WEBINAR | Stepparent Adoption

Event Description

NEW TIME: CLE Webinar Program is now at 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.   

This program is sponsored by the MSBA Family Law Section. Therefore, the Family Law Section business meeting is now meeting afterwards from 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM. All Family Law Section members are welcome and encouraged to attend. The meeting agenda and materials will be sent closer to the meeting date.

Please note the presentation done remotely through live webcast. MSBA is now using Zoom. Attendees will have the option to view online and/or dial-in. Currently, all bar association programming is REMOTE-ONLY participation. There will be NO in-person attendance until further notice. Thank you.   

Program Description:

This presentation will discuss the process of stepparent adoption, requisites of the petition and other documents necessary to complete the process. This presentation will also address the rights of birth fathers, child support orders and arrearages, other obstacles that may prevent adoption, tools for negotiating good outcomes, and if a contested hearing becomes necessary, strategies for navigating that process.


Gary A. Debele , Attorney | Messerli Kramer

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard Credit | Event code: 333166             


Family Law Section Members:  Free
MSBA Members NOT in Section:  $5.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $10.00
Law Students: Free

Remote Participation: 

Webcast and/or phone participation is available.  Please indicate your remote option for dial-in when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail a day prior to the program.

Online Deadline to Register: November 12, 2020

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Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Contact Geen Mui | 612-278-6346 

The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Geen Mui via phone or email: gmui@mnbars.org.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

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Saturday, November 14, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM