Guardian Ad Litem Clinic   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog

LAW 612 - Guardian Ad Litem Clinic

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Students must have completed 45 credit hours.

Students enrolled in this course will learn about child custody and parenting issues in chancery court, including adoptions, terminations of parental rights, guardian-ships, custody matters, child support matters, grandparents’ rights, and similar related matters. Students who are eligible to practice under the limited practice rules may be admitted to practice in chancery court for the purpose of handling one or more cases to the matters described above. Students will meet with the instructor for one hour per week during the semester and will also observe or participate in chancery court. All participants in chancery court proceedings will be supervised by the course instructor. Each student will be required to log a total of at least 80 hours of time in classroom meetings or court proceedings.