Welcome to the 2020 PLAN Virtual Statewide Conference

All workshops will be presented virtually by webinar on the Zoom platform. You must register for individual workshop webinars by clicking the Register for the Webinar button appearing in the workshop description and completing the registration information to be admitted into the webinar.

Pennsylvania CLE credits will be available to attorneys who actively participate in webinars and indicate their participation through polls displayed periodically during the webinars.
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Tuesday, October 20 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Child Custody: Learning the Basics and Navigating the Virus

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This 90 minute session will introduce participants to basic legal concepts in child custody practice, including a discussion of the statutory factors, a review of common pleadings and court procedure, and notice of recent case law updates. The speakers will also provide practice tips in areas of special consideration, such as domestic violence and inter/intrastate issues.

This presentation will also provide insights on how to help your clients co-parent during a pandemic and how to adapt your advocacy to the virtual environment.


Angela Ruan

Staff Attorney, Family Law Unit, Philadelphia Legal Assistance
Angela Ruan is a Staff Attorney in the Family Law Unit at Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA). She represents survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in divorce and support. Additionally, Angela supervises the Custody and Support Assistance Clinic where University of Pennsylvania... Read More →

Sarah Robinson

Staff Attorney, Philadelphia Legal Assistance
I am a family law attorney with a year of experience. I started my career in anti-sex trafficking policy and providing direct legal services to trafficking survivors in criminal defense and post-conviction relief. I love dogs and desert. 

Tuesday October 20, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am EDT