All the family law-related subjects tested on the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). That means they have you covered when it comes to related essay questions on the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE). Plus, they cover most of the topics discussed in related law school classes.

Getting married

  • Pre-marriage controversies
  • Who can marry
  • Procedural requirements
  • State-of-mind requirements
  • Common law marriage
  • Premarital contracts (or prenups)

Being married

  • Rights and duties
  • Family privacy
  • Marital interference

Ending Marriage

  • General rules
  • Divorce
  • Annulment
  • Dissolution
  • Separation
  • Child support
  • Alimony determination
  • Property division
  • Jurisdiction
  • Enforcing decrees
  • Modifying decrees

Child custody

  • Standard for decision
  • Joint custody
  • Visitation
  • Relocation
  • Procedural issues
  • Enforcement
  • Modification

Unmarried cohabitants

  • Rights of cohabitants
  • Unmarried parents and their children

Parent, child, and state

  • Legal disabilities of childhood
  • Duty to support
  • Intra-family immunities
  • Loss of consortium
  • Parental rights and limitations
  • Custody disputes between parents and third parties

Adoption

  • Jurisdiction
  • Agency versus independent placements
  • Parental consent

Alternatives to adoption

  • Artificial insemination by donor
  • Surrogacy, in vitro fertilization, and embryo transplantation