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Creditors and family law (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Dorothy Kovacs

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: The interaction between the legal rights of creditors and those of litigants in family law proceedings. Third party rights. The interactions of family law and bankruptcy law. The position of creditors where equitable interests are asserted by parties to a marriage in Family Court and Federal Court proceedings. Specific issues affecting lenders and borrowers including liability of guarantors.

Assessment: Research assignment (3000 words): 40% + Class presentation/participation: 10% + Supervised examination (1.5 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: One 2-hour seminar per week

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