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281.2 sec. 1 - California Marital Property (Fall 2014)
Instructor: Herma Hill Kay (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: W 10:00-12:40
Meeting Location: 10
Course Start: August 27, 2014
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49820
This course examines the law of California governing the property rights of married couples and registered domestic partners. You will learn the material that will be tested on the California State Bar Examination. Although the course is limited to California law, many non-community property states refer to our case law as precedents for their equitable distribution laws at divorce. The course includes an analysis of the principles governing classification of property as community or separate; management and control of community property; liability of marital property for debts; and division of property upon divorce or death. It also covers the rights of opposite-sex and same-sex persons who cohabit without marriage or registration. Conflict of laws issues unique to this field are covered, as is federal preemption. There will be an open book, in-class examination.
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Required Books are in blue
- Community Property in California, Sixth Edition
Grace Ganz Blumberg,
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
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