2010 Mo Bar Solo and Small Firm Conference
Topic: Family Law

Calming the Family Storm: Strategies and Remedies for Dealing with Domestic Violence Issues in Family Law Cases

Thursday, June 10
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Speaker: Jill Katz

Moderator: Tina Crow Halcomb

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Border Wars: Interstate Issues Dealing with Choice of Law and Conflicts of Law Issues in Family Law Matters

Thursday, June 10
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Speakers: Corinne Corley, Judge Doug Beach

Moderator: Jason Conkright

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?: The Impact of the Economic Downturn on Divorcing Clients

Thursday, June 10
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Speakers:Robert Blackwell, Larry Swall

Moderator:Jeremiah Kidwell

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Parenting Across the Miles: New or Modified Custody Orders in Relocation and Virtual Visitation Matters

Thursday, June 10
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Speakers: Jill Katz, Kathleen Bird

Moderator: Mary Lou Martin

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Yours, Mine, Ours & Theirs: Remarriage, Blended Families, and the Impact of the Reconfigured Family on Estate and Trust Issues

Friday, June 11
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Speakers: Joe Kodner, Ellen Harmon

Moderator: Mary Lou Martin

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Uncontested Family Law Matters – Forms, Procedures and Rules

Friday, June 11
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Speakers: Mike Watkins, Lydia Carson

Moderator: Bill Perkins

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How to Be the Last One Standing: Examining Dueling Experts and Preparing Other Witnesses in Contested Family Law Cases

Friday, June 11
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Speaker: Cary Mogerman

Moderator: Lisa Mayer

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Preparing Your Expert to Testify in a Dissolution of Marriage Case: A Brief and Concise Primer (10 pages)


Adoptions: International and Domestic Including Grandparents and Step-Parents

Friday, June 11
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Speakers: Allan Stewart, Rudy Rivera

Moderator: Alexandra Hutchings

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Family Law Issues

Saturday, June 12
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Leader: Karl Timmerman

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Due to the nature of this program, no materials are available.