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The MSBA Family Law Section Presents

 

Section Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. prior to the CLE Program
Domestic Abuse Committee will meet from 12:15 - 1:30 p.m directly following the CLE program

AGENDA

1. Welcome and Introductions

2. Approval of minutes

3. Report of the Chair

4. Treasurer's Report: Ryan Anderson

5. Committee Reports:

A.  Amicus
B.  Domestic Abuse
C.  Strategic Planning
D.  Publications
E.  Legislation

6. Old Business

A.  Vote on Amended Section Bylaws

7. New Business

ADJOURN BUSINESS MEETING

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"Children with Special Needs and Divorce"

The Wall Street Journal reported in November 2008 that divorce rates of couples raising a child with a disability are even higher than the national average. This seminar will discuss the issues family law attorneys must address when a child of divorcing parents has special needs: child support, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medical Assistance (MA), supplemental and special needs trusts, and structuring the divorce or parenting agreement.

Speaker:

Laurie Hanson, Shareholder at Long, Reher & Hanson, P.A.
Ms. Hanson concentrates her practice exclusively in the areas of disability planning, particularly government benefits eligibility; special needs, supplemental needs, and pooled trusts; planning for incapacity; probate; trust litigation; and surrogate decision-making.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for

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Details:

Date:   Saturday, April 10, 2010
Time:  Meeting 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
CLE Program 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
Minneapolis, MN 55402 

Teleconferencing is available. Please contact Ashley Hacker at ahacker@mnbar.org or 612-278-6305 to arrange teleconferencing.