A05 – Who Is a Parent? Navigating the Connecticut Parentage Act (2023CLC-A05)

Monday, June 5, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Family Law Track

Presented by the Family Law Section

About the Program

This program will cover the Connecticut Parentage Act and the impact it has had over the last year.  The Act was enacted on January 1, 2022 and is intended to create clear and accessible pathways to legal parentage and ensure gender equality and all-gender access to legal parentage. Parentage means that you are a legal parent of a child.

You Will Learn

About the various ways individuals establish their parentage
How to process a case from beginning to end
Strategies for litigating a contested parentage case and options to establish parentage by agreement

Who Should Attend

Family law practitioners and attorneys interested in the Connecticut Parentage Act.

CLE Credit

CT: 1.0 CLE Credit (General)
NY: 1.0 CLE Credit (AOP)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for newly admitted and experienced attorneys CLE credits. 

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, a fully interactive videoconference, or simultaneous transmission with synchronous interactivity. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.


A.Cervin Headshot1 Ashley A. Cervin
Louden, Katz & McGrath

Douglas NeJaime Douglas NeJaime
Yale Law School, New Haven

Richard Rochlin1 Richard A. Rochlin
Richard Rochlin Family Law and Mediation, West Hartford