Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about registering for the New York State Bar Association Committee on Children and the Law annual meeting program on January 28, 2011, on ďTeach the Parents Well:Can We Save Families through Court-Ordered Behavioral Education.Ē


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 if you register by January 11


Member of NYSBA and a Family Court Assigned

Counsel or Family Court Appeals AC Panel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -- free, but you must call

518-487-5621 first --


Member of NYSBA but not on a panel†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $85 registration + $85 meeting fee = $170


Member of a panel but not a member of NYSBA††††††††††††††††††††† $200 and you must call first unless you are a panel Attorney for the Child

Not a member of NYSBA and not on a panel†††††††††††††††††††††††††† $85 reg. + $200 non-member + $85 program = $370



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 Catheryn Teeter at NYSBA,

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

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


4.What are the deadlines?


To get the Attorney for the Child or Assigned Counsel fee

waiver:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† January 11, 2011


To avoid the $50 late charge for all attendees:†††††††††††††††††††††††††† January 21, 2011


5.What CLE credit do I get?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3.5 hours (in the area ofprofessional practice)


6.If I register with the fee waiver and then donít go,††††††††††††††† The kind 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 when it is hyperlinked here

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Last updated January 3, 2011


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