Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LGST 215 - Domestic Relations II

(G and TP/SS only)

In depth examination of current Maryland domestic laws to include: the Civil Marriage Protection Act; adoption; child custody; petitions for domestic violence protection; and divorce.  The course will cover various aspects of a divorce proceeding to include: mediation, alternative dispute resolution, resolution, and collaborative effort practice.  Students will be required to draft court pleadings and participate in classroom exercises. PREREQUISITE(S): LGST 102 , LGST 103 , LGST 104 , and a grade of C or better in LGST 214 . Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Civil Marriage Protection Act.
  • Compute child support amounts.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the grounds for alimony determination.
  • Draft a separation agreement and relevant court documents.

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