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Social Work (SOWK)

School of Social Work
Faculty of Public Affairs

SOWK 3804 [0.5 credit]

Law of the Family

Legal framework surrounding the family and family relationships in Canadian society. Topics include marriage and cohabitation, matrimonial support, custody and access, and dissolution of marriage. State interventions through law; law and change in family structures; equality issues; dispute resolution processes. (Also listed as LAWS 3804.)
Prerequisite: LAWS 2003.
Lectures three hours a week.

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