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  • Description

    The inherent complexities and ever-evolving nature of family law is evident by the various statutory updates as well as noteworthy cases over the past few years. This CLE course offers an update on all aspects of Family Law. Presented by Steve Abel, Esq., founding member of the new Academy of Professional Family Mediators and seasoned divorce mediator and family law attorney, offers a review of recent changes to the Marriage Equality Act, child support minimums, and social security tax reductions, The course then explores specific newsworthy cases whose determinations impact equitable distribution, pension and retirement, real estate allocation and property appreciation, enhanced earnings, wasteful dissipation and more. The course also reviews updates to grounds for divorce, child support and medical coverage.

  • Instructor Bio

    Steven Abel

    Steve, an Advanced Practitioner member of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Family Section, is a divorce mediator and family law attorney with more than 35 years experience. He is the editor of Federal Family Law and one of the co-authors of The Friendly Divorce Guidebook for New York , articles on divorce law (including "Social Security Retirement Benefits"), and several Blumberg law forms for divorce, including Child Support Worksheets, (Blumberg form A189). He is a past President of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. Steve is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Chapter of AFCC and served as its President.