Civil Law II (Family Law)

Course Code: 
LAW 122
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
4
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
Türkçe
Course Objectives: 
The goal of this course is to present important concepts of law Turkish family law. The course will focus on the legal regulation and response to both adult and adult-child relationships.
Course Content: 

Engagement, marriage, marital rights, the expiration of the marriage, divorce, collateral kinship,lineal consanguinity, parentship, guardianship, law of property between husband and wife, lineage, adoption.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Case study / practical course
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Presentation C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
To provide students with ability to suggest solutions to different kind of problems of Turkish family law.      
Students may demonstrate their knowledge and understand and employ the applicable skills in the area of family law and practice.      

 

 

Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 The concept of family, the principles of family law  
2 The engagement; the conditions and legal consequences  
3 The expiration of the engagement, the provisions and consequences of the expiration.  
4 The marriage, the conditions of the marriage,  the impediments to marriage, the nugatory and the nullity of the marriage.  
5 The expiration of the marriage, divorce, the causes ıf the divorce and the consequences of the divorce.  
6 The causes of the divorce and the consequences of the divorce.  
7 MID-TERM EXAMINATION  
8 Law of propertybetween husband and wife,  family property, matrimonial property law.  
9 Law of propertybetween husband and wife,  family property, matrimonial property law.  
10 The lineage  
11 The adoption  
12 The parentship,  the content of the right, the expiration of the parental right, right of maintenance.  
13 The guardianship,  the probate court, the curator and  the trustee, the situations requiring the guardianship.  
14 Legal counsel, the obligation to pay alimony  

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook The Turkish Civil Code,   The Turkish Code of Obligations.
Additional Resources Schoolbooks

 

 

Material Sharing

Documents  
Assignments  
Exams  

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 100
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   60
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   40
Total   100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to comprehend, solve, and to attain analytical and critical thought processes         X
2 Within the ambit of lifelong learning, to direct continuous renewal and cultivation of knowledge attained in the field of law     X    
3 To master legal resources and legal precedents; to be able to conduct comparative legal analyses in national and international legal arenas         X
4 To improve settlement options; to implement creative and innovative solutions         X
5 To be equippet with comprehensive and comparative knowledge gained through the study of law, enabling the transfer of this knowledge into the social and economic fields. To attain analytical thinking between cross disciplines       X  
6 To attain the ability to comprehend and solve legal problems pertaining to global economy   X      
7 To obtain knowledge of current legal subjects, through the aid of the English language X        
8 To be able to utilize proficiency at an intermediate level foreign language X        
9 To attain professional and scientific ethical tenants in the field of law, as well as in society at large         X
10 To attain the ability to write, speak and listen effectively, in the field of law         x
11 To be open-minded, to be tolerant of different ideas, to be constructive, to have self-confidence, and to be responsible both during individual studies and/or during team studies. To work effectively and efficiently         x

 

 

ECTS

Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 5 70
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load     116
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4.64
ECTS Credit of the Course     5