Message From the Dean

Here we are at the start of another new year filled with hope and excitement as the Center for Children, Families and the Law continues its mission to assist families in crisis who need and [...]

Message From the Director of Center for Children, Families and the Law: Everything’s Up to Date at the Kansas City Family Law Summit

I went to Kansas City on a Friday By Saturday I learned a thing or two But up ‘till then I didn’t have an idea Of what the mod’rn world was coming to Lyrics from Everything’s Up to Date in Kansas [...]

Update on Family Law Practicum/Mediation Project: Law and Psychology Students Conducting Actual Mediations in Court Under Supervision

We are happy to report on the highly successful results this past semester of the Family Law Practicum/Mediation Project, another of the Center for Children, Families and the Law’s innovative [...]

Message From the Director of Center for Children, Families and the Law: Interdisciplinary Education in Hofstra Law’s Family Law Curriculum

One of the distinctive themes of the family law curriculum at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is interdisciplinary education — particularly between law and mental health. [...]

Collaborations Between the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Psychology Department at Hofstra University

In an effort to improve both professional outcomes and efficiency in functioning, a recent trend in both law and mental health has been to incorporate multidisciplinary approaches to best serving [...]

Hofstra Law’s 2017 Siben Lecture and Symposium on Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Family Law

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University’s Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professorship in Family Law annual lecture series features leading scholars from law schools [...]

Matrimonial Summit Held at Hofstra Law School with 60 Participating Family Law Attorneys

On March 10, 2017, a one-day matrimonial summit was held at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University that was sponsored by the Law School’s Center for Children, Families and the [...]

Practical Skills-Building in Family Law With Skills Course: A Student’s Experiential Education at Hofstra Law

When I first started the Family Law With Skills course back in August, I had a limited family law background and I knew that it was a real potential career path for me. However, within a matter [...]