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37885 USD/year
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About

Those pursuing a Juris Doctor - Family and Juvenile Law concentration at Liberty University gain practical experience through externships with family law attorneys, prosecutors, and judges. Students also can receive training to become volunteers with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).

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Overview

Features

As a student in the Juris Doctor - Family and Juvenile Law concentration at Liberty University , you’ll be prepared to:

  • Defend children who find themselves in trouble with the law
  • Represent all parties involved in a divorce
  • Help place children in adoptive homes
  • Prosecute those who abuse children

You’ll not only learn the substantive law needed to represent these children and families, but you’ll get to explore these issues from a distinctively Christian perspective. We will teach you how to minister to hurting families and bring hope to those who often have no hope.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Family Law
  • Children and the Law Seminar
  • Adoption Law
  • Child Abuse and the Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to Liberty’s J.D. program, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree from an institution that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education. 
  • One letter of recommendation is required, addressing your academic performance and abilities, preferably from a faculty advisor or professor in your major field of study. If you have been out of school for several years or have served in the military, a letter from an employer or commanding officer is appropriate.
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit a current résumé with the Application for Admission form. Your résumé should include your work experience, honors, awards, extracurricular activity, and community service.

Tuition Fee

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    37885 USD/year
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  • National

    37885 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37885 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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