Family Law for Paralegals 5e

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J. Shoshana Ehrlich

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Newly revised in its Fourth Edition, the popular text; Family Law for Paralegals offers a complete coverage of the basics of family law, combined with historical context and insight in topics of current interest. Engaging students with real-life examples and practical exercises centered on hot issues will induce excitement in the classroom and subsequently evoke a passionate response to the material covered in lecture.

Instructors choose Family Law for Paralegals because:

this thoughtful and carefully written textbook offers paralegal students the nuts-and-bolts of the law, while also providing a relevant historical framework and exposure to some of the most dynamic issues in family law today

short historical overviews in each chapter give students a meaningful understanding of family law

comprehensive in coverage, the book covers basic coverage of the issues of marriage and divorce, as well as cutting-edge issues such as non-marital families, child abuse and neglect, and same-sex marriage

helpful real-life examples enhance the textual discussions while sample forms show students what they will encounter in practice

clear pedagogyincluding summaries, key terms, and review and discussion questionshelps students better understand the material and develop their critical thinking and writing skills

a range of assignments in each chapter provides students with the opportunity to practice different skills including research, analysis, memo writing, and argumentation


Exciting changes to this Fourth Edition include:

new cases that keep the book fresh in its Fourth Edition

Internet references in each chapter

updated topical coverage, with important new developments, particularly in the areas of gay/lesbian rights and nontraditional families

Family Law for Paralegals, Fourth Edition uses clearly-written text and well-crafted pedagogy to make the material easily accessible to students, while a comprehensive educational package supports the instructors efforts give their students a thorough understanding of family law as it applies today.


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