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HalfMoon Education Online Learning: Florida Family Law Practice for Paralegals

May 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

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8:00 – 8:30 am EDT
Morning Session
8:30 am – 12:00 pm EDT
12:00 – 12:30 pm EDT
Afternoon Session
12:30 – 4:00 pm EDT


Preparing Pleadings and Assisting with Motion Practice                     C. Dienstag
Preparing initial pleadings
Requesting temporary relief
Preparing for the temporary orders hearing
Preparing the temporary orders

Enforcing and Modifying Family Law Orders and Decrees                     C. Dienstag
Implementing divorce decrees and orders
• Preparing and filing the decree
• Preparing other necessary documents
• Enforcing judgments and orders
Modifying decrees and orders
•  Determining which parts of a decree or order are subject to modification,
deciding when to seek modification
Assisting in modification actions

Obtaining and Evaluating Financial Information                     C. Derr
Identifying relevant information on assets, debts, income and expenses
Obtaining financial information
• Using financial information questionnaires
• Using interrogatories, requests for production, deposition testimony,
private investigators
• Valuing assets
Evaluating the information you have obtained
Working with accountants and financial experts
Preparing financial statements

Assisting with Family Law Case Intake                     A. Nickolaou
Performing conflicts checks
Assisting with initial client interview
Preparing engagement letter, opening file
Collecting information

Assisting with Child Custody and Visitation Issues                     S. Kay
Recent developments in Florida custody law
Obtaining relevant information
• Client interview, custody questionnaires, authorizations for disclosure,
formal discovery
Working with guardian-ad-litem
Working with experts
Drafting and reviewing parenting plans

Ethics in Family Law: Conflicts of Interest and Client Confidentiality                     S. Kay
Preventing conflicts of interest
Protecting client confidentiality


May 19, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm