Family law is the area of law that deals with marriage and divorce, custody, paternity, spousal and child support, along with the many issues that come up in the family. It also covers adoptions, guardianship, domestic violence, and civil rights.
Real Estate law covers many topics related to land ownership and the use of land. It deals with title and ownership rights, as well as the limitations on those rights. Some of the ways ownership rights can be limited are by government regulations and other state and local laws.
United States immigration law governs who may enter the U.S., how long they may stay, what they are permitted to do while in the country, and when they must leave. Immigration law also controls who may be admitted as permanent residents and become naturalized citizens.
Contract law is the area of law that relates to making and enforcing agreements. A contract is an agreement that a party can turn to a court to enforce. Contract law also involves making contracts, carrying them out and fashioning a fair remedy if there is a breach.
Election law is a discipline falling at the juncture of constitutional law and political science. The conceptual knowledge behind election law focuses on who votes, when that person can vote, and the construction behind the tabulated totals. Campaign processes also factors here.