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Electronic Spying and Tracking Spouses in Divorce Cases: What's Legal in the Digital World...
Navigating Admissibility and Privacy Issues With Social Media, Smartphones, Spyware, GPS T...
September 13, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to identify and manage legal issues that arise when a spouse obtains evidence through the use of electronic or telephonic interception, smartphones, spyware, GPS tracking devices, webcams, wiretaps, or other methods. Read More

Speakers:  Henry S. Gornbein, Partner, Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein Sean L. Harrington, J.D., CISSP, CHFI, MCSE, CSOXP, CCFP, Digital and Computer Forensics Examiner, Attorney Client Privilege Larry Dalman, Owner, Dalman Investigations

Divorce and Division of Stock Options and Restricted Stock Units: Identifying, Classifying...
August 31, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare family law practitioners and financial experts to better represent litigants in identifying, classifying and valuing stock options and restricted stock units (RSUs) for purposes of both equitable distribution and income availability upon divorce or in the context of pos... Read More

Speakers:  Charles F. Vuotto, Jr., Of Counsel, Starr Gern Davison & Rubin Benjamin P. Thomas, Director, Alvarez & Marsal

Divorce and Trusts: Dissolving or Amending Existing Trusts and Using New Trusts in Divorce...
July 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss what family lawyers need to know to evaluate existing trusts that their client or a divorcing couple have. The panel will explain how to identify changes that should be made to trusts due to dissolution of the marriage and how family lawyers can use or create trusts to... Read More

Speakers:  Jeremiah W. Doyle, IV, Senior Wealth Strategist, BNY Mellon Wealth Management Jillian A. Wood, Partner, Stange Law Firm

Survivor Benefit Plans and Military Divorce: Defending Against or Claiming Former-Spouse S...
June 28, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to represent military spouses seeking Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) coverage and service members defending against SBP coverage for a former spouse in the event of a divorce. The panel will discuss strategies for service members or retirees attempting... Read More

Speakers:  Wm. John Camp, Atty, John Camp Law G. Brentley Tanner, Partner, Sullivan & Tanner

QDRO Drafting Boot Camp: Preparing QDROs for 401(k)s and Similar Defined Contribution Plan...
Strategies for Family Law Practitioners to Help Ensure Administrator Approval and Avoid Un...
May 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will offer family law attorneys a "boot camp" on drafting qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs) for 401(k)s and similar defined contribution plans. The panel will prepare family law attorneys to draft effective QDROs that will protect their client's interests and be accepted b... Read More

Speakers:  William J. Cantrell, Esq., Cantrell Duarte

Divorce: When a Spouse or Former Spouse Files Bankruptcy
Understanding the Impact of Bankruptcy on Domestic Support Obligations, Property Settlemen...
April 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide family law practitioners with guidance on handling the challenges of settlement agreement language relating to the discharge of certain obligations in the bankruptcy involving a spouse or former spouse of a client. Read More

Speakers:  Daniel L. Britt, Jr., Britt & Burroughs Ian M. Falcone, Atty, The Falcone Law Firm Shayna M. Steinfeld, Atty, Steinfeld & Steinfeld Stephen Burroughs, Member, Britt and Burroughs

Divorce Cases: Uncovering Critical Information in Tax Returns and Financial Statements
Discovery Strategies, Analyzing Tax Returns and Financial Documents, and Using Financial E...
April 6, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide family law counsel with strategic ways to utilize tax returns and financial statements during divorce cases. The panel will focus on appropriate discovery methods to obtain information, explain how to get the most of out your analysis of tax returns and financial docume... Read More

Speakers:  Martin S. Varon, Partner, IAG Forensics & Valuation Elizabeth K. Jabaley, J.D., IAG Forensics & Valuation Elizabeth J. Fineman, Esq., Antheil Maslow & MacMinn

Divorce Cases Involving Social Security or Social Security Disability Income: Implications...
Navigating Complex SSI and SSDI Rules; Structuring the Divorce Agreement to Maximize Benef...
March 14, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to family law counsel on navigating the complexities of representing divorce clients that receive Social Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Income (SSDI). The panel will discuss considerations when calculating alimony and child support and... Read More

Speakers:  Seth D. Kramer, CFLS, Atty, Law Office of Seth Kramer Karen T. Kugler, Partner, McGee Kugler Family Law

