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MoBar

7.6

MCLE hours

CLE

49 Years of Excellence

Live

Kansas City

February 5, 2010 Embassy Suites – Plaza

St. Louis

February 19, 2010 Holiday Inn Airport West   Video Replays

Kirksville

March 18, 2010 Days Inn

Springfield

March 18, 2010 Hampton Inn & Suites

Jefferson City

March 19, 2010 The Missouri Bar Center

Sikeston

March 19, 2010 Comfort Inn & Suites

About the Program

  From the moment your divorce client walks into your office, you have a challenge on your hands. Divorces are tricky, with many issues to consider from financial to emotional. Knowing where to turn, what to request, and the questions to ask can make or break the case in your favor.   Whether you are just beginning to handle dissolutions, or you are a veteran who could benefit from practice pointers, forms, checklists and tips, you won’t want to miss this program. Register today!

Family Law Essentials Divorce, Custody, & Finance


Moderators: Barbara E. Hecht, Barbara E. Hecht, PC (Kansas City) Elizabeth Harris Christmas, Law Offices of E. H. Christmas (St. Louis)

Commentators: Gary D. Briggs, Law Offices of Briggs & Reuschel, LLC (Kirksville) Carlia S. Waite, The Waite Law Firm, LLC (Springfield) M. Todd Miller, Law Office of Todd Miller, LLC (Jefferson City) Samuel Roberts Barker, Susanna Wesley Legal Division (Sikeston) 8:00

Registration

8:30

Evaluating the Client and the Case: Initial Interview and Considerations A discussion of establishing the attorney-client relationship; evaluating your client and your client’s case; understanding the client’s objectives; what issues will be in conflict; entering into fee agreements; commencing the action; making decisions on initial filing; and creating realistic expectations. Speakers: Scott M. Mann, Evans & Mullinix, P.A. (Kansas City) Cynthia Moseley Fox, Attorney at Law (St. Louis)

9:30

Custody Issues That You Must Know Types of custody; third-party custody; standing; involuntary termination of parental rights; age appropriate parenting plans; custody proceedings; enforcing custody orders; emergency custody; appeals of custody determinations; parent alienation. Speakers: David G. Bandre´, Bandre´ Hunt & Snider, LLC (Kansas City) Sarah S. Pleban, Attorney at Law (St. Louis)

10:15 Refreshment Break 10:30 What Every Family Law Practitioner Needs to Know about Support A discussion of Missouri’s current child support guidelines; Form 14 issues; spousal support issues; discovery; post-majority support. Speaker: Daniel J. Pingelton, Pingelton Law Office (Both Locations) 11:30 Negotiating and Drafting Settlement Agreements An overview of pretrial and settlement conferences; options for alternative dispute resolution; settlement considerations; how to draft a settlement agreement. Speakers: Jeffrey S. Royer, Attorney at Law (Kansas City) Michael C. Todt, Todt & Ryan, LLC (St. Louis) 12:15 Lunch (on your own) 1:30

Financial Aspects of Marital Dissolution I. Financial Accounting Framework II. Tax Considerations In Settlement III. QDRO’s Speaker: Ronald C. Thiewes, Law Office of Ronald C. Thiewes, LLC (Both Locations)

2:45

Refreshment Break

3:00

IV. Transmutation of Assets V. Tracing Assets VI. Value of Closely Held and “Family” Businesses Speaker: Ronald C. Thiewes

4:00

Refreshment Break

4:10

VII. “Double Dipping” VIII. “Human Capital” and Personal Goodwill Speaker: Ronald C. Thiewes

4:45

Adjourn

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Family Law Essentials: Divorce, Custody, & Finance

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Send payment to: The Missouri Bar, P.O. Box 119, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119, phone toll-free at 1-888-253-6013 or 573-635-4128, FAX 573-659-8931. Paid registrations may be received by mail, phone, fax, or online at www.mobarcle.org. Please make payment by check, credit card or debit card. The Missouri Bar does NOT accept cash. Name_________________________________________________ Address _________________________________________________ P.O. Box _________________________________________________ City/State/Zip_____________________________________________ Phone _________________________ Fax ______________________ Bar Number (if admitted in Missouri) ____________________________ E-Mail __________________________________________________ Name as it should appear on badge____________________________ m Check m Am.Exp.  m MasterCard

