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Family Court Practice (2014)

6.5 Total MCLE Credits, Including 2.0 in Ethics

This program takes a fresh approach to some of the basics of support, family offense proceedings and ethics in family court practice. The program covers the elements of Family Court Procedure and suggested methodologies for how to litigate a child support proceeding, from preparation of the petition through objections to a support order, as well as appeals following objections. You will also gain knowledge of the basics of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) and family offense proceedings under Article 8 of the Family Court Act, including practice points and sensitivity to the issues of domestic violence. The program will conclude with a presentation on ethics in Family Court practice.   

Program Topics

1. Family Court Procedure

2. How To Litigate A Child Support Proceeding—Article 4

3. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA)

4. Objections To An Order Of The Support Magistrate And Appeals After Objections

5. Family Offense Proceedings—Article 8

6. Ethics in Family Court Practice

Program Speakers

Jenifer M. Wharton, Esq. (Chair)
Gordon, Tepper & DeCoursey, LLP
Schenectady, NY

Hon. J. Timothy Breen
Family Court Judge
Warren County Family Court
Lake George, NY

Michael P. Friedman, Esq.
Friedman & Molinsek PC
Delmar, NY

Barbara J. King, Esq.
Tully Rinckey PLLC
Albany, NY

Colleen M. Quirion, Esq.
Support Magistrate
Schenectady County Family Court
Schenectady, NY

Jennifer Powers Rutkey, Esq.
Gordon, Tepper & DeCoursey, LLP
Schenectady, NY

Hon. Guy P. Tomlinson
Acting Supreme Court Justice
Fonda, NY

Total Credits: 6.50 | Ethics: 2.00, Skills: 3.00, Areas of Professional Practice: 1.50

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 1  Family Court: Basic Support Proceedings (2014)
Skills: 1.00
 2  Family Court: Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2014)
Skills: 0.50
 3  Family Court: Procedure (2014)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50, Skills: 0.50
 4  Family Court: Objections To Support Orders (2014)
Skills: 0.50
 5  Family Court: Family Offense Proceedings (2014)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50
 6  Family Court: Ethics (2014)
Ethics: 2.00
Non-Member Price: $275.00
Published Date:
  • April 10, 2014
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDH71
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 6.5