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Family Law Institute

The 2019 IICLE® Family Law Institute will get you up to date on important issues facing matrimonial attorneys. Learn how to get and prevent deviations from child support and maintenance guidelines, prepare and cross-examine financial affidavits, and conduct thorough dissipation analyses even when new methods of online payment are involved. Understand the implications of the new Collaborative Practice, relocation/removal, and isolation of therapists statutes. Increase your ability to effectively handle social media evidence. Get practice tips for communicating with your LGBTQ clients and their children.
  • Credits: 2.5 General, 1 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 3 Other PR
  • Product ID: P9011-19U
  • Original Program Date: 4/11/2019
  • Formats:
    • Audio Download
    • e-learn
    • DVD


Expires: April 1, 2021
Program Moderators: Anna Markley BushBush & Heise, Barrington
Gloria E. Block Hoffenberg & Block, LLC, Chicago

Deviation from Maintenance and Child Support Guidelines 
Understand the devastating effects that the new child support calculations are having on many parents. Learn how to get (or prevent) deviations from the guidelines. 
Hon. Pamela E. Loza, Circuit Court of Cook County , Chicago 

Preparing and Cross-Examining the Financial Affidavit 
(1.0 Professional Responsibility)
Learn how to properly and ethically prepare the financial affidavit, which is one of the most important documents in your client’s divorce case, so that you may avoid sanctions. Get practice tips for cross-examining the affidavit. 
Candace L. Meyers, Beermann, LLP , Chicago 

Dissipation Analysis Given New Methods of Payment 
Formerly, attorneys could review check registers and credit card statements to figure out how parties were spending money. However, payment methods have changed dramatically. Understand how to conduct a thorough dissipation analysis given the new methods of how people pay for things (including Zelle, PayPal, etc.) which are not as easily trackable. 
Bridget Storrs Davis BergerSchatz, Chicago 
Joe Modica, CPA, CVA, MAFF, Joseph Modica & Associates, Ltd., Mundelein

Local Relocation and Removal
The Statute says 25 miles… Learn exactly what that means and get practical tips for which mapping services support your client’s interpretation of that law. 
Miriam CooperLaw Office of Miriam Cooper & Associates, LLC , Rolling Meadows

The New Collaborative Practice Act and an Overview of Collaborative Practice 
(0.5 Professional Responsibility) 
Learn more about the new Collaborative Practice Act from one of the trailblazers of collaborative practice in family law in Illinois. Understand how to use the Act to encourage settlement and help resolve your clients’ cases in the most amicable, efficient way possible. 
Anna Markley BushBush & Heise, Barrington

“Isolation” of Therapists under Section 607.6 of the IMDMA 
(1.0 Professional Responsibility) 
Is the Section 607.6 provision “good” or “bad”? What do its confidentiality clauses actually mean? Learn how to ethically deal with counselors under the statute and effectively negotiate custody and guardian ad litem issues.
Gloria E. BlockHoffenberg & Block, LLC, Chicago
Dr. David FinnAssociates in Human Development Counseling, LLC ,  Arlington Heights 

Social Media Update
(0.5 Professional Responsibility) 
Facebook, SnapChat, Instagram… the list goes on and on… Learn how to get social media posts into evidence. 
Rebecca L. Zeilenga, Law Offices of Rebecca Zeilenga, Rolling Meadows

Understanding and Communicating with LGBTQ and Transgender Colleagues, Clients and Children 
(1.0 Diversity & Inclusion Professional Responsibility) 
Increase your understanding about the most respectful manner for communicating with LGBTQ and transgender colleagues and clients. Develop sensitivity to challenges in communicating with transgender children during custody proceedings. 
Kelly L. George, LCPC, Director of Professional Development, Live Oak, Inc., Chicago
Russell M. Reid, 
Hoffenberg & Block, LLC , Chicago


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