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Separation Agreements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly CLE (EYL170501)
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When: Monday, May 1, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06051
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Young Lawyer Section

Seminar Code: EYL170501

CLE Credit
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (2.0 Professional Practice)

About the Program
Separation agreements are the most common tool used to resolve a divorce case. It is imperative that the drafting of this document is precise, clear, and effectively sets forth the intention of the parties. Often times issues with these agreements do not become clear until years down the road. This program will offer tips and tools for drafting agreements to prevent post-judgment issues, provide explanation and guidance about tax, support and asset division issues, and provide examples of common dilemmas and mistakes in drafting agreements in a dissolution matter. Protect your clients and protect yourself.

You Will Learn

·         Strategies, tips and tools to implement in drafting agreements to prevent post-judgment issues

·         Common dilemmas and mistakes in drafting agreements--and how to avoid them

·         Red flags to look out for when reviewing agreements drafted by other attorneys

Who Should Attend
Any attorney in the field of family law, whether they have been practicing for years or just starting out. New attorneys will learn about issues in drafting separation agreements they can share with attorneys they work with and use in their own practice. Experienced attorneys will learn about some common pitfalls they may or may not have encountered in their practice as the field of family law changes. Attorneys outside the family law field will benefit as well if they review separation agreements in conjunction with other fields, such as estate planning and tax law.


 Thamar Esperance-Smith
Greater Hartford Legal Aid
 Elizabeth K. Moran
Schoonmaker George & Blomberg PC
Old Greenwich


Barbara D. Aaron Norman Roberts
 Barbara D. Aaron
Berman Bourns Aaron
& Dembo LLC
  Norman Roberts
Law Offices of
Norman A Roberts LLC
 Aidan Welsh
Schoonmaker George
& Blomberg PC
Old Greenwich


(Includes a light dinner and parking in the public garage at 35 Bank St)

Member $75, Non-Member $125,
Student Member $25 

Materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request



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