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GDLP77-302: Family Law Practice

Description

This is an elective subject for the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ONLINE and On-campus) which covers the optional practice area “Family Law Practice”.

This subject focusses on providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to act for family law clients. This includes matters involving the care and maintenance of children and the determination of property and financial entitlements.  Students will engage in family law practice, become familiar with the family law legislation and procedures and draft relevant documents.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeGDLP77-302
EFTSL0.0625
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit5
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $646
  • Commencing in 2022: $653

Learning outcomes

1. Review core documents and identify the client's options, pre-action procedures and steps necessary including family dispute resolution and revenue implications.
2. Identify requirements and processes used in family law practice.
3. Draft litigious and non-litigious family law documents.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Students are expected to have completed at least 40 credit points of GDLP75 subjects.

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?01/10/2021
Cancellation 2?06/10/2021
Last enrolment11/10/2021
Withdraw – Financial?19/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?11/11/2021
Teaching census?18/10/2021