The Family Law Advanced Paralegal Course uses historical overviews, real case examples, as well as recent Supreme Court cases to describe the principles and practice of family law. Are you ready to move up in your firm? If you choose this course to build advanced skills in your career as a paralegal, you may assist attorneys as they draft premarital agreements, help clients start or end their marriages, set up mutually agreeable child custody arrangements, clarify paternity, adopt a child, and more. This course includes comprehensive coverage of traditional family law topics, explores the developing law concerning nontraditional families and gay and lesbian parents’ rights, describes technological innovations such as virtual visitation, and presents other high-profile topics currently under debate.
- Prerequisite: High School or General Equivalency Diploma
- Study Method: E-books with online study guides and exams
- Program Length: Completion time ranges from 4-6 months, with students given the option of up to 6 months if needed. Students must satisfy all academic and financial obligations to graduate from their program.