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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

 

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  • 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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    Receive a refresher and get the latest updates on the Mechanics’ Lien Law.

     

    The 2007 amendments Pennsylvania’s Mechanics’ Lien Law made dramatic alterations to that law, changing, and in some cases, reversing, the balance of power among owners and claimants. But those amendments were only the beginning. If the 2007 amendments were a revolution, the ten years that followed brought an almost constant evolution of the law. In addition to the four sets of amendments the General Assembly made over that period, faced with a steady stream of mechanics’ lien cases, the courts have contributed significantly to what is a very different looking Mechanics’ Lien Law landscape.

     

    This course provides a framework for attorneys new to mechanics’ liens in Pennsylvania as well as an up-to-the-minute update on recent case law and legislation that will be valuable to even the most experienced practitioners.

    • Find out about the latest developments in the Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act
    • Hear the differencing perspectives on the Mechanics’ Lien Law from counsel for claimants, owners and lenders.
    • Learn about some of the ethical considerations that apply in working with mechanics’ liens

     

    Discuss and learn the answers to the following questions:

    • How have the courts been applying the Supreme Court’s 2014 Bricklayers decision, and how should counsel proceed in the face of what sometime appear to be inconsistent approaches by the lower courts?
    • What have we learned in the first months of operation of the State Construction Notices Directory and what legal issues are likely to arise as we move forward?
    • How do you preserve and perfect or defend against a lien claim?
    • When may lien rights still be waived?
    • What are the practical considerations when the Mechanics’ Lien Law and bankruptcy intersect?

     


     

    Course Planners: Stanley B. Edelstein, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9425) — $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 19, 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 Medicare ABCs and D (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    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 

     


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9817) — $69
    • 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 07, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse The Basics of UM/UIM and Limited Tort (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Get the basics to handle auto law cases

    Two of the core aspects of auto insurance coverage—uninsured (UM)/underinsured (UIM) motorist coverage and limited tort coverage law—will be outlined in detail. Learn the key terminology, how to properly read an insurance policy, what exceptions apply and how to bring or defend cases involving disputes over these coverages.

     

    Learn the keys to understanding UM/UIM

    • Whose insurance is primary
    • When you can “stack” policies
    • How to take advantage of multiple policies
    • When a claim for bad faith should be pursued

     

    Know the ins and outs of limited tort

    • What injuries overcome the threshold and allow for pain and suffering recovery
    • How you can prove “serious impairment of a bodily function”
    • How to evaluate the “election” of limited tort and challenge its applicability 

     


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9842) — $69
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    • 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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    9842

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 28, 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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    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 The Pain Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Doctors share cutting edge techniques for diagnosing and treating pain; lawyers show you how to use this information in your next case!

     

    Proving pain in a compensation context— how do you do it?

    Everyone has experienced pain but place it in a compensation context, and it is filled with controversy and doubt—it is “subjective,” with no objective diagnostic criteria. In a nutshell: pain is a challenging concept to prove.

     

    Understand the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating pain

    This unique program puts you in touch with a team of doctors and attorneys who provide an in-depth but easily understood overview of the diagnosis and treatments
    of pain syndromes, as well as tips on how to use this knowledge in representing your clients.

    • The pathophysiology of pain
    • Pain management techniques
    • Psychological issues in pain management
    • Complex regional pain syndrome (RSD)
    • Fibromyalgia and other pain syndromes
    • How to prove or defend a pain case 

     

     


     

    • 8:30 - 8:35
      • Welcome and Introduction
    • 8:35 - 9:15
      • The Pathophysiology of Pain
        • Pain generators
        • Are some people genetically pre-disposed to pain?
        • Objective tests for pain
    • 9:15 - 10:15
      • Pain Management Techniques
        • Physical treatments
        • Injections
        • Physical Therapy
        • Marijuana
        • Acupuncture
        • Surgery
        • Oral Medication
        • Neuromodulation
    • 10:15 - 10:30
      • Break
    • 10:30 - 11:00
      • Pain Management Techniques (Continued)
    • 11:00 - 11:45
      • Psychological Issues in Pain Management
        • Behavioral Therapy
    • 11:45 - 12:15
      • Lunch
    • 12:15 - 1:15
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD)
    • 1:15 - 1:45
      • Fibromyalgia and other Pain Syndromes
    • 1:45 - 2:00
      • Break
    • 2:00 - 2:30
      • Fibromyalgia and other Pain Syndromes (Continued)
    • 2:30 - 3:30
      • How to Prove or Defend a Pain Case

     

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    • On-demand video with credit — $279
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 23, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Pain Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)