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Probate & Family Court Lawyer for the Day Training

The skills needed to assist in all matters coming before the Probate and Family Court

  • Product Number: 2190157WBC
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  • Product Description

    Product Description

    Whether you are just starting out or you already have an established family law practice, volunteering as a Lawyer for the Day in the Probate and Family Court is an excellent way to sharpen your skills while giving back to your community. This program provides everything you need to know to effectively assist litigants who appear unrepresented in the Probate and Family Court. This knowledge will also be helpful in your private practice.

    Hear from court personnel and expert family law practitioners in this training designed to provide you with the tools to become a more effective Lawyer for the Day and a stronger family law practitioner. Topics include divorce, child support, alimony, paternity, guardianships, and conservatorships. Particular attention is paid not only to relevant law but also to practice and procedure.

    This program explains how to respond to the most common questions presented to Lawyers for the Day, and provides an opportunity to have your own questions answered.

    Don’t miss this chance to sharpen your skills and help people, while at the same time assisting the court with an unmet need.

  • Agenda

    Agenda & Materials

    • 9:30 am – 9:45 am

      Welcome and Introduction

      Hon. Edward M. Ginsburg, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court (Ret.); Community Legal Aid , West Newton, Co-Chair
      Jocelynne D. Welsh, Esq., Probate and Family Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Co-Chair
    • 9:45 am – 10:30 am

      Divorce

      Cindy T.K. Palmquist, Esq., Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association (VLP) , Boston
    • 10:30 am – 11:15 am

      Guardianships & Conservatorships

      Sheriece M. Perry, Esq., Office of Court Management , Boston
    • 11:15 am – 11:30 am

      Break

    • 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

      Financial Matters – Alimony & Child Support

      Gayle Stone-Turesky, Esq., Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, PC , Boston
    • 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

      Paternity

      Christina Paradiso, Esq., Community Legal Aid , Worcester
    • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Lunch

    • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      Top 25 Questions and Matters Encountered by Lawyers for the Day

      Panel

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  • Faculty

    Cochair

    Hon. Edward M. Ginsburg, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court (Ret.); Community Legal Aid, West Newton

    Faculty

    Joshua Fishbein, Esq., Department of Revenue, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Cindy T.K. Palmquist, Esq., Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association (VLP), Boston
    Sheriece M. Perry, Esq., Office of Court Management, Boston
  • Pricing

    Fees

    • $35.00 - MCLE Sponsor Member
    • $35.00 - New Lawyer
    • $35.00 - Pending Admittee
    • $35.00 - Law Student
    • $35.00 - All Others

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