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Legal Research Guides by Course - Family Law

Course Description

This course studies the legal requirements for a marriage in Pennsylvania, marital agreements, the legal definition of a family, sexual privacy and procreation issues, the dissolution of a marriage on both fault and no-fault grounds, child custody, child support, spousal support, alimony, the equitable distribution of property, child abuse and neglect and Protection from Abuse actions. (2 credits)

Faculty Who Teach This Course

  • Nicholas P. Cafardi (Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law)
  • Rosalyn Guy-McCorkle, Esq. (adjunct professor)

Subject Covered Presently in Collection by:

Print Collection

KF501-KF554   Domestic Relations – Family Law
KF9320-KF9324   Assault and Battery – Spousal Abuse – Child Abuse – Elder Abuse
KF9771-KF9827   Juvenile Criminal Law and Procedure – Administration of Juvenile Justice
KFP94-KFP107   Pennsylvania Domestic Relations – Family Law
KFP567.A35   Pennsylvania Aged Abuse – Elder Abuse
KFP567.C5   Pennsylvania Child Abuse – Child Molesting – Sexual Abuse of Children
KFP567.F35   Pennsylvania Family Violence
KFP595-KF598   Pennsylvania Juvenile Criminal Law and Procedure – Administration of Juvenile Justice

Legal Periodicals in Print Collection

Legal Research Databases

General Family Law Sources

Pennsylvania Family Law Sources

Pennsylvania Marriage Law Sources

Pennsylvania Divorce Law Sources

Pennsylvania Child Custody Sources

Pennsylvania Child Support Sources

Pennsylvania Spousal Support/Alimony Sources

Equitable Distribution of Property in Pennsylvania Sources

Pennsylvania Child Abuse and Neglect Sources

DCLI Webpage Links

  • Primary Legal Research: Case Law, Statutory Law, Administrative Law (contains quick links to our federal and state statutes, our federal and state administrative codes, and federal and state case law)
  • Legal Research Guides:  Family Law

Course Listed Under the following Law School Concentrations:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Family Law

created by Patricia Horvath
12/3/2012, rev. 2/4/2013