Registration Fee:

$150

 

ADOPTION LAW AND PRACTICE IN GEORGIA

RECORDED NOVEMBER 2, 2012

Archived Webcast

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Professionalism Hour and 2 Trial Practice Hours

Presiding:
James B. Outman, Program Chair, Law Office of James B. Outman, LLC, Atlanta

Welcome and Program Overview
James B. Outman

Recent Developments in Practice and Procedure, Legislation, and Case Law
James B. Outman

How Today’s Social Media Has Impacted Adoptions—Social Networking Revolutionizes Adoption
Leslie Pate Mackinnon, LCSW, Atlanta

Dealing with Hospitals and Health Insurance Companies in Third-Party Adoptions
Ruth F. Claiborne, Claiborne & Surmay, P.C., Atlanta

Attorney’s Responsibilities in Representing a Birth Parent
Lori M. Surmay, Claiborne & Surmay, P.C., Atlanta

Georgia ICPC Update
Tresilla Boyd-Mulligan, Manager, Georgia ICPC Unit, Atlanta
Suzanne McClure, Project Administrator, Georgia ICPC Unit, Atlanta
What Adoption Attorneys Need to Know About the Preplacement Home Study
Ashley A. Byers, Director of Adoptions, A Adoption Advocates of Georgia, Inc., Atlanta
Post-Placement Contact Agreements
Hon. Mary Margaret Oliver, Representative, Georgia House of Representatives, District 83, Decatur
James B. Outman
Requirement of a Preplacement Home Study in Third-Party Adoptions Under O.C.G.A. §19-8-5(a) and How to Comply; and How to Handle the Appointment of the Agent to Conduct the Investigation and Render a Report to the Court under O.C.G.A. §19-8-16(a)
Sherry V. Neal, Neal & Wright, LLC, Decatur
Questions & Answers regarding issues in adoption practice: Opportunity for an interactive discussion between registrants and presenters
Moderator:
Richard A Horder, Kazmarek Geiger & Laseter, LLP, Atlanta

Panelists:
All available speakers