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Advanced Skills and Techniques for Family Law Practice 2020

Product ID: CA3082W
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Endorsed by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Vow to meet the challenge

Family law cases can be as complicated as the dissolving families that seek their counsel. Advanced Skills and Techniques for Family Law Practice 2020 will address an array of issues that can arise as divorce attorneys help clients untie the knot.

Allocating what’s yours and mine

Divorce doesn’t just involve two people parting ways; it also involves the division of assets, and the calculation process can get tricky. Get tips for creating and defending marital property agreements. Know what sorts of income are available for support. Get creative suggestions for considering Social Security in property division.

Plus, ensure you understand the elements of a proper QDRO valuation and avoid common mistakes when assessing the value of a retirement plan for division.

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OnDemand seminar

Pricing

Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

6 CLE

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 02, 20208:30 AM - 2:45 PM CT

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Endorsed by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Vow to meet the challenge

Family law cases can be as complicated as the dissolving families that seek their counsel. Advanced Skills and Techniques for Family Law Practice 2020 will address an array of issues that can arise as divorce attorneys help clients untie the knot.

Allocating what’s yours and mine

Divorce doesn’t just involve two people parting ways; it also involves the division of assets, and the calculation process can get tricky. Get tips for creating and defending marital property agreements. Know what sorts of income are available for support. Get creative suggestions for considering Social Security in property division.

Plus, ensure you understand the elements of a proper QDRO valuation and avoid common mistakes when assessing the value of a retirement plan for division.

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Endorsed by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Vow to meet the challenge

Family law cases can be as complicated as the dissolving families that seek their counsel. Advanced Skills and Techniques for Family Law Practice 2020 will address an array of issues that can arise as divorce attorneys help clients untie the knot.

Allocating what’s yours and mine

Divorce doesn’t just involve two people parting ways; it also involves the division of assets, and the calculation process can get tricky. Get tips for creating and defending marital property agreements. Know what sorts of income are available for support. Get creative suggestions for considering Social Security in property division.

Plus, ensure you understand the elements of a proper QDRO valuation and avoid common mistakes when assessing the value of a retirement plan for division.

Read More ↓

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Program Planning Committee:

Deborah A. Asher
Asher Law Office
Chippewa Falls

Comm. Mark R. Fremgen
Dane County Circuit Court
Madison

David B. Karp – also presenting
Karp & Iancu, S.C.
Milwaukee

David S. Kowalski – also presenting
Kowalski Family Law LLC
Madison

Presenters:

Monica M. Chase
Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Government
Hayward

Jeremy T. Chavez
Thorpe & Christian, S.C.
Delavan

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

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

Annabelle Vang
Kowalski Family Law LLC
Madison

Grant G. Zielinski
Divorce Financial Solutions, LLC
Milwaukee

 

8:30 a.m. : Drafting and Challenging Marital Property Agreements

  • Compliance with Button fairness requirements
  • Proper financial disclosure
  • Considerations regarding appreciation, income, and maintenance
  • Changed circumstances
  • Disclosure of potential opportunities and financial changes

David S. Kowalski

9:30 a.m. : Overtrial and Attorney’s Fees

David B. Karp

10:00 a.m. : Break

10:15 a.m. : Advanced Evidentiary Issues

  • Family law presumptions – what burden and evidence to overcome them
  • Privileges (client, therapist, physician) – when can you breach them?
  • Admissibility of evidence – how to efficiently present to the Court

Margaret Wrenn Hickey

11:00 a.m. : QDRO Valuation

Grant G. Zielinski

11:45 a.m. : Lunch

12:45 p.m. : Social Security and Divorce: Key Things to Know

  • Basics of Social Security that you need to know
  • When is Social Security income available for support?
  • How to creatively (and lawfully) consider Social Security in property division

Carlton D. Stansbury

1:15 p.m. : Cultural Awareness and Impact in Family Law

  • Overview of family dynamics and customs in varying cultures and their impact on family court matters

Monica M. Chase, Jeremy T. Chavez, Anabelle Vang

2:45 p.m. : Program Concludes

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

  • Assess the value of parties' retirement plans for division in divorce
  • Draft and defend marital property agreements
  • Recognize overtrial and address attorney fees accordingly
  • Understand the presumptions, privileges, and admissibility of evidence in family law
  • Account for social security in property division
  • Understand how cultural norms impact family court matters
  • Family law attorneys
  • Children and the Law Section members
  • General practitioners

Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook

Save 20% on Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook.* Plus, all seminar attendees receive a free two-week trial of the Books UnBound® version. Streamline your practice with the Handbook’s systematic approach for handling divorce and family law cases. Eliminate unnecessary meetings and get the information you need!

Use discount code CA3082 when you order online or by calling (800) 728-7788.

*Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

The Family Law Section is pleased to offer three full scholarships to section members to attend the live webcast of Advanced Skills and Techniques for Family Law Practice 2020 on December 2, 2020. Applicants must be within five years of their graduation date from law school. Find more information and the application here. Deadline to apply is Friday, November 6. Questions? Please contact Section Coordinator Jane Corkery.

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