Family Law, Juvenile Law, Ethics

Family Law Forum 2020


The Family Law Section will host their Online Spring Forum May 11, 2020! Participants will learn about issues and significant changes regarding information that will impact Family Law.  Speakers in this forum will cover hot topics and updates including:

Child Support Updates-This presentation will include information regarding the revised Child Support Guidelines which are expected to become effective in the spring 2020.  This will be the most extensive revision since January 18, 2005 when the Guidelines changed from the flat rate to income shares for determining child support.  Participants will learn new terms such as self-support reserve and minimum order.  It will include required federal changes and additional changes to improve the determination of child support for the children of Tennessee.   
Key Issues in Family Law-This session will discuss the implications of the COVID-19-19 on family law matters. Areas of discussion including parenting during the pandemic, the Paycheck Protection Program, SBA loans and other issues in the stimulus act, tax and business valuation issues. The speakers will also review key changes and 2019 cases in the 2019 Alimony Bench Book.
G.A.L.-Guardian ad Litems in Juvenile Court serve as advocates for children in dependency and neglect actions. This presentation seeks to provide the skills and training to empower any attorney to provide competent representation to children, regardless of practice area.
Ethics in Family Law: Mistakes you don’t want to make-This presentation will focus on ethical issues that frequently appear in family law cases, specifically, as it relates to social media, discovery, the attorney-client relationship; communication with opposing counsel and other topics. Participants will receive helpful information on how to avoid ethical pitfalls.

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Course Information May 11, 2020
  • Registration: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Schedule: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Nashville, TN
Tennessee Bar Center
  • Flexible to your schedule
  • View from your laptop or mobile device
  • All 2020 CLEs can be taken online
Course Credits Dual Credits: 1.00
General Credits: 3.00
Total Credits: 4

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please contact TBA for Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama credit.