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Financial Issues in Divorce for Paralegals

  • 01/08/2020
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast


 Program Description

Find Hidden Assets, Calculate Child and Spousal Support, Prepare QDROs and More

So much of a divorce case hinges on the assets. As a paralegal, it's your job to uncover hidden assets, help put together financial statements and assist with divvying up retirement assets and property. Do you have the financial savvy, attention to detail and practical skills required to ensure it's all done correctly? This program will show you how to be efficient and effective when handling financial issues in divorce. From asset analysis to support calculations, QDROs and taxes, gain the "how-to's" you need to protect your client's future financial security. Enhance your value - register today!

  • Learn how to put together complete, accurate financial disclosures in a timely manner.
  • Unearth hidden assets and income by identifying red flags in tax returns and individual financial records.
  • Dig through the guidelines and financials to determine a fair and accurate amount for child and spousal support.
  • Understand how QDROs can be developed to address specific types of retirement plans and client circumstances.
  • Explore the new tax law's implications for divorce and the final settlement.
  • Gain practical tips for working with financial experts to ensure their testimony has maximum impact.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to handle an array of financial issues in divorce cases. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Finding Hidden Assets - What Paralegals Can Do
  2. Child and Spousal Support Calculations
  3. QDROs: What Paralegals Need to Know and Do to Help Attorneys
  4. Important Tax Considerations in Divorce
  5. Tips for Paralegals Working with Financial Experts
  6. Ethics

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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