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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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    Collapse Ethics Potpourri: Harry Potter and the Lawyer

    Twenty years ago, the world first met  Harry Potter.  Although at that time, young Harry was living under a staircase, over the next ten years Muggles everywhere  watched him grow up to be the Rules of Professional Conduct`s "citizen with a special responsibility for the quality of justice." In this program, travel with the young wizard through J.K. Rowling`s popular series and encounter Harry`s lessons on rules, justice, forgiveness, honor, and the magic in practicing law.

     


     

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    9717A

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: May 26, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Ethics Potpourri: PBA Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee Update (Indiana)

    Ethics Year in Review: Members of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee will provide updates and insights on some of the hottest ethics issues facing Pennsylvania lawyers today. Topics will include recent formal and informal ethics opinions issued by the Committee relating to both civil and criminal law practice and an overview of the most recent amendments to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct and the Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement regarding client funds and trust accounts. Understanding the bases for the Committee’s recent and pending formal opinions provides valuable insight to every practitioner on what is important to both lawyers and your clients in the Legal Ethics field. 


     

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    9717B

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: May 26, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse The Medicaid Application Process (Indiana)

    DISCOVER THE MANY FACETS OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PLANNING

    There are many facets of Medicaid benefits planning that must be mastered in order to successfully navigate the waters of this complicated area of law. This course will introduce you to the basics of Medicaid such as:

    • eligibility rules for single persons and married couples
    • spend-down techniques
    • asset transfer rules
    • basic planning strategies to help properly advise your clients -- and keep you from committing malpractice

     

    LEARN HOW TO COMPLETE THE PA 600L APPLICATION 

    You also need to convince the Department of Human Services of your client’s eligibility. Learn how to fill out the PA 600L application for Medical Assistance in a way that is most advantageous to your client. Gain practical knowledge of the process and pick up practice tips. You will come away knowing how to avoid common mistakes when completing the PA 600L in order to prevent unnecessary delays and efficiently obtain the desired result for your client.

     

    KNOW THE ISSUES, TIMELINES AND PLAYERS INVOLVED

    You’ll learn how to interface with the various players involved, deal with such issues as penalized gifts, caregiver agreements, prepaid funeral expenses, purchasing personal items for the applicant or spouse, post eligibility planning and post-death issues, including sale of an exempt home and dealing with filial responsibility. Prepare yourself now to guide your clients through what is often a very difficult time in their lives.

     

    TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE WITH THESE QUESTIONS

    Exactly how does the Medicaid application process work?
    What are the medical and financial eligibility rules for singles and married couples in Pennsylvania?
    Which spend-down tactics are best for your client? 


     

    Course Planner: Julian E. Gray, Esq., CELA

     

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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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    9706

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: May 12, 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

     

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


     

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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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