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EYL141118-Family Law Practice Essentials CLE
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Attendees will learn tips & practice pointers from experienced family law attorneys and a presiding Judge. The day will begin as most family law cases do: with the initial interview. The panelists will explain the steps of a typical family law case including post-judgment and appellate issues. Attendees can expect to learn pertinent case law, the relevant statutes in family law cases and the processes currently in place including: short calendar, family relations, discovery & dispute resolution.

11/18/2014
When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06050
United States
Contact: Member Service Center
860-223-4400


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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section 

 

 Education Sponsor

Sponsored by Louden Caisse Hanney, Nusbaum & Parrino PC, and Schoonmaker George & Blomberg PC

 

CLE Credit: 5.5 Hours

 

About the Program: This program will introduce attendees to the basics of family law practice and procedure.  Attendees will learn tips and practice pointers from experienced family law attorneys and a presiding Judge. The day will begin as most family law cases do: with the initial interview. The panelists will explain the steps of a typical family law case including post-judgment and appellate issues. Attendees can expect to learn pertinent case law, the relevant statutes in family law cases and the processes currently in place including: short calendar, family relations, discovery and dispute resolution.


You will learn:

  • Tips and practice pointers from experienced family law attorneys and a presiding judge.
  • The steps of a typical family law case, from the initial interview to post-judgment and appellate issues.
  • Pertinent case law, relevant statutes and the legal processes currently in place including: short calendar, family relations, discovery and dispute resolution.

Who Should Attend:
Young lawyers, general practitioners, and family lawyers, and anyone seeking to learn more about the skills and knowledge needed to practice family law.

Program Chairs:

David McGrath, Louden Caisse Hanney, Hartford

Kathryn Phillips, Nusbaum & Parrino PC, Westport

Mark Randall, Schoonmaker George & Blomberg PC, Old Greenwich


Speakers:

Honorable Gerard I. Adelman, Fairfield Judicial District, Presiding Judge

Barry F. Armata, Brown Paindiris & Scott LLP, Hartford

Steven R. Dembo, Berman Bourns Aaron & Dembo LLC, Hartford

Kristi A. Hanney, Louden Caisse Hanney, Hartford

Ross Kaufman, Siegel Reilly & Conlon LLC, Stamford

Keenan M. McMahon, Law Offices of Keenan McMahon, Westport

Aidan R. Welsh, Schoonmaker, George & Blomberg, PC, Greenwich

Sharon Wicks Dornfeld, Law Offices of Sharon Wicks Dornfeld, Danbury

 

Schedule:

  8:30 a.m.
 Registration/Breakfast 
  9:00 a.m.  Introductions
  9:15 a.m.  Initial Client Interview
  9:45 a.m.
 Filing an Action/Discovery
10:00 a.m.  Pendente Lite Motions/Financial Affidavits
10:30 a.m.
 Break
10:45 a.m.  Alimony & Property Division:
11:30 a.m.  Custody Issues/GAL/AMC/Family Relations
12:15 p.m.  Lunch
12:45 p.m  Mediation & Collaborative Divorce
  1:15 p.m.
 Post Judgment & Appeals
  2:00 p.m. Judicial Perspective: Questions & Answers
  2:30 p.m.  Adjourn

                  

Event Cost:  Member $149
                        Non-member $229
                        Law/Paralegal Student $79 (as space is available)


** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download.  Please note that refunds will not be granted with less than two business days notice.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information available upon request.