At the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ Columbus Day Seminar—powered by IICLE®— esteemed family law practitioners and judges will address the latest critical changes to Illinois family law. Get crucial tax and case law updates. Become skilled at appealing a DCFS case and handling relocation issues. Understand the importance of diversity and inclusion in your family law practice. Learn how to effectively handle remote court appearances.
The 2019 Columbus Day seminar addresses the latest critical changes to Illinois family law, including thorough tax and case law updates. Learn how to use information on decision-making to obtain desired outcomes and how to make the best decisions (even under stress!). Understand exactly how DCFS Investigations work and hear from a panel of guardians ad litem, child reps, and judges.
Learn best practices for handling various types of evidence in family law cases. From start to finish, this course offers crucial insights into essential principles of evidence in the context of a family law case, including the rule against hearsay, common foundational issues at trial, authenticating digital evidence, the preservation of evidence, and perspectives from judges in a multitude of Illinois jurisdictions on how to handle evidence issues in the courtroom.
Focused on complex financial testimony in a divorce case from the varied perspectives of the proponent, opponent, and judge, this course covers: income/cash flow for determining support; marital and non-marital characterization of assets and forensic tracing; effectively using lifestyle analyses in court; and crucial ethical issues in preparing for and going to trial.