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2008 Family Law Institute Beaver Run Resort

SESSION 7: Special Needs Parents (with Sorensen component) • Review of adult disorders that impact parenting • Model for assessment of special needs/special problem parents • Model for assessment of special needs parents • Implications of the Sorensen case for attorneys, judges and mental health professionals

SESSION 8: Errors or Differences in Judgment? – How to Compare and Assess the Quality of a Business Appraisal • How do you distinguish between fundamental errors and differing assumptions by experts • Under what circumstances should the business be valued and how is this process initiated? What should you expect from the process? • What are the key components of a

Presented by Kathy Henken, Psy.D. and

business appraisal that you should

Susan Elkins, Esq.

expect to encounter? • What elements of the appraisal are appraisers likely to disagree about? What is accepted methodology and what isn't? Presented by Preston Hofer, CPA, Peter Franklin, Esq. and Shari Lutz, CPA Moderated by Yvonne Zuber, CPA

DAY 2 AGENDA - SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2008 continued ... BREAKOUT SESSIONS RESUME (Note: please make your selections on the registration page)

10:30 - 11:30 am

SESSION 9: Essentials of Adoption Law

  • Who may be adopted?

  • Who may adopt?

  • Agency adoptions

  • Venue

  • Consent

  • Kinship Adoptions, step parent adoptions, Custodial Adoptions

  • Indian Child Welfare Act

Presented by Rajesh Kukreja, Esq.

11:30 - 1:00 pm

Luncheon – The Best and Worst of the Past, Present and Future Presented by Robert Hinds, Jr., Esq. and Dana Cogan, MD

BREAKOUT SESSIONS RESUME (Note: please make your selections on the registration page)

1:00 - 2:30 pm

SPECIAL NEEDS: PUTTING IT TOGETHER - FAMILY LAW TRACK AND JUVENILE LAW TRACK

  • Parenting plans when there are special needs children and/or special needs adults

  • Developing creative and child centered solutions

  • Alternative approaches

SESSION 10A:

SESSION 10B:

Developing

Developing Child

Child Centered

Centered Plans

Plans within

for Families of

Juvenile Law for

Divorce with

Families with

Special Needs

Special Needs

Presented by

and Problems

Les Katz, Psy.D.

Presented by

and Randall

Robert Wolfsohn,

Mustain-Wood,

Psy.D.

Esq.

SESSION 11: Non-traditional Family Issues

  • Census Report – Colorado Demographics and Economic Snapshot – Focusing on same sex couples raising children in Colorado.

  • An Overview of Federal and State Laws (focusing on Colorado and neighboring states) regarding issues related to same sex couples. Example: How would Colorado courts manage a case dealing with the dissolution of a marriage of a gay couple married in Massachusetts? How do domestic partnerships differ from civil unions and how do civil unions differ from marriages?

  • Working Group Scenarios – Judges/ lawyers would be presented with hypotheticals that would present issues for interactive discussion.

Presented by Gary Gates, Brad Sears, and Kate Jenkins, Esq

SESSION 12: Trial Preparation, Negotiation, and Trial Advocacy

  • Deadlines can kill your case

  • Court's view of discovery disputes

  • Do I really prepare for trial before we negotiate?

  • Adjusting expectations: Getting real with your client

  • Grandstanding: Does it really impress the court?

  • Exhibits: What do you need? How much is too much?

  • Will the court really look at all that paper?

  • Proposed Orders: Be careful what you ask for

Presented by Kathleen Hogan, Esq. and Magistrate Babette Norton

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