A Family Law Introduction: Divorce & Custody 101

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A Family Law Introduction: Divorce & Custody 101

from 10.00

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Via Webinar


  • Monica Dooner, Senior Attorney - Family Law Unit,  Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

  • Laurence Chamberlain, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Services of Northeastern Minnesota


This training is designed as an introduction to common family law issues for attorneys who are new to family law practice or for pro bono attorneys who are working on or encountering family law issues in cases or clinics. It will be geared more towards issue identification and responding to questions than handling a case from start to finish.

Topics covered in the Divorce training will include: rights & responsibilities of the parties, financial issues, dividing and dealing with jointly owned property and debts, and post-divorce issues such as contempt and spousal maintenance issues.

Topics covered in the Custody training will include: types of custody, requests to change an existing custody order, resolving disputes between parents, contempt.

Questions are welcomed and encouraged.

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Divorce

12:30 – 1:30 pm: Custody

CLE: 2.0 hours of Minnesota Standard CLE credit will be applied for.

Registration Closes: Wednesday, January 25 at 9:30 am. Cancellations must be received by this date, or you will be charged.

Law Students: $10
Legal Services Staff: $20 (enter promo code "jan25" at checkout)
LSAC Grantees: $20
Volunteer Attorneys, Non-Profits and Government Employees: $30
Others: $40

Attorneys Seeking Emeritus Status: FREE (to register email Ann at aconroy@mnlegalservices.org)
Minnesota Volunteer Law Students: FREE (to register email Ann at aconroy@mnlegalservices.org)

Don't forget: Legal Services Staff must enter the promo code "jan25" in the promo code field at checkout in order to have their program billed for the cost of this training. After the code is entered, simply skip the fields asking for credit card information.

Questions? Contact Ann at aconroy@mnlegalservices.org

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