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Family Law Research & Practice Guide

Print and online sources for adoption, child custody and support, divorce, and related subjects


The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction - CALI, has a number of family Law lessons written by law professors for law students. Among the subjects covered are:

  • abortion
  • adoption
  • alimony
  • child custody jurisdiction and modification
  • cohabitation
  • co-mingled property at divorce
  • compensatory spousal payments under the ALI principles
  • determining and enforcing child support
  • new reproductive technologies
  • paternity
  • premarital agreements
  • visitation and relocation

Members of the UW School of Law community who have not registered for CALI (and created individual passwords) can obtain the required CALI Authorization Code by contacting the Reference Office.