Course Description

Legal questions come up regularly in our daily lives and the language of law is everywhere.  Legal Terminology 101 is a comprehensive guide to the language of the legal system.  If you're planning on purchasing a house, involved in a landlord-tenant dispute, making a will, buying a car, getting health insurance, applying for a credit card or hiring a lawyer then understanding the terminology of the contracts, forms and systems is vital for a successful outcome. 

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to quickly and easily learn common legal terms.  Each of the self-paced lessons includes sound files so you can hear the pronunciation immediately. 


Whether you're a homemaker or a student or looking for work in the legal or business world this course will help you learn a new language the 'legal language'.
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the American legal system.
  • Define terms dealing with the litigation process.
  • Define terms dealing with civil actions.
  • Define terms dealing with criminal law.
  • Define terms dealing with contract law and lease terminology.
  • Define terms dealing with wills and estates.
  • Define terms dealing with family law/domestic relations.
  • Define terms dealing with bankruptcy.
  • Define terms dealing with tort law.
  • Define terms dealing with property law.
  • Define terms dealing with partnerships and corporations.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introduction Assignment 1 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 10 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Assignment 15 points
Lesson 3 Exam 10 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 15 points
Lesson 4 Exam 9 points
Lesson 5 Assignment 10 points
Lesson 5 Exam 10 points
Lesson 6 Assignment 10 points
Lesson 6 Exam 10 points
Lesson 7: Exam 9 points
Lesson 8 Assignment 10 points
Lesson 8: Exam 9 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 10 points
Lesson 9: Exam 10 points
Lesson 10: Exam 10 points
Lesson 11 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 11: Exam 9 points
Lesson 12: Exam 8 points
Lesson 13 Assignment 10 points
Final Assignment 5 points
Lesson 13: Exam 10 points
The Final Exam 98 points
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