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.
Welcome and Introduction
What’s the Law?
Definition of Income for Support Purposes
Determination of Basic Child Support and Spousal Support Obligations/Deviations
High Income Cases
Procedure and Local Practice
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.
Recorded in September 2021.