What Trial Lawyers Should Know About Orphans' Court
$10 for Members and a $5 processing fee;
$15 for Non-members and a $5 processing fee.
The Justinian Society of Philadelphia will present the CLE luncheon seminar "What Trial Lawyers Should Know About Orphans' Court" with the Honorable Matthew D. Carrafiello, Judge of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas' Orphans' Court Division, on Wednesday, April 30th at Dilworth Paxson, 1500 Market Street, Suite 3500E, Philadelphia, PA.
Attorneys who practice in the area of civil litigation in Philadelphia County will most likely find themselves handling matters which fall within the jurisdiction of the Orphans' Court Division of The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
On its website, The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas describes the functions of Orphans' Court as follows:
The Orphans' Court serves to protect the personal and property rights of all persons and entities that may not be otherwise capable of handling their own affairs. The jurisdiction of the Orphans' Court includes matters concerning minors, incapacitated persons, decedents' estates, nonprofit corporations and trusts. Additionally, the Court has the authority to settle any dispute or issue that may arise in connection to the application for a Marriage license through the Philadelphia Marriage License Bureau.
Topics covered in this CLE seminar include:
Brief History of Orphans' Court
Jurisdiction of Orphans' Court
Peculiarities of Orphans' Court
Situations in Which the Trial Practitioner Will Most Likely Need Orphan's Court
Honorable Matthew D. Carrafiello, Judge of The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas' Orphans' Court Division
The Honorable Matthew D. Carrafiello was elected to the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in November 1995. He has served in the Court's Orphans' Court Division since January 2010. Judge Carrafiello is a Board Member Ex Officio of The Justinian Society of Philadelphia.
Check in and lunch begin at 12:00 p.m. and the program begins at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10.00 for current members of The Justinian Society, and $15.00 for non-members. You will need to show a photo ID to get into the building.
This seminar has been approved by PACLE for one (1) substantive CLE credit.
Please register for this event by April 28th by sending your payment to The Justinian Society, c/o UTA Associates, 1205 Locust Street, Suite 100, Philadelphia, PA 19107, or register online by April 28th at www.justinian.org.
For more information, please call (215) 545-0706.