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Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009
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Reminder: Register for 19th Annual Family Law Conference, Nov. 6-7

This year's conference theme is "Federal Law in Family Law Matters."

The Massachusetts Bar Association's Family Law Section Council invites you to its 19th Annual Family Law Conference from Nov. 6-7 at the Chatham Bars Inn, 297 Shore Road, Chatham. This year's conference theme is "Federal Law in Family Law Matters."

Conference Schedule:

Friday, November 6
6 p.m.: Welcome/Reception
Co-sponsored by Barnstable County Bar Association

Saturday, November 7
7:30 a.m.: Breakfast & Registration
8:30 a.m.: Welcome & State of the Trial Court
9 a.m.: Session I - Issues of Interstate Custody
10:20 a.m.: Break
10:30 a.m.: Session II - The Hague Convention and Issues of International Custody
Noon: Lunch
1 p.m.: Session III - DOMA: What Hurdles Does DOMA Place in the Way of Same-Sex Married Couples and Those Who Are Divorcing?
2:20 p.m.: Session IV - Federal Tax Issues in Family Law
3:45 p.m.: Closing Remarks

Click here for a complete conference schedule.


MBA member 2008-09 admittees, paralegals and law students: $125
MBA Family Law Section (sponsoring) members: $180
Barnstable County Bar Association members: $200
All other MBA members: $200
Nonmembers: $250
Judges (to cover cost of lunch): $25

Room Rentals:

The MBA has set aside a limited number of rooms at Chatham Bars Inn at the special rate of $299/night. For room reservations and information, call (800) 527-4884.


For more information, or to register, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or click here.

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