Personal Status - LAW 350

This course covers personal status laws and regulations of the various Lebanese religious groups recognized officially by the Lebanese Constitution. The course examines the following topics:
• Marriage;
• Betrothal;
• Divorce;
• Limited divorce (a mensa et thoro separation);
• Filiations;
• Minority;
• Guardianship (wardship);
• Alimony; and
• Personal status courts, (organization, procedure, judgments).
Language of Instruction: Arabic (legal terms, however, are also given in English and French).