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Collapse Child and Spousal Support Basics: The case law, procedure and local practice that will determine support for your client (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

Dive into a “how to” that will leave you feeling capable and confident

Are you a new lawyer? Experienced but looking for a refresher? Have you recently changed practice areas? Gone solo? Decided to diversify your practice? This course will take you from A to Z on handling both spousal and child support cases.

Fortify your practice

You will receive a complete case law and legislative update--from what’s passed to what’s pending. These are the decisions that will shape your practice—streamline your own research here!

Understand the calculations that determine support

It’s a numbers game, and so many factors come into play when determining support obligations/deviations. The panel will explain:

  • the rules and guidelines
  • child support schedule and formula
  • additional expenses
  • multiple families
  • spousal support and alimony pendente lite
  • deviation

Learn the rules and procedures that govern a support proceeding

No guess work here; there’s a process behind the practice, and this panel will walk you through it, step-by-step. Understand the relevant rules and procedures at play.  Learn how to combine Federal and State responsibilities to ensure the best possible outcome for your client.

 

  • 9:00 - 9:05
    • Welcome and Introduction
  • 9:05 - 9:30
    • What’s the Law?
  • 9:30 - 10:30
    • Definition of Income for Support Purposes
  • 10:30 - 10:45
    • Break
  • 10:45 - 11:45
    • Determination of Basic Child Support and
      Spousal Support Obligations/Deviations
  • 11:45 - 12:00
    • High Income Cases
  • 12:00 - 1:00
    • Procedure and Local Practice
  • 1:00 - 1:15
    • Appeals
      Questions & Answers

 


 

Course Planner: Gerald L. Shoemaker

 

Related Products

  • Course Book (2017-9947) — $69
  • Podcast with credit — $179
  • Podcast no credit — FREE
  • On-demand video with credit — $179
  • On-demand video no credit — FREE

If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

 

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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: June 29, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Communicating Across Generations: Skills for the courtroom and with diverse age groups (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Understand and communicate effectively with your audience – the judge, jury, witness or client!

    If you practice law, then being an effective communicator is at the heart of your business – whether you are a transactional negotiator, a trial lawyer or in-house counsel.  Lawyers as the ultimate communicators are challenged to talk to people at all stages of their lives--from the "almost retiree" to the "still teen" entering the workplace or the courtroom.  Litigators have a challenge in that they have to talk to those various generations in the jury box-- where the savvy litigator knows that the way that jurors hear the evidence is filtered through their generational experiences, as well as the developmental life stages and cognitive functioning that affect jurors’ perspectives.

     

    Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, Cuspers

    You’ll examine what these terms mean, why they matter and how you can communicate across generations whose life experiences, expectations and values differ greatly.

     

    Hear from the experts

    Dr. Ann Greeley, a jury consultant with DecisionQuest, and Judge Juan Sanchez of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and Judge Mia Perez, Common Pleas Judge in Philadelphia County, will share their insights and perspectives so you can:

    • Discover how to reach a diverse age group and do so effectively and with their worldview in mind
    • Learn to how to avoid being trapped in your own generation with the inherent blinders and blocks that entails;
    • Identify what shared life experiences and changes make each generation unique and what they need to hear and understand information; how visuals impact different generations; and how to use that to make things work for various groups of listeners
    • Walk away with a new skill set that allows you to use generational differences to your advantage

     

    PROGRAM SCHEDULE

    • 12:00 - 1:00   
      • Defining the Generational Terms
    • 1:00 - 2:00   
      • Impact in the Courtroom:  Judges’ Commentary and Jury Psychology
    • 2:00 - 2:15   
      • Break
    • 2:15 - 3:15   
      • Communication Skills That Reach Diverse Age Groups

     


     

    Course Planner: Ann Greeley, Ph.D.

     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9751) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: May 16, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Explore how Medicare works

    Join us for a general overview of Medicare health care coverage. Instructor Bill McKendree, Supervisor of the Apprise Program of Allegheny County, will explain: eligibility and enrollment in Medicare, the various components (Parts A , B and C, Medigap plans, Medicare Advantage plans, and Part D prescription drug plans); the characteristics and function of each component; how they interact within the Medicare system; and how to compare and evaluate the available options.

