How much education does a family lawyer require?

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How much education does a family lawyer require?

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State licensing agencies require family lawyers to have completed three years of coursework in law school and pass a state-administered examination demonstrating knowledge of the law in specific areas, including ethics, before they can practice law.Time FrameStudents in the United States complete the requirements of one of the199 American Bar Association-accredited law schools, typically in three years, to receive a juris doctorate (J.D.). Attorneys must pass a state-administered “bar” exam to practice in that state. Some states require attorneys to take additional classes over the course of their career.SpecialtiesState-licensing agencies do not require attorneys serving as family lawyers to undergo additional educational requirements.

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