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Family Law/BP074 (10 Weeks)

Course Overview

Certificate of Attendance
Course Code:
BP074/Tues 19.00-21.00

This course is suitable for those wishing to gain an understanding of the legal principles relative to marriage, cohabitation/civil partnership, nullity, dissolution of marriage, child law, domestic violence and the courts outlook on these matters.

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Programme Description
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  • Introduction to Family Law– discussion of family law principles
  • Marriage, cohabitation and civil partnership– review of these concepts from a legal and tax point of view
  • Nullity– review of void and voidable marriages, burden of proof and consequences of the annulment
  • Judicial Separation, Divorce and Mediation– review of the legal
    concepts and what relief is appropriate in the circumstances.
  • Ancillary Relief– discussion of maintenance orders, property transfer orders, pension orders and custody and access of minor children.
  • Child Law, Guardianship and Custody– discussion of these concepts and when they apply to a particular family circumstance.
  • Domestic violence– review of this concept and remedies available

This course may take place at the Further Education and Training Centre, Kilmallock Road Campus.

This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.