Essentials of Child Support, Custody, and Visitation

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Wednesday, May 1, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET
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Thursday, May 16, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
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MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0; GAL Child: 1.0)
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Registration Fee: $150

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GAL for Children Continuing Credit Hours: 1.0

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Our experienced speakers, Carole Krogmann, David Masterman, and Adam Kronfeld, will address the essential elements of representing a client in matters involving support, child custody, and visitation in Virginia.

Topics include:

  • Child Support:
    • Jurisdiction and Venue
    • Sequence of Determining Issues
    • Persons Liable for Child Support
    • Pendente-Lite Relief
    • Duration of Child Support Obligations
    • Child Support Guidelines
    • Determining Amount of Child Support Award
  • Child Custody and Visitation: 
    • Jurisdiction and Venue
    • Types of Custody
    • Factors for the Court to Decide
    • Parties and Burden of Proof
    • Information Gathering
    • Service of Process
    • Guardian Ad Litems and Court-Appointed Special Advocates
    • Pendente Lite Relief
    • Pretrial Evaluations
    • Orders and Decrees
  • Modifications
  • The Role of the Department of Social Services
  • The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act and the Uniform Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
 

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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (May 1) (Eastern Time)

3:00 Essentials of Child Support, Custody, and Visitation
5:00 Adjourn
  • Sign-in for live seminar attendees in Charlottesville begins at 2:30 p.m.
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

COURSE SCHEDULE (May 16) (Eastern Time)

11:00 Essentials of Child Support, Custody, and Visitation
1:00 Adjourn
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

Faculty

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Carole C. Krogmann, Masterman Krogmann PC / McLean
Ms. Krogmann handles a high volume of divorce support, custody trials and settlement conferences. She is a productive and practical lawyer who, colleagues say, seems to relish a good battle more than she lets on.

Ms. Krogmann is admitted to the Virginia State Bar, the Federal District Court (Eastern District of Virginia) and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is involved in the Virginia State Bar Association, Family Law and Litigation Sections, Arlington County Bar Association, Fairfax County Bar Association and Virginia Women’s Attorney Association.

She received her undergraduate degree in 1994 and her Juris Doctor in 1997. In 2006, Ms. Krogmann successfully completed the National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law.

She and her family live in Arlington and are actively involved in the Arlington community.


Adam T. Kronfeld,
Duff & Kronfeld, P.C. / Fairfax
Adam T. Kronfeld has spent his entire legal career with The Duff Law Firm from his early days as a law student, to becoming an associate attorney in 2006 and being elevated to Principal of the Firm in 2015. As of January 1, 2017, Mr. Kronfeld has become a named partner of Duff & Kronfeld, P.C. He graduated with a degree in Economics from Bucknell University in 2002 and with his Juris doctor degree from the George Mason School of Law in 2005.

Mr. Kronfeld focuses his current practice in matters of family law, which includes divorce and separation, custody and visitation, spousal support (alimony), child support, property division (equitable distribution) and appeals. His practice also includes a substantial number of legal malpractice and personal injury cases, as well as other civil litigation matters.

Mr. Kronfeld is a confident and devoted advocate for his clients, who takes a proactive, but reasoned, approach that is tailored to each particular client’s needs. Mr. Kronfeld emphasizes a cost/benefit evaluation at all stages of legal disputes and incorporates the same in providing guidance to reach the most effective resolution of issues in litigation.

Mr. Kronfeld is a native of Northern Virginia and resides in Fairfax County with his wife and two cocker spaniels.


David Masterman,
Masterman Krogmann PC / McLean
Mr. Masterman has served as chair of the family law section of the Arlington County Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and, more recently, the Virginia State Bar. He served on the Board of Governors for the Family Law Section for 6 years and later on the Board of Governors of the General Practice Section of the Virginia State Bar for 2 years.

Mr. Masterman frequently lectures to other family law attorneys at both basic and advanced family law seminars, with topics ranging from the issues involved in divorce following short marriages, the effects of parental relocation on child custody arrangements, enforcement and setting aside of agreements, obtaining the best possible property division in divorce, and issues affecting custody of children, as well as the ethical rules applicable to attorneys in this practice field. He is also the author of a number of materials used as resources by other attorneys.

Mr. Masterman received his undergraduate degree with honors from Grinnell College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Considered an outstanding litigation tactician and courtroom attorney, Mr. Masterman nevertheless emphasizes the importance of exploring settlement when possible. He is considered “mediation-friendly” and is pleased to assist clients with that process. He also has significant experience in preparing and presenting cases in the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

Other attorneys, professional athletes, politicians, corporate executives, military members, stay-at-home parents, and virtually every other type of person can be found among Mr. Masterman’s clientele.

Mr. Masterman carries the “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for skill and ethics, and is listed in its volume on pre-eminent attorneys in the United States. He has been recognized and listed in The Best Lawyers in America, and he has been ranked as one of the top family lawyers by the Washingtonian and Washington Post magazines. He is listed in the Ten Leaders for Domestic Relations Attorneys for Northern Virginia. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Mr. Masterman practices in all aspects of family law, except adoption matters. He most commonly appears in the circuit courts of Fairfax County, Loudoun County, the City of Alexandria, and Arlington County, but also regularly represents parties in Prince William and Fauquier Counties.

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