As part of the Year End Virtual CLE Blast 2020, TBA CLE has designed a package with valuable lessons in Legal Basics from a variety of practice areas of expert speakers. Refresh your knowledge or learn something new. From crucial updates in Family Law to Bankruptcy to Legal Technology...and everything in between...both seasoned and new attorneys can benefit from this dynamic content.
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This presentation will include information regarding the revised Child Support Guidelines which will become effective on May 10, 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. You will learn of new changes such as the provision to allow for a credit to be given when the step parent has health insurance coverage for the child. You will also learn about the change wherein a person can no longer determined to be voluntarily unemployed due to their incarceration. It will include required federal changes and additional changes to improve the determination of child support for the children of Tennessee. A new income shares worksheet has been created which will need to be used in all cases beginning May 10, 2020.
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This session will cover the ethical ramifications of some of the situations that have arisen during the pandemic, such as virtual interviewing, remote execution/notarization/witnessing, increased fiduciary representation, etc.; and the application of TN Rules of Professional Conduct and NAELA Aspirational Standards
The panel will provide an overview of fraud and abuse laws and how they apply to federal healthcare programs. The False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, and other key regulations will be discussed. The program will also outline healthcare fraud enforcement and the applicable agency authority.
This course will take an inside look at drafting the post-adoption contract statute, lobbying efforts, and ultimate passage into law.
This session will introduce basic concepts under the US Bankruptcy Code and the difference between each chapter, and how filings and cases have been impacted by both COVID-19 and the CARES Act.
This session will focus on legal tech essentials for general-solos in these unique times.
This session will offer advice from three legal technology professionals on tips and trends in new apps, programs, and processes that lawyers can employ to make remote practice more manageable and effective.
There are important differences between federal and state appellate practice, ranging from error preservation in the trial court to obtaining relief (or preserving a victory) in the court of appeals. This presentation will explore some of those key differences to help practitioners effectively navigate both federal and state appellate courts.
Tennessee Sales Tax
Kristin Husat, State of Tennessee
Jennifer Wilson, State of Tennessee
The topic will discuss recent developments with the Tennessee sales tax, including the US Supreme Court’s decision in Wayfair v. South Dakota and the new sales tax provisions for marketplace facilitators. The talk will also cover how taxpayers can avoid successor liability for sales taxes when taking over a business.
This session will discuss developments in 2020 impacting lawyers who practice across state lines and explore in what ways the restrictions and authorizations laid out in RPC 5.5 regarding the practice of law in states where a lawyer is not licensed do, or do not, make sense when more and more lawyers and firms are performing remote work. This session will also offer a refresher on how our ethics rules embed a choice of law regime for disciplinary infractions through RPC 8.5.