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Legal Secretary - Family Law   

Aims and Objectives

To give an introduction to the work , responsibilities , practice and structure of the Family Law Department in a legal office

Develop an excellent knowledge of the workings and structure of a Family Law Department

The flexibility and value of self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace

A personalised workbook to use as a reference guide on completion of the course

The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Certificate

Target Audience

Individuals wishing to pursue a career as a Legal Secretary


Comprehension end-user knowledge of Microsoft Word , competent keyboarding (at least 40 wpm) , good letter layout and office practice skills

Course Content

Lesson 1: Introduction to Family Law; basic divorce procedure; instruction form

Lesson 2: The petition; example of a petition; certificate with regard to reconciliation

Lesson 4: Filing the petition; the acknowledgement of service; serving the petition

Lesson 5: Decree Nisi; Decree Absolute

Course Duration: 7 hours

Course Code: 1010198213