Family Law (1999–2002)
7 Jan. 2002Blood and Water
Rex breaks his own rule about representing children when a youth fights the dissolution of his adoption.
14 Jan. 2002To Protect and Serve
After an associate is caught in gangster gunfire while driving a client, the firm sues the local police department.
4 Feb. 2002Arlene's Choice
A pregnant woman wants to induce her labor early to use the baby's stem cells to save her sick 8 year old son.
25 Feb. 2002Children of a Lesser Dad
Lynn fights for a parolee's right to father a child even though it violates his probation, Joe defends a Vietnam veteran charged with driving a motorized wheelchair while intoxicated.
4 Mar. 2002Celano v. Foster
Joe sues the state's Board of Education when a black teacher is fired for failing a standardized test.
18 Mar. 2002Big Brother
When the father of a boy whom Joe has been a Big brother to, returns and feels that he can't have a relationship with son while Joe is in the picture asks the court to keep Joe away from his son. And a couple who upon learning that their young daughter is about to get married to someone she doesn't know and it was arranged by some religious leader. When they're unable to change her mind Rex makes an unusual proposal to Lynn to help the girl.
25 Mar. 2002Once Removed
A man's ex-wife wants to see their child, but he refuses to let her because she had a substance abuse problem. However he thinks he may have no grounds for refusal as he lives with several other women whom he has children with. A couple, whose child is sick and they can't afford the medical bills, asks Ronnie to help them find a way.
8 Apr. 2002Admissions
Randi believes discrimination was involved in the case of a bright student who was denied admission to a university.
15 Apr. 2002Ties That Bind
Randi represents her cousin who is accused of abusing her mother who has Alzheimer's. And she learns that she might not be as innocent as she claims. Joe tries to help a teen age boy who has a baby from having to give his baby up, because he is having problems. They decide to ask the baby's mother to help but her parents don't want to. So they come up with a plan to get them to. And Lynn's daughter is suspended for speaking out against school providing day care for students with children. And Lynn doesn't agree with her daughter.
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