Deposition Strategies in Divorce and Custody Cases: Taking and Defending Depositions of Pa...
Leveraging Deposition Testimony During Discovery, Settlement and Trial
February 23, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare family law practitioners to take and defend depositions of parties, lay witnesses and expert witnesses in divorce and custody cases. The panelist will explain tactics for preparing witnesses, outline techniques for effective questioning, and offer strategies for leverag... Read More

Speakers:  Kirk C. Stange, Founding Partner, Stange Law Firm

Double Dipping and Business Valuation in Divorce: Navigating Equitable Distribution and Sp...
January 18, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will help family law counsel navigate the complex issue of double dipping in business valuation. The panel will discuss the relationship between business valuation and double dipping, offer guidance on identifying and distinguishing between assets and income, review the differing ju... Read More

Speakers:  Neil Cahn, Principal, Neil Cahn Anne Marie Jackson, Principal, Ain & Bank Stephanie Hyland, Litigation Services, Director, EisnerAmper

Evidentiary Challenges in Divorce Cases: From Writings and Photos to Text Messages and Soc...
Authenticating, Admitting and Objecting to Admission of Evidence and Testimony
December 14, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide family law counsel with approaches for defending the admissibility of evidence in divorce cases. The panel will discuss laying the foundation for exhibits, review authenticating and introducing different types of evidence, and identify ways to restrict evidence and test... Read More

Speakers:  Michael P. Judge, Esq., Partner, Burns & Levinson Sheri Lake, Partner, Smith & Lake Holly B. Rampy, Esq., Orsinger Nelson Downing & Anderson

Divorce Property Division and Trust Assets: Strategies for Attacking or Defending Trusts
Discovering Trust Assets, Navigating Evidentiary Issues and Available Remedies, and Joinin...
November 2, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare family law practitioners with best practices to represent the interests of divorcing parties who have an interest in or seek to claim an interest in a spouse's trust. The panel will review drafting methods to mitigate attacks on trust assets, explain how to attack a tru... Read More

Speakers:  Kirk C. Stange, Founding Partner, Stange Law Firm Jeff Vandrew, Jr., CPA, CFP, Atty, Vandrew LLC Jillian A. Wood, Partner, Stange Law Firm

Representing Men in Divorce, Paternity and Custody Cases
Negotiating Spousal and Child Support, Custody Arrangements, and More
August 3, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare family law counsel on the unique and complex challenges in representing men in a divorce, paternity or custody proceedings. The panel will offer practical strategies for male clients when negotiating settlements and seeking custody of children and payment of spousal or... Read More

Speakers:  Richard G. Kent, Partner, Meyers Breiner & Kent Kristin K. Zurek, Partner, Cordell & Cordell Melissa L. Isaak, Atty, The Isaak Law Firm

Calculating Imputed Income in Divorce Proceedings
Examining Earning Capacity, Income Sources, and Intent in Spousal and Child Support Determ...
June 15, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide family law counsel with strategies for evaluating imputed income for asset divisions and child and spousal support determinations in divorce proceedings and settlements. The panel will offer insights on uncovering, establishing and evaluating potential sources of income... Read More

Speakers:  Charles F. Vuotto, Jr., Esq., Managing Partner, Tonneman Vuotto Enis & White Scott Maier, CPA, JD, Partner, Friedman Laura D. Dale, Atty, Laura Dale & Associates

Military Divorce: Identifying, Obtaining and Introducing Military Financial and Other Docu...
November 11, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to identify and use documents that are critical for military divorce cases. The panel will explain how to obtain, understand and introduce the documents into evidence. Read More

Speakers:  Mark E. Sullivan, Principal, Sullivan & Tanner Dawn M. Laubach, Atty, Laubach Law Office

Divorce and Medicaid Planning Strategies
Transferring Assets and Minimizing Spend-Down for Well Spouse While Qualifying the Medicai...
August 12, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This program focuses on the complex issues confronting family law attorneys when representing aging clients who are married for a second or third time, or aging married clients who face possible nursing home admission. Remarried couples ages 50 and older have a divorce rate 2.5 times higher than cou... Read More

Speakers:  Robert A. (Bob) Jutras, Esq., Sheehan, Schiavoni, Jutras and Magliocchetti, LLP Joshua S. England, Of Counsel, Sheehan Schiavoni Jutras and Magliocchetti

