MBA On Demand

Divorce Basics: A View from the Bench and Bar

Divorce practice ranks among the most demanding, complex and challenging areas of law. With an abundance of new lawyers entering solo practice and taking divorce work, counsel must be prepared to address a wide array of issues -- from asset valuation and division, to child custody matters, to taxation -- often in a high-pressure, deadline-driven arena.

This course will teach you how to determine the facts of your client's case, select appropriate avenues of relief and parry your opponent's strategies while you become familiar with relevant statutes, rules and leading cases you can use to achieve positive results for your client. Specific topics will include:

  • Initiating representation;
  • Obtaining temporary orders;
  • Discovery;
  • Pretrial conferences and case management conferences;
  • Trial preparation;
  • Case law update; and
  • Alimony reform update.
Faculty:

Calvin Heinle, Esq., program chair
Ginsburg Leshin Gibbs & Jones, LLP, Wellesley

Hon. Maureen Monks
Middlesex Probate and Family Court, Cambridge

Elizabeth Killeen, Esq.
Atwood & Cherny, PC, Boston

Ross Venables, Esq.
Burden, Sidgwick & Venables, LLC Newton

Sponsoring Sections:

Family Law Section

MBA On Demand System Requirements
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On Demand On Demand
Presentation Date: March 1, 2012
Runtime: 2:30.00
CODE: FLD12
NOTE: This is an On Demand product.
With registration for this product you can conveniently watch an archived MBA program from the comfort of your home or office, at a time that suits your schedule. When you register, you will receive a permanent link to the program in addition to the program's ePublication. Your My Resources profile will also contain permanent links to both products if you wish you review the program's archived presentation. The archived version of this program will not be available until after the date of the on-site program.

MBA On Demand System Requirements
Click here to review On Demand system requirements and an On Demand product demonstration.
With registration you will receive the following resource package: Permanent links to program's e-publication and On Demand presentation are located in your My Resources profile.
The MBA only offers Certificates of Attendance to individuals who attend education programs in person. Certificates are not available for participation in recorded On Demand and Real-time Webcasts.
Registration
MBA Sponsoring Section$80.00
MBA Paralegals$40.00
MBA Law Student$40.00
MBA New Admittee$40.00
MBA Member$115.00
Non-member$160.00

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ePublication: Divorce Basics
Publication: Divorce Basics
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