     

    Find answers for all your questions

    1. How do my clients or I make the best selection of health care coverage?
    2. How does Part D prescription drug coverage work?
    3. Will I need additional insurance coverage for things Medicare does not cover?
    4. How do I integrate Medicare coverage with private insurance products?
    5. What changes may be coming under the Trump administration?

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Elder Law Section 

     


     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9817) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 07, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Retirement Planning for Attorneys (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Thinking About Retirement?

    It is never too early to develop a succession plan; whether you are considering retirement from a large firm, a small firm, or are a solo practitioner planning for an unanticipated absence, this seminar will discuss the steps you need to take to wind down your law practice.

     

    Social Security and Medicare Explained!

    Organize your interests and analyze your goals from social security, Medicare and other health insurance needs. Learn about the practical concerns related to retirement such as when to opt-in to Medicare, the rules of distribution from retirement savings plans and IRAs and discuss other health insurance options.

     

    What to Do with Your Time?

    Discuss post-retirement employment options and other fulfilling assignments to make use of your years of experience and legal training. Find out about the many service opportunities that exist for retired attorneys.

     

    Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.
     


     

    Course Planners: William L. Adler, Esq., Robert H. Louis, Esq.

     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9739) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: May 04, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse The First 100 Days of  the Trump Administration (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    The Trump Administration has generated a whirlwind of activity and controversy in its first few months in the White House, both exciting the base of voters who elected President Trump and frustrating and angering so many others, including members of the Republican party.

     

    At the time of this writing:

    • Neil Gorsuch has just been confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court 
    • Countless executive orders have been signed by Donald Trump, some of which have been successfully challenged in our courts
    • An effort to repeal Obamacare, an action promised as one of the first things to be accomplished in a Trump administration, failed
    • Plans are allegedly underway to build a wall along the Mexican border, attempt to negotiate a new budget with Congress, and continue to try to limit immigration into the US and deport many immigrants currently in the country
    • Potential broad changes to foreign policy, environmental law, government structure and so many other policies are proposed and/or being carried out

     

    And throughout all of this, there looms an undercurrent of fear and intrigue about how the Russians may have impacted the outcome of this election and how the administration's activities unfolded during the campaign and in the weeks and months following.

     

    The faculty will discuss all of the following and so much more!

    • Trump’s Congressional Agenda 
    • Russian Meddling in the 2016 Election 
    • Foreign Policy 
    • The Administration versus Main Stream Media 
    • The Impact President Trump Will Have on the Federal Bench 
    • Immigration and the Travel Ban 
    • Healthcare – What Comes Next? 

     

    Join us for this extended THREE HOUR PBI Public Policy seminar and what promises to be one of the liveliest and contentious debates ever!
     


     

    Moderator: Michael Smerconish, Esq.

     

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    One copy of the course materials is included in your registration. These materials are not available for separate purchase.


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    9931

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: May 22, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The First 100 Days of  the Trump Administration (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse The Nuts & Bolts of Adoption Practice in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Brush up on adoption practice and procedure

    Adoption is a complicated and emotionally-charged process. If you represent adoptive or birth parents, you need a thorough understanding of the current procedures and the applicable international, federal, state and county laws.

     

    Avoid the ethical pitfalls of adoption practice

    In a fun, interactive hour, using hypothetical scenarios, you will spot the ethical dilemmas involved in adoption practice and take away practical solutions to these problems.

     

    Attend to learn this and so much more!

    • Pre-placement planning
    • Basic legal proceedings
    • Relevant statutes
    • PACA
    • Termination of parental rights
    • The contested termination of rights case
    • Competing adoption petitions
    • Standing and Jurisdiction in adoption, custody and dependency court
    • Representation of foster parents
    • Interstate adoption issues
    • International adoption issues

     

    Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.

     

    PBI is pleased to cosponsor this program with the PBA Family Law Section 


     

    Course Planners: Craig B. Bluestein, Esq., Deborah L. Lesko, Esq.

     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9647) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $179
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $179
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 13, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Nuts & Bolts of Adoption Practice in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)