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Working Through the Maze of the New Guardianship for Minors

Product ID: SA7988

Be prepared for the August 1 effective date of 2019 Act 109! Read More ↓

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Member $109.00

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1.5 CLE, 1.5 GALF, 1.5 GALMIN

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Thursday, July 30, 202012:00 PM - 1:15 PM CT

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Be prepared for the August 1 effective date of 2019 Act 109! Read More ↓

Beth Lauck is Chair of the Children and the Law Section of the State Bar for 2020-2021 and a Staff Attorney of Kids Matter Inc. Beth represents petitioners in minor private guardianship proceedings. Kids Matter Inc.’s director was part of the minor guardianship legislative study committee that met in 2018 to recommend legislation that led to 2019 Act 109.

Deanna Weiss is the Legislative Committee Co-Chair for the Children & the Law Section of the State Bar and Chief Staff Attorney for the Guardian ad Litem Division of the the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee, Inc. She has worked in the area of CHIPS, TPR, and guardianship cases for the past 22 years. Prior to this, Ms. Weiss worked in the public sector in the area of child support, poverty and health care issues as well as in a private law firm handling family and workers’ compensation cases. Deanna Weiss was named the Wisconsin Law Journal 's 2012 Leader in the Law.

Henry Plum of Henry Plum Law Office serves as co-chair of the legislative committee for the Children and Law section of the State Bar and was actively involved in the developing of this legislation. He has worked in the area of CHIPS, TPRs and Guardianship as both a practitioner and special prosecutor representing various county agencies. In addition, he has conducted numerous seminars throughout the state for the Courts and lawyers as well as County agencies on related areas involving Chapter 48 and 938.

  • Learn how to file an appropriate guardianship petition depending on the minor’s and parent’s circumstances.
  • Adjust to the changes in the Guardian ad Litem role and responsibilities
  • Learn how to represent a respondent or petitioner
  • Understand how to effectively participate in the hearing.

This webinar is presented by the Children and the Law Section and is available to members and law school students for free.

To join the Children and the Law Section, please go to Join the Section.

A recording of the presentation will be available on the Children and the Law web page for members. CLE credit is not available for viewing the recording without attending the live web cast.

Advanced registration is required.

Three Easy Ways to Register:

  • Online
  • Call the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Customer Service Department at (800) 728-7788
  • Download the registration form and mail it to State Bar of Wisconsin,  P.O. Box 7158, Madison, WI 53707-7158

We will be applying for 1.5 CLE and GAL credits with The Board of Bar Examiners. 

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