University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

LAW 6507 - Family Law Practice

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Intensive
Restriction: Available to GDLP students only. Not available for Study Abroad & Exchange.
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Discovery Experience – Working: Yes
Assessment: Assessment in this course will include the following: Draft order, children’s matters and letter of advice -property settlement.

The aim of the course is to provide an understanding of family law practice and to enable you, as an entry-level lawyer who practises in family law, to advise and take action in relation to parenting matters, spouse maintenance and child support problems, identify appropriate dispute-resolution processes for such matters in the light of the client's circumstances and concerns; and advise clients on pre-action procedures. The course is offered in partnership with South Australian practitioners and agencies.

Course Fees

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10251 SE01 20 FULL 16 Mar - 17 Mar Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm - 9pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
21 Mar - 23 Mar Monday, Wednesday 5:30pm - 9pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: Oral assessment dates on 4, 5, 6 April. Students please be advised to check the critical dates carefully as they vary according to the study term-GDLP courses are intensives and timetabled in semesters, terms and trimesters.