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Family Law Essentials for Paralegals

  • 01/13/2021
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Family-Law-Essentials-for-Paralegals/Video-Webinar/88864ER_3075280?st=WA&pt=1

Program Description

A Start-to-Finish Guide to the Key Issues and Procedures

Be prepared for the ups and downs of family law practice with a comprehensive set of tools to keep you updated on every step of the process. From the procedural checklists and discovery resources to specific advice on marital agreements and QDRO essentials, find new ways to elevate the practice - register today!

  • Walk through a common divorce case timeline and come away with practical case management tips.
  • Get sample intake forms, checklists, family agreements, and more. 
  • Up your discovery game with a real-life guide to obtaining social media, financial documents and more.
  • Explore key adoption options and procedures.
  • Adopt effective tactics for handling contentious issues like alienation and domestic violence.
  • Find new ways to build synergy with attorneys.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to manage family law duties. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Perfecting Client Intake
  2. Divorce Procedure Checklist and Case Management Tips
  3. Discovery: Smartphones, Financial Docs and Other Sources of Information
  4. Property Division and Support
  5. QDRO Basics
  6. Custody, Alienation, Domestic Violence
  7. Premarital and Marital Agreement Basics
  8. Adoption and Assisted Reproduction 101
  9. Five Unobvious Ways to Support the Family Law Attorney
  10. Family Court Trial Prep: Putting Together the Trial Binder
  11. Ethics and UPL

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



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