Candid Discussions Between Bench and Bar Regarding Custody in Today's Courts
6 Hours of MCLE & Legal Specialization Credit
Monday, October 22nd
The State Bar of California
845 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Monday October 22, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
800 West Olympic Blvd, #A135
Los Angeles, CA 90015
RSVP by October 15, 2018
The current and past Chair of the Family Law Section would like to invite you to the Mixer and Networking Event being held after the Essentials program in Los Angeles. Take advantage of this free opportunity to meet other family law practitioners and to familiarize yourself with the advantages of the Family Law Section membership. All active family law attorneys are invited to attend - current section membership not required. Light appetizers and hosted bar.
LACBA Family Law Section is a proud sponsor of the Family Law Essentials Program.
ACFLS is a proud sponsor of the Family Law Essentials Program and Networking Event.
If you would like to attend the networking event, please email your RSVP to: FamilyLaw@CALawyers.org.
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Thursday, October 18, 2018, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
This program offers 1 hour participatory MCLE credit and 1 hour legal specialization credit in Family Law. You must register in advance to participate.
In this advanced webinar, the speaker will discuss select hot topics including case law pertaining to survivor benefits, drafting appropriate MSA language, issuing subpoenas to retirement plans, new laws that apply to military benefits, and how to identify a potential community interest in stock options.
Moderator: Kelly Robbins
Speaker: Elizabeth Van Clief
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
This program offers 1 hour participatory MCLE credit and 1 hour legal specialization in Family Law. You must register in advance to participate.
Don’t you think it would be great to pick up a few pieces of information that might make your experience in the courtroom better? Are you committing ‘faux pas’ and don’t even know it? Well, come find out what judges up and down the state wish you knew and improve your courtroom performance.
Speaker: Hon. Erin Childs
Moderator: Stephen Hamilton
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
Divorce is often a long and complicated process even between couples of the same nationality, but the problems grow exponentially when couples have connections to different countries. With divorce rates still hovering at 50% globally, and increasing numbers of people with spouses from another country, Global Family Wealth Strategist Joan Crain explores the issues when, inevitably, some cross-border marriages breakdown. Key issues include:
Speaker: Joan Crain
Are you a Section member who wants to be reminded of all the benefits? Do you have a colleague on the fence about joining the Section? Being a Family Law Section member offers a number of great benefits. Read More
NOTE: The entire opinion of each the following cases may be located at http://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions-slip.htm.
In re Marriage of Macilwaine 18 DJDAR 8490 (8-22-18) (DCA 1)
The Family Law Section is a sponsor of the radio program “Know Your Legal Rights” hosted in the Bay Area by San Mateo Deputy District Attorney Chuck Finney. Mr. Finney welcomes attorneys and other professionals to talk about hot legal topics on a weekly basis. He routinely hosts members of FlexCom and other family law attorneys to educate the public on burgeoning issues important to our practice. FlexCom thanks Mr. Finney for providing our Section with this forum over the years.
If you are interested in listening to prior broadcasts focused on family law issues, the State Bar website now has a list that dates all the way back to when the Section first started sponsoring the program. Visit the our Your Legal Rights page for additional details. For an entire list of podcasts hosted by Mr. Finney, please see HERE.
Continuing Education of the Bar, California (CEB) is extending some special discount offers to our section. As a member of the Section, you're eligible for:
Information about the section dues rebate program can be found on the CEB Web site.
View Family Law Section programs over the internet for participatory MCLE credit . Choose from hundreds of hours of official State Bar of California MCLE programs. For more information, see streaming audio and video, and select Family Law Be sure to check out CLEtoGo , downloadable podcasts you can listen to while commuting.
Who said family law lawyers weren’t social? A reminder, our Family Law Section is on Facebook and Twitter - join us! The Section sees social media as another way to connect our members with information as it develops. Stay in touch with us to learn about the great work being done by Section members across the state. You can Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter at the links below.
Family Law Section
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