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Fall 2022
5383 Family Law - OLDHAM- 13235

Professor(s): Thomas Oldham (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Family Law 

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  MW  Location:  

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 Notes: (Synchronous – On Campus Exams)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration opens, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through two weeks before the first day of classes for the term, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. Contrary to the UH information, some student materials may not be available online, such as an assigned casebook. A physical classroom may be assigned for this course to give students a location in the Law Center to join the virtual class sessions. If the course has a final examination, it will be conducted in a classroom in face-to-face mode requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid-term exam, may also be in a classroom.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/12 6-9pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: Important (MEE)

DistanceEd ABA: Yes

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (3/7/2022 3:55:33 PM)

Book(s) Required

Family Law: Cases, Comments, and Questions, 8th Edition, Harry D. Krause | Linda Elrod | J. Thomas Oldham, ISBN: 9781683284512

Texas Family Code, 2022 ed. (West's® Texas Statutes and Codes), ISBN: 9781539222101

and photocopied materials available on course website