 7
N78 -1.13
Sir Samuel Griffith Building
Nathan Campus
Wednesday 13:00 - 14:50
Week 12
N53 -1.24
Willett Centre
Nathan Campus
Tutorial (11815) Open Monday 13:00 - 14:50
Week 7
N78 -1.13
Sir Samuel Griffith Building
Nathan Campus
Wednesday 08:00 - 09:50
Week 12
N53 0.58
Willett Centre
Nathan Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
29 October 2018
Last day to add a course
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
25 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
23 December 2018
Pre: 3014LAW Property 1 OR 3011LAW Property Law 1

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (70116) Wednesday 10:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 6, 8, 9 - 11
G39 1.17
Science and Engineering
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (70534) Full Wednesday 11:00 - 12:50
Weeks 7, 12
G30 1.17
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (70533) Open Wednesday 15:00 - 16:50
Weeks 7, 12
G30 1.17
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (70532) Open Wednesday 13:00 - 14:50
Weeks 7, 12
G30 1.17
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus