Anatomy of a Family Law Case
Due Week 8 and worth 240 points
Review Chapter 9: Family Law of the textbook in preparation for this assignment.
Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:
- Include a brief summary of the definition of a family.
- Explain how marriage is a contract with the state.
- Examine and discuss three (3) rights and / or benefits that are conferred by marriage.
- Describe the process of ending spousal relationships and examine three (3) challenges that may occur as a result of ending the relationship.
- Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
- Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
- Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
- Describe contractual agreements, and the implication for property disputes and Family Law.
- Use technology and information resources to research issues related to civil and criminal procedures.
- Write clearly and concisely about issues in law and the legal system using proper writing mechanics.