Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Courses A - C

186: Advanced Issues in Family Law

Credit Hours




Learn everything you need to know to be a successful associate in a domestic relations firm. Most family law firms have little or no training programs. Theoretical knowledge of the law is not enough to step into a firm and start practicing. This course is designed to teach you all of the practical basics Partners want you to know as an Associate family law attorney. This course addresses the practical application of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and related statutes. Topics will focus on developing the skills necessary to excel in domestic relations practice such as strategic planning for a dissolution of marriage case, complex financial analysis, developing and maintaining the attorney client relationship, and practical drafting skills.