Child Support Enforcement

This course is sponsored by UNC School of Government, and Office of Indigent Defense Services.

This full-day virtual seminar provides training for attorneys who represent alleged contemnors in child support enforcement proceedings. The seminar will include sessions on civil and criminal contempt in child support court and perspectives from experienced practitioners for both the State and the defense. We are delighted to have joining us and presenting at the program; attorney Daniel Hatcher, Professor of Law with the University of Baltimore’s Saul Ewing Civil Advocacy Clinic.

In 2016 Professor Hatcher authored The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens, and this past year he wrote States Diverting Funds from the Poor (a section of the 2019 book Holes in the Safety Net: Federalism and Poverty). Professor Hatcher’s presentation will focus on the impact that child support enforcement proceedings have on impoverished people.

For information on other public defense education courses, visit our Public Defense Education site.

The registration deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. 

Additional information


Partial CLE Form Child Support Enforcement

CLE Credit: The program offers 5.25 hours of total continuing legal education credit, including 4.25 hours of general credit and 1.0 hour of ethics.

If you are unable to attend the entire program, please submit a partial credit form to John Sherman.

General4.25 hrs
Ethics1.00 hrs
Total5.25 hrs
There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

John Patrick Sherman

Program Manager, Courts Group
Teaching Assistant Professor