Child Support Enforcement

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

This full-day seminar provides training for attorneys who represent alleged contemnors in child support enforcement proceedings. The seminar will begin with sessions on the requirements for civil and criminal contempt and the dispositional alternatives available to the trial court.  It continues with presentations on understanding the state and federal regulations, community resources for your clients, and advocacy in child support contempt cases. The seminar also includes a one hour ethics session.

The registration deadline has passed.  If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Tanya Jisa at 

Additional information

Hotel Information:  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express Chapel Hill.  The rate is $80 per night and includes a full hot breakfast, high speed wireless internet and local shuttle service.  To reserve a room online please visit and use the group code BSA. To reserve a room by phone please call the hotel directly at 919.489.7555, provide your arrival/departure dates and the group code BSA.  Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.  The reservation deadline for the group rate is February 19.  After this date guests will be accommodated on a space-available basis and may not be able to obtain the group rate.

Attendees: Public defenders and private attorneys who perform a significant amount of appointed work

Teaching Methods: Interactive lecture

General5.00 hrs
Ethics1.00 hrs
Total6.00 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, Registration and Client Services Group
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Tanya Jisa

Program Manager, Courts Group
Austine Long
Program Attorney, Indigent Defense Education