Join returning faculty member Colleen Quinn as she discusses avoiding contested adoptions, protecting client’s hearts and pocketbooks, and limiting attorney liability and exposure to possible legal malpractice claims. Colleen begins by establishing the primary ways in which adoptions may become contested. Additionally, Ms. Quinn discusses the associated practical considerations including financial and emotional cost to the parties.
I. Recognize the primary ways in which an adoption might become contested:
II. Understand associated practical considerations:
III. Comprehend the importance of being thorough in the gathering of information
IV. Recognize how conflicting state laws might come into play
V. Ensure proper notice requirements are met
VI. Gain familiarity with the new tort of tortious interference with parental relations
VIII. Grasp state application using Virginia as an example
Wow. A great CLE.
the information on the case finding was very helpful
Great speaker. Excellent use of specific examples from actual cases to clarify some tricky topics.
This has been the best lawline presentation I've seen in two (2) years!
really enjoyable. learned a lot
she definitely knew her material
This was a fabulous course by an excellent speaker. Thank you Colleen!
I really enjoyed the practical anecdotes used by the attorney to demonstrate her points.
excellent presenter and easy to listen to
It was very informative
Very good speaker. Additional materials were included besides the PowerPoint in the written materials
Well presented and very informative.
Excellent overview. Made me want to learn more!
Very interesting stories and topic
very interesting and informative. Excellent speaker!
the speaker was incredibly well informed and articulate. This course was a pleasure and most interesting
Outstanding and very informative course. My practice deals with abuse and neglect cases, and this course was very help The in regards to termination of parental rights.
Ms. Quinn was extremely familiar with the subject and had numerous helpful suggestions on how to avoid pitfalls in the adoption process.
One of best speakers I've heard.
she is sincere
speaker was excellent, presentation thorough and informative. I do lots of adoption cases and found this to be an excellent review and in depth study of the subject matter, not just a cursory introduction. Thanks for the good work
Excellent program. Very interesting and engaging.
Ms. Quinn is excellent. She is very experienced and knowledgeable and presents the material in an organized, easy to understand format.
Very interesting program.
Very very good.
Excellent presentation! Thank you.
great examples given throughout. top notch presenter
Excellent presentation by Colleen Quinn. Highly Recommended.
This program could have been longer. Lots of information but so much more to learn.
Best live show I have seen. Fantastic job.
I know nothing about this area of law - i'm a commercial real estate attorney - but needed the live hours. Speaker was great and topic was fascinating
One of the best classes I have taken here. Nice to have a Virginia attorney for once, too!
Really appreciated the speaker was practicing and teaching from the state I registered for credit under.
It was great
Good job Colleen
Excellent. Information I can use in my practice.
Full coverage of the topic