NYSBA Member: $175
Matrimonial Law Basics
This full-day practical skills program is designed for all attorneys, whether newly-admitted or experienced, seeking a fundamental but practical overview of handling all aspects of a matrimonial matter. The topics presented are the most frequently addressed issues in a matrimonial action and the program will include an overview of the recent major changes in law governing equitable distribution and spousal maintenance.
Sponsored by the Family Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Live & Webcast
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Family Law Section | Committee on Continuing Legal Education
7.0 MCLE Credits
4.0 Areas of Professional Practice; 2.0 Skills; 1.0 Ethics
NYSBA Member: $175 | Non-Member: $275
Family Law Section Member: $150
Program Planning Co-Chairs
Rosalia Baiamonte, Esq., Gassman Baiamonte Gruner, P.C., Garden City
Maureen A. Dunn, Esq., Johnson & Cohen, LLP, Pearl River
Charles P. Inclima, Esq., Inclima Law Firm, PLLC, Rochester
Peter R. Stambleck, Esq., Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan, LLP, NYC
Bruce J. Wagner, Esq., McNamee, Lochner, P.C., Albany
Brett S. Ward, Esq., Blank Rome LLP, NYC
Chair: Vanessa C. Gabriele, Esq., Tupchik Legal Group, Buffalo
Andrew F. Emborsky, Esq., Cohen & Lombardo, P.C., Buffalo
Hon. Lynn W. Keane, J.S.C., Erie County Supreme Court, Buffalo
Katie L. Kestel Martin, Esq., Pusatier, sherman, Abbott, & Sugerman, LLP, Kenmore
Daniel J. Schuller, Esq., Pfalzgraf, Beinhauer & Menzies LLP, Buffalo
Hon. Mary L. Slisz, Erie County Supreme Court, Buffalo
Marissa Hill Washington, Esq., Hill Law, PLLC, Buffalo
Erica M. Zeis, Esq., Vance & Zeis, Attorneys at Law, Buffalo
- Overview of Matrimonial Law Actions in General
- Practice Management, Ethics and Professionalism
- Motions and Pre-Trial Interventions
- Introduction to Equitable Distribution and Maintenance
- Matrimonial Agreements and Introduction to The Child Support Standards Act (CSSA)
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact staff attorney Sally Bratten.