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CLE Calendar 2014

 

July 31, 2014

Affairs of State: His State, Her State, Home State – Dealing with UCCJEA & UIFSA Issues in Family Law Cases
Course No. 1900R
Audio Webcast

 

This program provides an overview of the UCCJEA & UIFSA, conflicts between the Acts, relevant and pertinent case law, practice tips and pointers from the knowledgeable speakers, and an opportunity to engage in a Question and Answer session with the speakers. This program's focus relates to issues every family attorney needs to know and will provide a comprehensive overview and discussion for participants. Don't miss your opportunity to learn about these often complex and difficult issues in your family law practice!

 


August 27, 2014

Understanding Corporate Returns, Trust Returns and the Related Financial Issues Impacting A Family Law Case
Course No. 1774R
Live Audio Webcast

 

This presentation will provide a general understanding of C-Corp, S-Corp, Partnership and Trust tax returns and tips for effectively addressing the related issues in a family law case.

 


 

September 23, 2014

To Tax Effect or Not:  Does the Imminent Sale Doctrine Still Exist?
Course No. C1781
Live Audio Webcast

 

This one-hour presentation will examine and consider the issue of the tax consequences when formulating an equitable distribution award and whether assets awarded to a party as part of the court's equitable distribution scheme should be discounted by potential tax consequences. Questions and issues to be addressed include whether a trial court is mandated to reduce the value of assets for potential tax consequences, no matter how certain or uncertain they may be, whether the Imminent Sale Doctrine still exists, the lawyer's responsibility to present tax consequences, and possible alternatives, including unequal distribution, to immediately tax effecting assets.

 


 

October 2, 2014

The Family Law Practitioner's Guide to Successful Planning, Taking, and Using Depositions
Course No. C1787
Live and Webcast Presentation

 

Featuring Ervin Gonzalez. Come listen to this distinguished panel of speakers speak on their tactical and strategic approaches to the planning, taking, and using depositions in a family law setting. This broad and useful seminar is designed to assist the family law practitioner in taking a successful deposition from start to finish. Topics include understanding the rules, ethical minefields, depositions of financial and mental health experts, and special practice tips from our outstanding seasoned professionals.

 




October 22, 2014

2014 Case Law Update: Stay Up to Date and Learn about Recent Developments and Notable Decisions in Family Law That Will Impact Your Practice
Course No. 1795R
Audio Webcast

 

Join Eddie Stephens, Esq., Ralph T. White, Esq., and Bonnie Sockel-Stone, Esq. as they provide an update of published Florida family law since January 1, 2014. This two hour presentation will include a discussion of recent case law tackling a wide-range of topics, including, but not limited to, alimony, parenting, relocation, equitable distribution, child support, paternity, enforcement, modification, attorney's fees, contempt, procedure, and ethics.

 


November 5, 2014

Building Your Law Practice
Course No. C1799
Audio Webcast

 

This program focuses on the fundamental considerations for starting, developing, or growing a family law practice. It is applicable both to attorneys interested in hanging their own shingle and to those attorneys who wish to develop their practice while working in an established firm. The program will provide an opportunity to hear from and interact with some of the most successful and distinguished family law attorneys throughout the State of Florida. Don't miss your opportunity to learn about these critical issues facing every family lawyer's career.

 

January 30-31, 2015

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