Custody, Parenting Time, and Support Through Judgment

Custody cases are fraught with peril. Gain new perspectives to help clients through the toughest issues.


WHY YOU NEED IT

Custody cases are fraught with peril. Gain new perspectives to help clients through the toughest issues.

Follow a case for a divorce with two minor children. Take away expert insight and effectively counsel, negotiate, and litigate. No matter how many cases you’ve handled, it’s invaluable to see how others do it—from navigating local FOC practices to presenting proofs at trial.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN TO DO
  • Develop an effective case theme that reflects children’s best interests
  • Discern jurisdictional differences by asking the right questions regarding procedure, FOC, and more
  • Accurately determine and explain support calculations
  • Know when to opt in or out of FOC
  • Use mediation to achieve the most beneficial custody and parenting time plan
  • Properly prepare for pretrial FOC hearings
  • Efficiently draft motions, orders, and trial briefs—no need to start from scratch
LESSONS
  • Initial Decisions

    Center your strategy on best interests factors. Effectively advise without overwhelming your client.

    Establish a Custody and Parenting Time Strategy

    Counsel the Client on Child Support Issues

    Decide Whether to Opt In or Opt Out of the Friend of the Court

  • Pretrial Matters

    Confidently maneuver in court and FOC proceedings across the state.

    Manage the Pretrial Phase

    Navigate Local Friend of the Court Practices in the Pretrial Stage

    Prepare Motions and Temporary Orders for Custody, Parenting Time, and Child Support

    Prepare for the Hearing on the Motion for Temporary Orders

    Handle a Pretrial Friend of the Court Hearing

  • Final Judgment

    Be prepared to effectively present the best evidence and testimony to achieve your client’s long-term goals.

    Handle Custody and Parenting Time Mediation

    Prepare for Trial on Custody and Parenting Time

    Present Proofs at Trial

    Enter a Judgment of Divorce

CERTIFICATE DETAILS

FORMAT

Entirely Online

LEARN FROM

13 Experts

HOURS TO COMPLETE

12–15

SUBSCRIPTION

One Year

FEE

General: $395
ICLE Partner: $295

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Learn from Experts including:
Hon. Mary Ellen T. Brennan

has been on the family division bench for a decade. She gives you practical tips on various pretrial procedures from the Oakland County perspective.

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B. Andrew Rifkin

has handled hundreds of complex cases during his 25+ years as a family law lawyer. He explains and demonstrates how to implement your strategy through oral argument and examination of witnesses at trial.

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Todd S. Selin

has 20+ years of experience in family law. He is also an SCAO-approved domestic relations mediator. See him demonstrate how to explain support calculations to help ease a client’s anxiety.

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CERTIFICATE DETAILS

FORMAT

Entirely Online

LEARN FROM

13 Experts

HOURS TO COMPLETE

12–15

SUBSCRIPTION

One Year

FEE

General: $395
ICLE Partner: $295

FAQs

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