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UNCONTESTED DIVORCES: FACTS, FORMS AND FILING

Start/End Thursday, October 11, 2012 06:00 PM EDT -- 08:30 PM EDT
Location Name Pace University School of Law

PACE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, PACE WOMEN’S JUSTICE CENTER, THE NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COMMITTEE TO PROMOTE GENDER FAIRNESS IN THE COURTS, THE NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT  PRO BONO LOCAL ACTION COMMITTEE AND THE WESTCHESTER WOMEN’S BAR ASSOCIATION

are pleased to host a CLE Program

UNCONTESTED DIVORCES: FACTS, FORMS AND FILING

Pace University School of Law

Moot Court Room

Thursday, October 11, 2012

6:00pm to 8:30 pm

Coffee and cookies will be provided

The first part of the Program will provide a step by step guide to preparing the paperwork for an Uncontested Divorce, including the following: Motion to Proceed as a Poor Person, Summons, Complaint, Affidavit of Service, Affidavits of Plaintiff and Defendant, Sworn Statement of Removal of Barriers to Remarriage, Affidavit/Affirmation of Regularity, Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law, Judgment of Divorce, Note of Issue, Part 130 Certification, Uncontested Matrimonial Request for Judicial Intervention, NYS Certificate of Dissolution of Marriage and Notice of Entry.  The second part of the Program will involve a mock interview demonstrating best practices for obtaining the information needed to prepare the pleadings.

FACULTY

The Honorable Terry Jane Ruderman, Court of Claims, Westchester County;  James Garfein, Chief Court Attorney Supreme Court Westchester County; Erin Guven, Court Attorney Referee Supreme Court Westchester County; Laurie Sullivan, Court Attorney Referee Supreme Court Westchester County; Natanya L. Briendel, Esq., Staff Attorney Pace Women’s Justice Center

6:00 to 6:05                         Introductions

                                                  Joan Blackburn, Esq. and Natanya Briendel, Esq. Pace Women’s Justice

                                                   The Honorable Terry Jane Ruderman, New York State Court of Claims                          

6:05 to 7:30                          Pleading Preparation

                                                   James Garfein, Erin Guven, Laurie Sullivan and Natanya Briendel                                   

7:30 to 7:40                          Break

7:40 to 8:20                          Mock Interview – best practices

8:20 to 8:30                          Discussion

 

                                                    Fee waived for participants of the Pace Women’s Justice Center Moderate Means Panel.  Approval of CLE credit is in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 2.5 skills credits.  Pace Law School is an accredited provider of CLE credits in New York.

COST:                                     Pace Law School Alumni $100.00; Lawyers $125.00 

REGISTRATION:                  www.law.pace.edu/ccle