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Family Court Practice (2015)

Family Court Practice (2015)

Custody, Child Protective Proceedings and Ethics

6.5 Total MCLE Credits (1.0 Professional Practice; 4.5 Skills; 1.0 Ethics)

This basic-level course takes a fresh approach to some of the basics of family court practice. Newer lawyers and those with limited experience will learn suggested methodologies for how to handle a custody case and will become familiar with the role of the Attorney for the Child. Also covered are the basics of child neglect and abuse proceedings under Article 10 of the Family Court Act. Ethical issues, with specific attention to the types of proceedings in which the best interests of children are at the forefront of the Court’s concern, are discussed.

Program Topics

1. How to Handle a Custody Case, Part I: The Basic Elements

2. The Appointment and Use of Attorney for the Child

3. How to Handle a Custody Case, Part II

4. Article 10 Proceedings

5. Ethics in Matrimonial and Family Law

Program Faculty

Michael C. Daab, Esq. (Chair and Speaker)
Gassman Baiamonte Betts PC
Garden City

Robert A. Cohen, Esq.
Tabat, Cohen, Blum & Yovino, PC

Patricia Miller Latzman, Esq.
Patricia Miller Latzman, P.C.
Port Washington

Hon. Caren L. Loguercio
Suffolk County Family Court Judge
Central Islip

Robert C. Mangi, Esq.
Mangi and Graham LLP


Total Credits: 6.50 | Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00, Ethics: 1.00, Skills: 4.50

Non-Member Price: $275.00
Published Date:
  • April 15, 2015
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDW73
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 4.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 6.5