Divorce and the Impact of Business Valuations on Support and Equitable Distribution
Navigating Application and Defense of Valuation Discounts and Complexities of Personal Goo...
May 12, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare family law counsel for the complexities of business valuations during a divorce, including how to apply and defend against valuation discounts and ways to approach the analysis of personal goodwill. Read More

Speakers:  Gunnar J. Gitlin, Atty, The Gitlin Law Firm Anne Marie Jackson, Principal, Ain & Bank Sarah McCormack, Partner, Hoelting & McCormack Martin S. Varon, Principal, Investigative Accounting Group

Same-Sex Partners and Family Law: Navigating Marriage Portability, Asset Division, Support...
June 5, 2014 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare family law counsel for managing legal challenges facing same-sex partners, particularly with a growing number of states overturning same-sex marriage bans. Read More

Speakers:  Randall M. Kessler, Founding Partner, Kessler & Solomiany Allison Mendel, Atty, Mendel & Associates Cathy Sakimura, Staff Attorney & Family Protection Project Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights Michele Zavos, Atty, Zavos Juncker Law Group

Divorce and E-Discovery: Locating, Obtaining, Introducing and Restricting Admission of Ele...
April 9, 2014 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss ways family law attorneys can locate, retrieve, admit and defend the admission of electronic evidence in a divorce case within the context of a national scope. The panel will explain different types of electronic evidence, describe legal methods of obtaining evidence, a... Read More

Speakers:  Honorable Scott Beauchamp, Associate Judge, 301st District Court Jessica Hall Janicek, Atty, KoonsFuller

Evidentiary Challenges in Divorce Cases: Traditional and Electronic Communications
Authenticating, Admitting and Objecting to Admission of Evidence and Testimony
October 31, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide family law counsel with approaches for defending the admissibility of evidence in divorce cases. The panel will discuss laying the foundation for exhibits, review authenticating and introducing different types of evidence, and identify ways to restrict evidence and test... Read More

Speakers:  Cynthia L. Ciancio, Shareholder, Ciancio Ciancio Brown Laura L. Ammarell, Founding Partner, Ammarell Deasy Thurman W. Arnold, III, CFLS, Founding Partner, Thurman Arnold Law Office

QDRO Drafting Strategies and Divorce Judgments
Avoiding Pitfalls That Result in Unintended Loss of Retirement Plan Benefits
September 19, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to identify common mistakes and issues that arise in drafting judgments of divorce/dissolution and qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs). The panel will outline practical solutions to prevent and alleviate errors. Read More

Speakers:  Louise Nixon, President, QDRO Counsel Matthew L. Lundy, Esq., Matthew Lundy Law - QDRO Law Darren J. Goodman, Founder, The Law Offices of Darren J. Goodman

Divorce: Classifying, Valuing, and Dividing Executive Employment Benefits
July 30, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide divorce counsel with a review of equitable distribution and income availability of executive employment benefits, including stock options, severance and executive comp, either upon divorce or for a post-judgment modification. The panel will review valuation methods for... Read More

Speakers:  Kristi Anderson Wells, Special Counsel, Gutterman Griffiths Noah B. Rosenfarb, CPA, Personal CFO/Holistic Wealth Coach, Freedom Wealth Advisors

Military Divorce: Dividing Military Retirement Benefits
Navigating Unique Rules for Pension Division and Survivor Annuity
June 25, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to identify the important issues that arise in dividing military pensions, such as navigating applicable federal laws and procedures, dealing with jurisdictional issues, choosing methods of pension division, and allocating the Survivor Benefit Plan. Read More

Speakers:  Wm. John Camp, Partner, Westmoreland Patterson Moseley & Hinson G. Brentley Tanner, Partner, Sullivan & Tanner

Divorce and Distribution of Hard to Value and Non-Transferrable Business Interests
Navigating Valuation and Distribution Methods and Complexities
May 21, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law counsel on the distribution of hard to value and non-transferable business interests in limited partnership and other entities in the context of divorce. The panel will outline ways to address distribution issues and suggest language to include in the marital... Read More

Speakers:  Gerald L. Shoemaker, Jr., Shareholder, Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller Stacy Preston Collins, CPA/ABV, CFF, Managing Director, Financial Research Associates Sandra R. Klevan, CPA/ABV, CFF, Managing Director, Financial Research Associates

Divorce and Tax Issues: Evaluating Key Opportunities and Risks
Navigating Tax Consequences for Support, Assets and Liabilities Division, Deductions, Cred...
January 16, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide family law counsel with a review of tax issues in dividing property or negotiating support. The panel will focus on potential tax opportunities in filing status, dependency deductions and credits, carryover losses, property transfers, support considerations, and innocen... Read More

