Program Chairs

William Abbott

MacDonald & Partners LLP

George Karahotzitis

Thomson, Rogers

Post-Covid, the already complex world of child and spousal support is a whole new game. Get ready.

Your clients rely upon you to be up to date and on the ball. Invest a day acquiring the key knowledge, practical strategies and contacts you need to manage these challenges – and your clients – with confidence.

This is not a quick summary of the year in review. Rather, it is an in-depth analysis of the critical issues confronting the family law bar.

This annual program has become the must attend for the family law bar. Why? Because it’s  practical and relevant information you can immediately put to use. Your time is valuable.  Make the most of it.   Get an in-depth analysis of the critical issues together with real-world applications and strategies from senior family law judges and lawyers. Join the experts as they delve into the challenges you and your clients grapple with daily.

Can’t attend the live session? Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Critical case law update: the new cases you need to know about – and why

Navigating child support post-high school, including funding post-secondary school (how many degrees is enough?) and the adult child’s obligation to contribute to costs

How-to-guide for advancing retroactive support claims (at court and in settlement discussions)

Guidance on complex issues imputing income

  • Rate of return on investable assets
  • Finding money in the shadows
  • Experts: when and what kind do you need?

Practice Pitfalls For Family Law Lawyers (and How to Avoid Them)

Ending or Reducing Support – If, How and When

DON’T MISS!  A View from the Bench & Trenches:
Judges and counsel engaging in a candid discussion on current issues and evolving trends.

Who Should Attend

Family lawyers

General practitioners whose practice includes family law

Law clerks

Faculty

Program Chairs

William Abbott

MacDonald & Partners LLP

George Karahotzitis

Thomson, Rogers

Instructors

Agenda

Register

Discount for newly licensed:  25% off regular rate + tax (automatically applied)

Sole OR Small Firm with less than 5 lawyers?  25% off regular rate + tax — register using link below and enter code at checkout: 25-FAM22

Dec 8, 2022

$595 + TAX

Time

Dec 8, 2022
9:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m (ET)

Printable registration form

If a downloadable form is required, please contact osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca.

“Is financial assistance or funding available?”

As law evolves, we know how important it is to stay up to date. We also understand the financial implications of continuously upgrading your professional skills and knowledge. For more information on available options, including Job Grants, OSAP, please visit:

CPD & Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Format
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Substantive4h 35m
Professionalism1h 15m
Total5h 50m

Are you reporting hours from a previous date?

View our CPD & Accreditation page to see previously calculated hours for this course.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Client and Technical Support

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Program content questions

Alison Hurst, Program Lawyer
ahurst@osgoode.yorku.ca


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