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A Paralegal's Guide to Divorce: Dividing Assets and Debt

  • 11/15/2022
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/A-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Divorce-Dividing-Assets-and-Debt/Video-Webinar/95787ER_3798246?st=WA

Program Description

Know Your Role in Divorce

It's important that you have the knowledge and tools to ensure that clients see a fair division during a divorce. Join our faculty in this program as they will guide you through the essential steps for proper distribution as well as walking you through other key considerations in divorce - register today!

  • Review how you can help your attorney sort out financial issues in divorce.
  • Understand how to prepare property division documents.
  • Know how to unearth undisclosed assets and income.
  • Learn how to value and divide different types of assets, from real estate to retirement benefits.
  • Focus in on the paperwork involved in a divorce case and ensure that relevant forms be filed with the court.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to teach attendees how to effectively divide assets and debt in divorce. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Preparing Financial Statements/Affidavits
  2. Financial Discovery in Divorce; Locating Hidden Assets, Income, and Debt
  3. Custody and Support Calculations and Worksheets
  4. Tax Considerations in Divorce
  5. Asset Valuation and Division: From Real Property to Trust Assets
  6. QDROs and Retirement Plans
  7. Drafting Property Division Spreadsheets and Marital Settlement Agreements
  8. Post Decree - Preparing Documents for Transfer of Assets
  9. Paralegal Ethics

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



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