MLJ712 - Family Law and Policy


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

For M729 (Juris Doctor) students only



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar (live streamed and recordings provided) per week


This unit aims to equip students with the knowledge and ability to apply, critically evaluate and effectively communicate family law, and develop a deep appreciation of major policy issues and developments in the law.

Topics include: the Family Law Act 1975, historical and jurisdictional developments in family law, marriage, divorce and nullity, children’s matters and parental responsibility, property division, spousal maintenance and family violence.

Unit Fee Information

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