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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 Family Law Institute 2017 (Altoona)

     

    The Family Law Institute has become an annual tradition

    This year’s Institute will provide the latest practical information and practice hints available. Whether you are a “veteran” of family law, just beginning your practice, or somewhere in between, you are sure to benefit from the knowledge and experience of each faculty member.

     

    Sessions

    • 21st Century Extended Family Issues
      Join us in the opening plenary session as we tackle the growing issues of families in the 21st Century. Among the many topics to be discussed, we will explore the rights and responsibilities of grandparents and other third parties in both custody and support matters. We will focus on the ever-changing nature of modern families and discuss what “family law” might look like as we move into the future.
    • Passports & International Travel
      Travel around the world with this panel discussion of issues facing family law practitioners on a regular basis. As our world becomes a smaller place, issues involving international travel and relocation become more prevalent for family law attorneys advising clients with children. Using hypotheticals and real life experiences, the panel will guide you from start to finish, whether your client is seeking to travel or concerned about allowing the other parent to travel internationally. Discover how to request safeguards to be put in place before travel and what to do when travel goes wrong. Learn how to register and enforce a foreign order in the United States and abroad. The panel will also discuss the Hague Convention on child abduction.
    • Art of Cross Examination
      Through the use of popular clips from TV shows and movies, as well as the recreation of real life cross-examinations by some of Pennsylvania’s most prominent civil litigators, Judge Bernstein brings his renowned style of courtroom presentation to the family law environment. Join one of Pennsylvania’s foremost authorities on evidence and cross-examination for an insightful and entertaining program providing keys to effective and compelling cross-examination.
    • Ethics and Civility in Family Law
      This session will cover the hot topics on relevant ethical, disciplinary and malpractice issues to avoid in family law, including how to spot and mitigate troubling situations before they get you in trouble.

     

    Course Planners: Mary Cushing Doherty, Esq., Ned Hark, Esq., J. Paul Helvy, Esq., Christina M. DeMatteo, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9657) — $99
    • Podcast with credit — $299
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $299
    • 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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    9657

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 30, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 1.50 hours Ethics Credits, 4.50 hours Substantive Credits

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    Get the most up to date information on the implementation of Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act

    As the Medical Marijuana industry continues to evolve in Pennsylvania, it is critical for practitioners to stay informed about the latest developments impacting this practice area. Come join us for this four credit course and take a deeper dive into the details of this growing industry. Get the latest information on the regulatory landscape and compliance issues, as well as thoroughly explore issues related to representing medical marijuana organizations in Pennsylvania. 


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9851) — $49
    • 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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    9851

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 16, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse The Nuts and Bolts of a Title Insurance Claim (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    The unique nature of title insurance makes claims handling and litigating challenging, but it also allows one to be creative in solving title problems. Join a panel of experienced attorneys who investigate and litigate these claims, as they walk you through the basic steps of filing and defending a claim.

     

    A “nuts and bolts” look at—

    • The title insurance policy itself—what it is, who it benefits, coverage exceptions and limitations
    • The “top ten” title insurance claims from a lender’s policy perspective—including unrecorded mortgages, mortgages with missing or insufficient legal descriptions, mortgages and other liens from prior owners remaining of record
    • Initiating a claim—how and when to initiate a claim, what support to include with the claim, the “etiquette” for contacting the title insurer
    • The response of the title insurer to a claim—options, what the claimant can expect to hear.
    • Resolving the claim—typical tactics, communication with assigned counsel

     


     

    • 9:00 - 9:05
      • Welcome & Introduction
        Brian H. Smith 
    • 9:05 - 9:40
      • The title insurance policy
        What it is, who it benefits, coverage exceptions and limitations
        William J. Parker
    • 9:40 - 10:15
      • The “top ten” title insurance claims
        Including unrecorded mortgages, mortgages with missing or insufficient legal descriptions, mortgages and other liens from prior owners remaining of record
        William J. Parker, Brian H. Smith
    • 10:15 - 10:50
      • Initiating a claim
        How and when to initiate a claim, what support to include with the claim, the “etiquette” for contacting the title insurer
        Brian H. Smith
    • 10:50 - 11:05
      • Break
    • 11:05 - 11:40
      • The response of the title insurer to a claim
        Options, what the claimant can expect to hear
        William J. Parker
    • 11:40 - 12:15
      • Resolving the claim
        Typical tactics, communication with assigned counsel
        Brian H. Smith
    • 12:15 - 1:15
      • Ethics, Integrity and Professionalism
        Brian H. Smith

     


     

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

    This course qualifies for 4 General CE credits for title agents. 
     


     

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    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
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    • 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 20, 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 Wills of the Rich and Famous (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Gain insight into the lives of some of the world’s best-known figures and glean creative approaches to offer your clients.

     

    Discuss fundamental principles to consider when drafting
    and executing Pennsylvania wills.

     

    Illustrated by an examination of wills of the rich, famous
    and just plain weird, you will receive important information
    to assist you in your practice.

     

    Program topics will include

    • The proper form of a will.
    • How do you protect a will from a contest based on incapacity?
    • What constitutes proper execution?
    • Why you must specifically address personal effects
      in the will.
    • How to properly draft gift provisions—including general and specific bequests, class gifts, residuary bequests, etc.
    • How to properly disinherit someone.
    • What administrative provisions must be included?
    • The proper drafting of tax clauses.

     

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


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9820) — $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 08, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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