Speakers:  Elgin F. Polo, Partner, Kabat Schertzer De La Torre Taraboulos & Co. Kenneth J. Vacovec, Founding Partner, Vacovec Mayotte & Singer Armand E. D'Alo, Mediator, CFP, CDFA, Enrolled Agent, Oak Tree Advisory Services

Military Divorce: Support Obligations and Healthcare Coverage
Navigating Unique Rules for Alimony, Child Support, Health Insurance Coverage and Enforcem...
December 19, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to identify the key issues that arise concerning support obligations and healthcare coverage, including military support regulations, ways to obtain support in the absence of an order, and how to enforce the support once it has been ordered. Read More

Speakers:  Mark E. Sullivan, Principal, Sullivan & Tanner Wm. John Camp, Partner, Westmoreland Patterson Moseley & Hinson

Divorce and Dividing Stock Options
Identifying, Classifying and Valuing Stock Options for Equitable Distribution and Income A...
November 28, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law practitioners to better represent litigants in identifying, classifying and valuing stock options for purposes of both equitable distribution and income availability upon divorce or in the context of post-judgment modification. Read More

Speakers:  Charles F. Vuotto, Jr., Partner, Tonneman, Vuotto, Enis & White Neil Beaton, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

Hidden Assets in Divorce Cases
Navigating Complexities in Tax Returns and Financial Statements to Uncover Assets and Inco...
October 10, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide family law counsel with a review of the challenges in locating hidden assets or money during a divorce. The panel will focus on appropriate discovery methods to obtain information, explain ways to analyze financial documents, and outline approaches to prevent dissipatio... Read More

Speakers:  Bruce Friedman, Partner, Paule Camazine & Blumenthal Connie Yi, Atty, CPA, Law Offices of Connie Yi Thomas E. Hilton, Partner, Director Forensic and Valuation Services, Anders Minkler & Diehl

Prenuptial Agreements for First, Subsequent and Later-In-Life Marriages
Negotiating and Crafting Agreements to Protect and Provide for Distribution of Assets
August 16, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to represent the interests of parties entering first, subsequent or later-in-life marriages, when negotiating and drafting premarital agreements. Read More

Speakers:  Julia Swain, Partner, Fox Rothschild Leonce A. Richard, Shareholder, Mariscal Weeks McIntyre & Friedlander Jeffrey A. Soilson, Partner, Sally & Fitch

Divorce and Trust Assets: Support and Property Settlement Considerations
Identifying and Discovering Trusts, Classifying Trust Assets as Marital Property, and Valu...
June 19, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare practitioners with best practices to represent the interests of parties in discovering trusts and classifying a party's interest in the trust as a marital asset. The panel will review valuation methods and ways to attack the trust or protect the beneficiary's interest i... Read More

Speakers:  Camellia S. Saunders, Atty, Law Office of Camellia S. Saunders Justin L. Kelsey, Partner, Kelsey & Trask Richard S. Chisholm, Atty, Robert E. Ward and Associates

Family Law and Estate Planning Issues Before, During and After Divorce
Evaluating the Impact of Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements, Trusts, Gifting, and Revisions...
May 3, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to identify and consider the estate planning issues that arise prior to the marriage, at all stages of a divorce, and after the conclusion of the divorce action. The panel will outline important estate planning strategies for divorcing clients. Read More

Speakers:  Gary R. Botwinick, Partner, Einhorn Harris Ascher Barbarito & Frost Patricia M. Barbarito, Partner, Einhorn Harris Ascher Barbarito & Frost Andrew S. Auchincloss, Sr. Vice President and Director—Wealth Management Group, AllianceBernstein

Special Needs Planning in Divorce: Preserving Disability Benefits
Special Needs Trusts, Child Support and Alimony Considerations in Settlement Agreements an...
January 5, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys with approaches to preserve disability benefits in divorces involving special needs children or spouses. The panel will identify and explain the complex issues, including alimony, child support, SSI, Medical Assistance (MA), and supplemental and spe... Read More

Speakers:  Judith L. Poller, Partner, Pryor Cashman Frederick M. Misilo, Jr., Special Needs & Elder Law Practice Group Chair, Fletcher Tilton Marisa W. Higgins, Officer, Fletcher Tilton

