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CLE - High Conflict Custody Cases

Thursday, January 16, 2014 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

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High conflict custody cases are among the most difficult for lawyers and the court system to handle.  They often are an enormous strain on both lawyers’ and the court system’s time, and emotional and financial strain on the parties involved. 

This CLE program will provide attendees with practical tips from experienced attorneys, GALs, parent coordinators and a judge on how to better deal with high conflict custody cases.  Learn how to prepare your client for GAL investigations/evaluations, working with parenting coordinators and testifying at trial. 

Learn techniques for settling these cases, and if settlement cannot be achieved, for presenting the best case at trial as possible.  Hear tips from the bench on what to do and what not to do when representing a client in a high conflict custody case. 


I. Judicial Perspective on How to Settle & Litigate High Conflict Custody Cases
II. Litigators’ Perspectives on How to Settle & Litigate High Conflict Custody Cases
III. What to Expect from a Guardian ad Litem Investigation/Evaluation in a High Conflict Custody Case and How Best to Prepare Your Client for a GAL Investigation/Evaluation
IV. Parenting Coordinators’ Perspectives on How to Use Parent Coordination in High Conflict Custody Cases

Registration Categories:
BBA Member - $130.00
Non-Member - $170.00
BBA Member - Legal Services/ Government Lawyer - $70.00
Law Student - $30.00

If the cost of this seminar would preclude you from attending, please contact us about tuition discounts.

Materials: It's so easy to be green!  The BBA offers registrants CLE course materials in both electronic and print format.  Please remember to select your option during registration.  If you opt for the electronic version, a PDF link will be email to you prior to the seminar. We encourage laptops and portable devices at the seminar, Free WiFi is available in all conference rooms!

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Jacqueline Querubin


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