Family Law Specialization Review
We’re currently undergoing a curriculum review and refresh for this specialization and are not currently accepting new students. We’re happy to get in touch with you to provide more information once it’s available.
Please provide your contact information so we can alert you when this specialization is next offered.Family Law Interest Form
Program OverviewThis two-year, part-time program designed for practitioners from across Canada who want to develop greater expertise in this dynamic area of law. Students will have the opportunity to examine the theory and practice of family law, including international issues and non-adversarial methods of resolving family disputes. Well-established areas of family law as well as emerging areas, comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives will be explored.
Degree Requirements Overview
Total credits needed: 36
Note that students without a law degree from a Canadian institution are required to take Introduction to Graduate Legal Studies in their first term. For detailed degree requirements see Student Handbook.
|Courses||Course Code||Status||Number of Credits|
|Family Law: Themes, Theories, Controversies and Context||LAW 6121P||Required||6.0 credits|
|Care of Children||LAW 6125P||Elective||6.0 credits|
|Economic Issues: Child and Spousal Support||LAW 6122P||Elective||6.0 credits|
|Economic Issues: Property, Pensions and Possession of the Home||LAW 6123||Elective||6.0 credits|
|International Family Law Issues||LAW 6126P||Elective||6.0 credits|
|Major Research Paper: Family Law||6327||Elective||6.0 credits|
|Non-Adversarial Resolution to Family Disputes||LAW 6127||Elective||6.0 credits|