Family Law Partner Michael Bertin to Deliver PBI Course on High-Income Child Support Post-Hanrahan
This Friday, September 14, Michael E. Bertin, Esq.–the father’s attorney in the Hanrahan case–will analyze and guide legal practitioners through the required presentation and multitude of legal issues facing a family trial attorney in the wake of the Hanrahan v. Bakker case, at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
Topics to be discussed:
High Income Child Support Post Hanrahan
(Case cite: Hanrahan v. Bakker, 186 A.3d 958 (Pa. 2018))
I. The Evolution of the Hanrahan Case.
II. The Analysis of Justice Baer’s Opinion For The High Court.
III. The Importance of Justice Wecht’s Concurring Opinion.
IV. The Significance of Expense Statements For “Actual” Expenses and Expense Statements For “Proposed” Expenses.
V. Pre-Trial Discovery Depositions on Expenses of Parents and Children.
VI. Trial Techniques in Presenting and Proving Reasonable Expenses.
VII. Revisiting and Taking Guidance From The 1970s and 1980s Cases Pre-Hanrahan.
VIII. Q & A