Course Details

Structuring Transactions: Matrimonial Law

This course is designed to acquaint students with the financial and other legal issues associated with matrimonial law. Students will engage in practical simulations of meetings with clients, settlement conferences with clients and opposing counsel, pretrial conferences with judges and opposing counsel, and drafting and negotiating a variety of documents. The course will expose students to the documents associated with divorce such as disclosure statements, marital balance sheets, pretrial memoranda, joint parenting agreements and marital settlement agreements, while gaining an understanding of how these documents fit into the divorce process. Speakers will include judges, financial and custodial experts, and practicing matrimonial attorneys. Students will leave this class with a greater ability to represent, negotiate and settle dissolution of marriage matters on behalf of clients. The class will be useful not only for those students who want to practice matrimonial law in the future but for all those looking to develop critical drafting, negotiation and oral presentation skills.

Catalog Number: BUSCOM 633O

Course History

Spring 2015
Title: Structuring Transactions: Matrimonial Law
Faculty: Yuracko, Kimberly A. (courses | profile)
Grund, Melissa
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 19