Advanced Skills and Techniques for Family Law Practice 2019

Product ID: CA2940R
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Co-produced with the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Untying the knot

Family law issues can resemble a tangled web—a web that’s complicated by individuals with differing emotions and conflicting goals. Advanced Skills and Techniques for Family Law Practice will give experienced attorneys new tools for resolving sensitive, high-stakes family law cases without losing their own peace of mind.

Get the answer right the first time

Interstate moves involving children raise challenging legal questions, and children’s lives can literally be uprooted in the process. Learn how to preemptively spot potential UCCJEA issues, so as to minimize any harmful effects on children caught in the middle of a custody dispute. Stop drawn-out fights over money by learning how to calculate and divide income and benefits in a divorce action.

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Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

6.5 CLE, 1 LAU

Date and Time

Friday, November 15, 20198:30 AM - 4:20 PM CT

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Co-produced with the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Untying the knot

Family law issues can resemble a tangled web—a web that’s complicated by individuals with differing emotions and conflicting goals. Advanced Skills and Techniques for Family Law Practice will give experienced attorneys new tools for resolving sensitive, high-stakes family law cases without losing their own peace of mind.

Get the answer right the first time

Interstate moves involving children raise challenging legal questions, and children’s lives can literally be uprooted in the process. Learn how to preemptively spot potential UCCJEA issues, so as to minimize any harmful effects on children caught in the middle of a custody dispute. Stop drawn-out fights over money by learning how to calculate and divide income and benefits in a divorce action.

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Co-produced with the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Untying the knot

Family law issues can resemble a tangled web—a web that’s complicated by individuals with differing emotions and conflicting goals. Advanced Skills and Techniques for Family Law Practice will give experienced attorneys new tools for resolving sensitive, high-stakes family law cases without losing their own peace of mind.

Get the answer right the first time

Interstate moves involving children raise challenging legal questions, and children’s lives can literally be uprooted in the process. Learn how to preemptively spot potential UCCJEA issues, so as to minimize any harmful effects on children caught in the middle of a custody dispute. Stop drawn-out fights over money by learning how to calculate and divide income and benefits in a divorce action.

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Daniel P. Bestul
Duxstad & Bestul, S.C.
Monroe

David A. Blumberg
Law Office of David A Blumberg
Milwaukee

James Brigham
Dane County Sheriff’s Office
Madison

Comm. Mark R. Fremgen
Dane County Circuit Court
Madison

Kathleen M. Healy
Di Renzo & Bomier LLC
Neenah

Meghan E. Healy
Di Renzo & Bomier LLC
Neenah

Margaret Wrenn Hickey
Becker, Hickey & Poster, S.C.
Milwaukee

David B. Karp
Karp & Iancu, S.C.
Milwaukee

Comm. Thomas A. Kolpien
Rock County Family Court
Janesville

David S. Kowalski
Kowalski Family Law LLC
Madison

Alison H. S. Krueger
Nelson, Krueger & Millenbach LLC
Wauwatosa

Carlton D. Stansbury
Burbach & Stansbury, S.C.
Milwaukee

Hon. David P. Wilk
Kenosha County Circuit Court
Kenosha

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Critical UCCJEA Problems: Getting the Answer Right the First Time

  • Is there a foolproof system to screen for UCCJEA issues?
  • Is ‘home state’ the only basis for asserting initial custody jurisdiction?
  • Can a child’s ‘home state’ ever not matter?
  • Can a state be a ‘home state’ if the child has been temporarily absent from it?
  • What happens to custody jurisdiction when a child moves to a new home state?
  • When and how can a state lose its exclusive continuing jurisdiction?
  • Is there a role for counsel in UCCJEA conferences between judges in different states?
  • Are there special rules for enforcing another state’s ex parte custody order?
  • Can next-day enforcement of a sister-state’s custody order actually happen?

David A. Blumberg, Carlton D. Stansbury

10:30 a.m. : Break

10:45 a.m. : Whatcha Gonna Do? Addressing Bad Conduct by Litigants or Attorneys in a Family Matter

  • Tips from attorneys on how they address bad conduct of a client
  • Strategies to use in dealing with bad conduct by opposing counsel
  • How do the courts address bad conduct by litigants and counsel in a family matter

Comm. Mark R. Fremgen, Kathleen M. Healy, Meghan E. Healy, David B. Karp, Comm. Thomas A. Kolpien

11:55 a.m. : Lunch (on your own)

12:55 p.m. : Availability and Allocation of Military Benefits

  • Income available for support
  • Additional benefits and restrictions for former spouses
  • Calculation and division of military retired pay
  • Allocation of disability and other benefits

David S. Kowalski

1:55 p.m. : Advanced Evidentiary Issues – What Judges Want to See

  • Social media admissibility - relevance, hearsay, foundation, authentication
  • Testimony from counselors and therapists
  • Use of police reports, restraining orders and DOC records
  • Physical evidence
  • Financial records

Margaret Wrenn Hickey, Alison H. S. Krueger, Hon. David Wilk

3:20 p.m. : Ensuring Personal Safety for Family Law Attorneys

  • Creating a safety plan for your office
  • Handling angry clients: listening skills, boundaries, assault awareness
  • Safe meeting places and practices in and out of the office
  • Managing aggression with situational control, words, and logic
  • Reaction to courtroom outbursts
  • Safety in the courtroom

Daniel P. Bestul, James Brigham

4:20 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Get in front of potential UCCJEA issues
  • Make sense of calculating and dividing military benefits
  • Present evidence in the way judges want to see
  • Receive tools to address bad conduct between parties or from opposing counsel
  • Recognize the signs of an unstable, potentially dangerous individual
  • Devise a safety plan for you and your office
  • Family Law Section members
  • Family law attorneys
  • Children and the Law Section members
  • General practitioners

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