Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about registering for the New York State Bar Association Committee on Children and the Law annual meeting program on ďChild Support:Challenges in Complex Custody CasesĒ, January 27, 2006:


1.What does it cost?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The cost is:


If you register by your deadline and you are a:††††††††††††††††††††††††††


Member of NYSBA and a Law Guardian Panel††††††††††††††††††††††† -- free --


Member of NYSBA and a Family Court

Or Family Court Appeals Assigned Counsel Panel††††††††††††††††††† -- free, but you must call 518-487-5591 first --


Member of NYSBA but not on a panel†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $50 registration + $70 meeting fee = $120


Member of a panel but not a member of NYSBA††††††††††††††††††††† $100 and you must call first unless you are a Law Guardian


Not a member of NYSBA and not on a panel†††††††††††††††††††††††††† $50 reg. + $100 non-member + $70 program = $220



2.Can I avoid the non-member surcharge?††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Yes!Join NYSBA now.


3.I canít afford the fees and I am not on a panel.††††††††††††††††††† Yes, if you have a financial hardship, send your request

†††† Can I still attend?†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† in writing to Michele Harbour at NYSBA,

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† One Elk Street, Albany, New York 12207

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† or by e-mail to mharbour@nysba.org.


4.What are the deadlines?


To get the Law Guardian or Assigned Counsel fee waiver:†††††††† January 18, 2006


To avoid the $50 late charge for all attendees:†††††††††††††††††††††††††† January 23, 2006



5.What CLE credit do I get?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3.5 hours


6.If I register with the fee waiver and then donít go,††††††††††††††† The kindly Committee on Children and the Law

†††† what happens?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† still has to pay for you.Please donít register if

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† youíre not sure you can attend!


7.Will we receive a program book?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Yes.See table of contents.



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Last updated January 5, 2006


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