Many family law cases are extremely emotionally draining for the client and attorney alike. Knowing what to expect and having a good understanding of how these cases proceed through the court system can help you manage your client’s expectations and emotions.

Family Law

This course is designed for attorneys new to family law practice or experienced attorneys from other practices that need to understand the family court system and how a case proceeds.

Sandra Fava will provide you with a broad overview of family law practice – from adoptions to domestic violence. Sandra will mainly discuss how a family law case starts, the non-dissolution docket, the dissolution docket, practical points for family law practice and pitfalls for the new practitioner.

The following topics will also be discussed:

*Domestic violence actions

* Adoption proceedings

* Settlement

* Motion practice

* Use of experts

* Mediation & arbitration

* Dealing with unpaid support obligations

* Guardianships

* The worthy client

* Zealous advocacy vs. becoming emotionally intertwined

* Good client management

* Managing deadlines

* Communicating with clients

* Practical advice for clients

Sandra C. Fava has dedicated her legal career to the thoughtful and diligent representation of clients in divorce and family law matters. She provides representation at every level, including complex and sophisticated family law matters, often representing high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, professionals and business owners or their spouses.

ThisCLE course is offered in the following states:

* Alaska (AK)

* Arizona (AZ)

* California (CA)

* Connecticut (CT)

* District of Columbia (DC)

* Illinois (IL)

* Maryland (MD)

* Massachusetts (MA)

* Michigan (MI)

* Missouri (MO)

* New Hampshire (NH)

* New Jersey (NJ)

* New York (NY)

* North Dakota (ND)

* Pennsylvania (PA)

* South Dakota (SD)

AttorneyCredits offers CLE for attorneys in New Jersey and around the country. For more information about CLE in New Jersey please click the following link: NJ CLE.