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ECBA Seminars
From 12:15 pm until 1:45 pm

ECBA Live Lunch-n-Learn
presented in cooperation with its Bankruptcy and Family Law Sections

This seminar has been approved by the PA CLE Board for 1.5 hours of CLE.

Cost:  $53 (ECBA member)
            $80 (non-member)
            $37 (member Judges not needing CLE)

Speakers: Honorable Thomas P. Agresti
                      Chief Judge, US Bankruptcy Court, WDPA
                  Tina M. Fryling, Esquire
                  Michael S. Jan Janin, Esquire
                        Quinn, Buseck, Leemhuis, Toohey & Kroto, Inc.

Divorce Masters Mary Alfieri Richmond, Esq. and Ralph R. "Chip" Riehl, Esq. will also be available for questions during the seminar.

Lines in the Sand:  When a family law matter washes up on the shore of bankruptcy, the lines drawn by the dueling parties can often get washed away in an instant by the tide of litigation.
Come and join this interesting seminar and learn what happens when a bankruptcy is filed in the midst of a divorce:  What happens in the competition between state and federal law?  What is the extent of the Bankruptcy Court’s power with respect to a matter involving state court law pending in the State Court?  Does the concept of “property of the estate” trump that of “equitable distribution”?   For both the bankruptcy and family law practitioner to learn what to do when your client (or the other party) makes bankruptcy a part of your case.
Among other topics, this seminar will cover: basic bankruptcy information that the family law practitioner needs to know; a brief review of bankruptcy code sections that affect divorce and support matters; bankruptcy motions and applications that can affect family law practitioners.


Registration/lunch begins at 11:45 a.m.

Reservations are due to the ECBA office no later than Monday, August 5.

Registration Cost: See Registration Form For Details
Location: Bayfront Convention Center (1 Sassafras Pier, Erie, Pennsylvania 16507)
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