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Family Law For Paralegals, Fifth Edition | Edition: 5

Family Law For Paralegals, Fifth Edition | Edition: 5

Author: J. Shoshanna Ehrlich
ISBN: 9780735587731
publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
publisher Date: 06/22/2010
Price: 149.95
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Schools: Unversity of Mississippi
Description: 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 pedagogy—including summaries, key terms, and review and discussion questions—helps 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 • the Instructor’s Manual includes teaching tips and a Test Bank 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 instructor’s efforts give their students a thorough understanding of family law as it applies today. An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/ehrlich_familylaw4