The Suffolk Academy of Law is the educational branch of The Suffolk County Bar Association. The Academy of Law is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents as an educational institution, and as been providing legal education to attorneys for over 30 years.
The Academy is also an accredited by the New York State Office of Court Administration as a provider of mandatory New York State Continuing Legal Education.
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Newly Enacted Maintenance Guidelines Legislation - Academy Program
This newly enacted legislation amends both the Domestic Relations Law and the Family Court Act. It established new formulas for maintenance and spousal support. The law puts in place new guidelines for both temporary and post-divorce maintenance and spousal support. It also eliminates "Enhanced Earning Capacity" from equitable distribution. A program not to be missed on December 1, 2015 - 6 pm - 9 pm at the Bar Center. Click here for flyer
New Bankruptcy Forms: What You Need to Know
December 3, 2015 - 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. As of December 1, 2015, there are significant changes to the Bankruptcy petitions and schedules. The new forms are applicable to Chapter 7, 13 and 11 matters. In addition, there are various changes to other documents such as proofs of claim and other essential forms. This is a must attend CLE. Click here for flyer
KICK OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON
The SCBA Board of Directors cordially invite our members to our annual Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 11, 2015, 4 pm - 7 pm. Music by the Just Cause Band and Hors d'oeuvres and desserts by Fireside Caterers. Holiday Toy Drive - Please help us brighten the holiday season for needy children in our greater community. The SCBA and Academy of Law will collect items for Charlie Russo's large scale toy drive "Holiday Magic." Click here for flyer