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
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 AM - 9:05 AM
Welcome and Introduction
9:05 AM -9:25 AM
What’s the Law?
9:25 AM - 10:15 AM
Definition of Income for Support Purposes
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Determination of Basic Child Support and Spousal Support Obligations/Deviations
11:15 AM - 11:25 AM
High Income Cases
11:25 AM -12:05 AM
Procedure and Local Practice
12:05 AM -12:15 AM
All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.