Training Course Syllabus:
Skillfully handle challenging and complex family law cases!
Family law is changing and becoming increasingly complex. The family law practitioner must learn to adapt and capitalize on new developments in order to develop and maintain a successful practice. The complexity of high asset and wealth client divorce can intimidate attorneys and cause them to shy away from these extremely profitable cases. Do you have the skills necessary to step up to the plate? Take charge with this information-packed seminar. Let our experienced faculty show you how to successfully tackle the most complex issues that arise in family law today — register today!
- Protect the rights of cohabitating couples and know the boundaries of protection in the eyes of the law.
- Keep your practice current by staying on top of development in paternity law.
- Guide your client through the stress of domestic violence by providing timely advice.
- Effectively dispute false allegations of abuse to help your client fight for custody.
- Become a child advocate: learn to effectively and ethically represent children in and out of the courtroom.
- Don´t put the child in unnecessary stress: explore the pros and cons of including a child in courtroom proceedings and know when their testimony is essential.
- Obtain the best settlement for your client by conquering the division of complex assets.
- Suspect your opponent is hiding assets? Learn how to spot hidden assets and what to do when you find them.
- Utilize experts to ensure all assets are on deck at the time of settlement.
- Gain suggestions on how best to use forensic accountants and business valuation experts.
- Safeguard your clients from allegations of financial misconduct by advising them early on of the consequences of their spending.
- Ensure the best possible financial settlement by ensuring all assets are on the table for discussion between separate and community property.
- THE EVOLVING REALM OF FAMILY LAW: NON-TRADITIONAL FAMILY UNITS
K. Scott Schlegel, 9:00 - 10:00
- Cohabitating Couples
- Same Sex Couples
- Grandparent Rights
- A CLOSER LOOK AT PATERNITY DISPUTES
Paula E. Pratt, 10:00 - 10:45
- Current Case Law
- Paternity Fraud
- Paternal Rights
- Update on Paternity Affidavits
- VIOLENCE IN THE HOME
Paula E. Pratt, 11:00 - 12:00
- Restraining Order vs. Protective Order
- Disputing False Allegations
- Adult Protective Services
- Child Protective Services
- Child Abduction
- CHILDREN IN THE COURTROOM
Mark S. Troum, 1:00 - 2:15
- When, Why, and How Children Should Be Included in Courtroom Proceedings
- How Far is Too Far?
- The Child Client
- Guardian Ad Litems
- Emancipation of Minors
- NAVIGATING COMPLEX ASSET CASES
Sandra K. Ambrose, 2:30 - 4:30
- Commingled Separate and Community Assets
- Family Business Assets
- Interests in Closely Held Corporations
- Financial Misconduct
- Spotting Hidden Assets
- Using Forensic Accountants and Business Valuation Experts