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Register for the Oct. 26-27 Annual Family Law Conference in Lenox

Conference to feature alimony reform discussion, more judges than ever before and legal experts in a board range of specialties

The Massachusetts Bar Association's Family Law Section Council invites you to its 22nd Annual Family Law Conference at the Cranwell Resort in Lenox -- featuring more judges than ever before as well as a discussion on the new alimony reform bill, six months after its enactment.

This conference will provide you with a unique opportunity to meet judges, socialize with colleagues and update your skills as you learn techniques and gain insights from our distinguished panel members consisting of judges and legal experts from a broad range of specialties. Learn more about conference programming from Family Law Conference Co-Chairs Marc E. Fitzgerald and Michael I. Flores in a recent Lawyers Journal article.

Friday, Oct. 26

  • 3 p.m. -- Registration
  • 4 p.m. -- Child Support Guidelines Task Force Review and Recent Case Update
  • 6 p.m. -- Welcome Reception

Saturday, Oct 27

  • 7:30 a.m. -- Breakfast and Registration
  • 8:30 a.m. -- Welcome and State of the Trial Court
  • 9 a.m. Session I: The New Era of Alimony -- Alimony One Year After the Alimony Reform Act
    10:30 a.m. -- Break
  • 10:45 a.m. Session II: Demystifying the GAL Process -- Explanation and Preparation for your Client
  • Noon -- Lunch
  • 1 p.m. Session III: Parenting Plans Focusing on the Best Interests of the Children
  • 3 p.m. -- Closing Remarks

Click here to register.
Click here
for a full conference schedule and faculty list.

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