Impediments to marriage—age, incest, incapacity, bigamy, and failure to meet formal requirements. Common law marriage and annulment. Support duties, antenuptial contracts, and the state’s interest in marriage. Dissolution of marriage—jurisdiction, fault and no-fault divorce, property division, child custody, alimony, child support, court orders and separation agreements and their enforcement, and post-decretal modifications.
This elective course is normally offered every year.