Child Custody Evaluations: Forensic Mental Health Professionals as Experts or Consultants
Presenting, Analyzing and Deconstructing Custody Evaluation Reports
November 16, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to use a mental health consultant in preparing for a child custody case and in rebutting opinions and conclusions in the custody evaluation report. The panel will highlight factors that the court typically wants to know about the custody evaluation... Read More

Speakers:  Honorable Lisa C. Bell, Chief District Court Judge, 26th Judicial District of North Carolina Jonathan W. Gould, Ph.D., ABPP, Partner, Charlotte Psychotherapy & Consultation Group Kenneth H. Lester, Senior Partner, Law Offices of Lester & Hendrix

Child Custody Jurisdiction Under the UCCJEA: Navigating the Complexities
Determining Where to Initiate or Maintain a Custody Action and Leveraging Enforcement or M...
October 19, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to identify the critical factors that determine which state is appropriate to initiate or maintain an existing child custody action under the UCCJEA. The panel will discuss how to utilize the UCCJEA to enforce or modify child custody orders across s... Read More

Speakers:  Valerie D. Arnold, Shareholder, Arnold Rodman & Pletcher Lisa A. Pletcher, Shareholder, Arnold Rodman & Pletcher John T. Kelleher, Kelleher & Kelleher

Mid-Life Divorce: Unique Challenges for Baby Boomers and Older Couples
Strategies for Marital Estate Division, Spousal Support and Retirement Distribution
June 7, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare attorneys to handle the complex issues that arise in divorce cases at mid-life and beyond. The panel will outline strategies for structuring settlements, including marital estate division, spousal support and post-divorce distributions of retirement plan contributions a... Read More

Speakers:  Leslie Ann Shaner, Attorney, Barnes & Diehl Paula G. Kirby, Attorney, Paula G. Kirby Sarah McCormack, Partner, Kessler & Solomiany

Boilerplate Clauses in Contracts: Avoiding Unintended Consequences
Common Pitfalls and Practical Solutions for Standard Contract Provisions
May 17, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare attorneys to strategically use boilerplate clauses and identify the pitfalls in using standard contract clauses without adapting to the unique circumstances. The panel will demonstrate unintended consequences that can result in using boilerplate without appropriate and... Read More

Speakers:  Steven M. Richman, Partner, Duane Morris Robert D. Frawley, Law Offices of Robert D. Frawley Liz Klingensmith, Haynes and Boone

Deposition Techniques and Strategies: Beyond the Basics
Sharpening Evaluation, Questioning and Objection Skills in Taking or Defending Depositions
May 5, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide strategies for attorneys to hone their deposition skills. The panel will discuss sharpening witness evaluation skills, outline effective questioning techniques, and offer their experiences with methods to box in a witness. Read More

Speakers:  Mark E. Goodman, Shareholder, Capes Sokol Goodman & Sarachan John A. Snow, Shareholder, Van Cott

Spousal Maintenance Strategies
Determining Type and Duration, Defining Income, Anticipating Modification and Ensuring Enf...
April 14, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for determining spousal maintenance and for overcoming challenges related to type, duration, modification and enforcement. Read More

Speakers:  Laura W. Morgan, Attorney, Family Law Consulting Stephen M. Worrall, Atty, GeorgiaFamilyLaw.com : Worrall Law Brett R. Turner, Senior Attorney, Family Law, National Legal Research Group

Family Law and the Role of Financial and Asset Experts
Evaluating Whether, When and How to Use an Expert
March 31, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to use financial and asset experts. The panel will discuss when to consult with a financial and asset expert and the areas in which the expert can provide invaluable support in preparing your case. Read More

Speakers:  Lynne Gold-Bikin, Partner, Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby Martin S. Varon, Principal, Alternative Resolution Methods Natalie Parker Bluestein, Partner, Bluestein & Douglas

Structured Settlements and Deferred Attorney Fees
Leveraging Structured Arrangements to Protect the Client, Facilitate Case Resolution, and...
March 1, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide a review of structured settlements, including 468B QSFs, and tax-deferred options for attorney contingency fee payments. The panel will explain how to use structured settlements to advance resolution of the litigation, protect the client, and provide tax benefits to con... Read More

Speakers:  Brian Michaels, General Counsel, Brook Hollow Financial Christopher J. Princis, Senior Vice President, Brook Hollow Financial Robert W. Wood, Partner, Wood & Porter