Course Description

Economics of the Family

LAW 6930

Prerequisites:Perspectives on the Family (LAW 6711) or Family Law (LAW 6710)

Income Tax recommended. Covers theories of alimony, child support, and equitable disposition of property at divorce, valuation and distribution of pensions and other complex assets, child support in marital and non-marital contexts, taxation and economic policy, family and work issues, and income supports for poor and working families. Students will complete exercises in applying state family laws and federal tax laws.