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What Every Family Law Attorney Needs To Know About Debt Collection And Bankruptcy

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  • Description

    Family law includes a variety of different factors, including the multitude of issues families face when a single household splits into two. Whether with regards to debt, bankruptcy or the specific solvency of different family members, these issues are required knowledge for Family Law practitioners.

    This CLE course will review each of these potential problems to enable attorneys to advise their clients in making informed decisions.

  • Instructor Bio

    Dawn Bates-Buchanan

    Dawn Marie got her B.A. in Criminology, Sociology and Child Psychology from the University of South Florida in Tampa in 1990, then attended Manatee Community College and completed her Certification as a Legal Assistant. Dawn Marie worked for the 12th Judicial District's State's Attorney's Office (in Sarasota County, Florida) for 5 years before enrolling in Stetson University College of Law in 1996. Graduating early in December of 1998, Dawn Marie went back to work for the 12th Judicial District's State's Attorney's office as a prosecutor.

    Dawn Marie moved to Daytona Beach, Florida to work on behalf of domestic violence family law clients for Central Florida Legal Services in 1999 where she worked and became the Managing Attorney of the Daytona Beach Office in charge of the Family Law Unit. In 2006 Dawn Marie moved to Bradenton to become the Managing Attorney at Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. in their Bradenton Office, where she specialized in consumer, housing, estate planning, family and dependency law and bankruptcy. Dawn Marie has been the primary attorney in more than 70 family law and consumer trials. Dawn Marie a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law and Circuit Civil and Foreclosure Mediator, with special training in Mortgage Modification Mediation in Bankruptcy. Dawn Marie is also trained as a Collaborative Family Law Attorney.

    Dawn Marie received her J.D. - from Stetson University College of Law; B.A. - University of South Florida; A.S. – State College of Florida (Manatee Community College)