Family Law is a growing and complex area of law. In the classrooms of UMKC, law students are provided a comprehensive core curriculum, addressing subjects essential to representing children and families.

 Family Law

 Children in the Law

 Elder Law

 Assisted Reproduction

 Gender and Justice

 Juvenile Offenders and the Law

 Seminar in Family Violence

 Ethical Issues in Representation of Families


As well as courses designed to teach skills essential to family law practice such as:


 Alternative Dispute Resolution


 Estate Planning and Drafting

 Guardian ad Litem Workshop


See the Clinic page for more information on the clinical and service opportunities in the program.

UMKC Child & Family Law Program

Law in Service to Children and Families

University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law