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Register Early! To reserve seating and written materials, please register seven days in advance of the seminar you plan to attend. Walk-in registrants are welcome. Please call us to ensure seating availability. The Missouri Bar does NOT accept cash. Register online: Check out our website and online catalog at www.mobarcle.org Register by phone: Toll-free at 1-888-253-6013 or 573-635-4128 Register by fax: Fax your registration to 573-659-8931. Please include your MasterCard, VISA, Discover, or American Express information. Register by mail: Send the completed registration form with payment to The Missouri Bar, CLE Department, P.O. Box 119, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119. On-Site registration: Only if space and materials are available. We strongly recommend you fax your registration by the Friday before the program. We cannot accept cash payments at the door — checks or credit cards only!

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$189 — Lawyer $165 — New lawyer admitted in Missouri after 1/1/07 Free — Season Pass Holder $ 75 — Course materials only

Program Dates & Locations Live m February 5, 2010 Kansas City Embassy Suites – Plaza 220 W. 43rd St. 816-756-1720

m February 19, 2010 St. Louis Holiday Inn Airport West 3400 Rider Trail South 314-824-1013

Video Replays m March 18, 2010 Kirksville Days Inn 3805 S. Baltimore 660-665-8244

m March 19, 2010 Jefferson City The Missouri Bar Center 326 Monroe St. 573-635-4128

m March 18, 2010 Springfield Hampton Inn & Suites 2750 N. Glenstone Ave. 417-869-5548

m March 19, 2010 Sikeston Comfort Inn & Suites 109 Matthews Lane 573-472-0197

Course materials: Prepared by the speakers. Credit: This program qualifies for 7.6 MCLE credit hours. Kansas credit has been applied for. Comments, Suggestions & Inquiries: Contact The Missouri Bar, CLE Department, P.O. Box 119, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119; phone toll-free at 1-888-253-6013 or 573-635-4128; fax 573-659-8931. Special accommodations: If you need special accommodations addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Becky Brenneke at 573-638-2237 at least two weeks prior to the seminar date. Cancellations: We know you are busy! A colleague may attend in your place if he or she could have registered at the same price. If you are unable to attend a program, cancellation of registration must be received in writing by MoBarCLE no later than 2 business days (MondayFriday) after the program concludes. Otherwise, you will receive the course materials in full consideration of tuition paid.

A Word of Thanks Those who plan and teach MoBarCLE seminars are volunteers. Their generous contributions of time, talent, and energy make this and every MoBarCLE seminar a success. We deeply appreciate their work.

The Missouri Bar continues to encourage all its members, including women and minorities, to participate in the presentation of MoBarCLE programs.


The Missouri Bar P.O. Box 119 Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119

Family Law Essentials Divorce, Custody, & Finance

MoBar

7.6

CLE

MCLE hours

49 Y ears of Excellence

  Live

February 5, 2010

February 19, 2010

Embassy Suites – Plaza 220 W. 43rd St. 816-756-1720

Holiday Inn Airport West 3400 Rider Trail South 314-824-1013

Kansas City

St. Louis

Parking: Complimentary self-parking will be available in the Embassy Suites parking garage and parking lot. If you are unable to park in the designated areas, MoBarCLE is not responsible for reimbursement of parking

    Video Replays

March 18, 2010

March 19, 2010

Days Inn 3805 S. Baltimore 660-665-8244

The Missouri Bar Center 326 Monroe St. 573-635-4128

Kirksville

Jefferson City

March 18, 2010

March 19, 2010

Hampton Inn & Suites 2750 N. Glenstone Ave. 417-869-5548

Comfort Inn & Suites 109 Matthews Lane 573-472-0197

Springfield

Nonprofit Org. U.S. POSTAGE PAID Jefferson City, MO Permit No. 312

Sikeston

Family Law Essentials Divorce, Custody, & Finance

MoBarCLE Family Law Essentials  

MoBarCLE 2010 Family Law Essentials continuing legal education program. Register online: www.mobarcle.org

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