Family Law eNewsletter

The Family Law eNewsletter is distributed monthly via email as part of your member benefit package. If you would like to contribute articles or news items, please contact the editor at Marsha.Boone@americanbar.org.

Each volume of the eNewsletter features a monthly column that highlights a member service to help you make the most of your membership and provides timely information about upcoming CLE conferences, webinars, products, books and much more. Substantive articles are featured as well. Stay informed about your Section of Family Law!

Current Volume


August 2014
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This month, apply for a leadership position in the Family Law Section; meet Lynne Hecht Schanfran, 2014 Sharon Corbitt Award Winner; register for our fall conference in time for the early-bird discount; read the intent to amend the bylaws; sign up for upcoming webinars of interest and much more!

 

eNewsletter Archives



July 2014 –
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This month, sign up for upcoming webinars of interest; see who won the Schwab Essay Contest; Learn from your colleagues in this month's "Best of the ESQ List" and much more!!

June 2014 – Read now

This month, register for the 2014 Annual Meeting; sign up for the upcoming ART Law webinar; read feature article, “Using Literature in Forensic Investigations and Reports”; and much, more!May 2014

April 2014 -- Read now 

This month, learn about upcoming conferences and trainings; read Financial Focus; and the Forensic Psychology and Family Law; say goodbye to the old FLS staff members and hello to the new FLS staff members.

March 2014 -- Read now 

This month, remember to pre-register for the Spring Conference in Bermuda; learn more about the 20-Hour Family Law ADR Institute; nominate someone for the Pro Bono award; and more. There's also information for law students and law faculty about the 2014 Schwab Essay Contest.

February 2014 -- Read now 
This month, learn about upcoming conferences and trainings; congratulate FLS member Mark Sullivan for receiving the ABA Grassroots Advocacy Award; submit a nomination for the Sharon Corbitt Award; learn tips from your colleagues via the "Best of ESQ" column; read Financial Focus; and much more!

January 2014 -- Read now 
This month, register for the Spring CLE Conference, apply for an ABA Presidential Appointment; learn tips from your colleagues via the "Best of ESQ" column; read Financial Focus; and much more!

December 2013 -- Read now 
This month, propose a CLE program; learn about analyzing historical earnings for support calculations; get some hot tips about indemnification clauses via the "Best of ESQ" column; and much more!

November 2013 -- Read now 
This month, propose a CLE program; volunteer to mentor a law student; read about using the net worth method of proof to determine income; learn about foreign adoption, process service in Korea, and other topics via the "Best of ESQ" column; and much more!


October 2013 -- Read now 
This month, propose a project for the Uniform Law Commission; congratulate our CLE Committee and Family Law Quarterly Editorial Board for their achievements; learn about upcoming conferences; take advantage of a free webinar on career advice; read about calculating income in family law cases; learn about emotions and divorce; get a master checklist for family law mediation; and much more!

September 2013 -- Read now 
This month, apply for a leadership position in the Family Law Section; meet our new Law Student Liaison; read about divorce as grief; learn about determining support in family law cases, learn from your colleagues in this month's "Best of the ESQ List" and much more!

August 2013 -- Read now 
This month, apply for a leadership position in the Family Law Section; meet the winner of our Pro Bono Award; register for our fall conference in time for the early-bird discount; sign up for upcoming webinars of interest; read a recap of the Annual Meeting; learn from your colleagues in this month's "Best of the ESQ List" and much more!

July 2013 -- Read now 
This month, sign up for upcoming webinars of interest; see who won the Schwab Essay Contest; check out results from our eNews survey; and read feature articles about 1) finding income and assets in an income tax return; and 2) ethical issues in forensic psychology consulting. Learn from your colleagues in this month's "Best of the ESQ List" and much more!

June 2013 -- Read now 
This month, nominate a deserving family law attorney for our Pro Bono Award; register for the Trial Advocacy Institute and Annual Meeting; sign up for upcoming webinars of interest; read feature articles about 1) choosing online sharing tools in collaborative family law cases; 2) protecting a spouse's financial interest in divorce; and 3) ethical issues in forensic psychology consulting. Learn from your colleagues in this month's "Best of the ESQ List" and much more.

May 2013 -- Read now 
This month, see what's coming up at Annual Meeting; read about some volunteer projects that your FLS colleagues organized to fight hunger; sign up for upcoming webinars of interest; learn about income available for support; find out more about capturing text messages as evidence and other topics via "Best of the ESQ List"; register for the 27th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; and more.

April 2013 -- Read now 
This month, see why FLS member Jean Crowe was honored by the Tennessee Bar Association; read a recap of the Spring CLE Conference; sign up for the "Future Friday Seminars" webinar series that focuses on the latest technological innovations affecting the practice of law; learn more about secured communications tools and low-income family law cases via a special feature article; get tips on gathering financial documents for divorce; find out more about dealing with a disgruntled adverse self-represented party and other topics via "Best of the ESQ List"; register for the 27th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; and more.

March 2013 -- Read now 
This month, remember to pre-register for the Spring Conference in Alaska; discover the red flags of common financial untruths (Financial Focus); read a forensic psychologist's notes from the 6th World Congress on Family Law and Children's Rights; find out more about CSRS-Effective Dates of Divisions and other topics via "Best of the ESQ List"; register for the 27th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; and more. There's also information for law students and law faculty about the 2013 Schwab Essay Contest.

February 2013 -- Read now 
This month, learn about multiple opportunities for earning CLE credit; take a survey about trends in family law; register for the Spring CLE Conference in Alaska; register for the 27th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; learn about moving beyond Quicken software for a lifestyle analysis (Financial Focus); read about intuition and experience as it pertains to family law forensic psychology; learn about a variety of topics such as military pensions, service under UCCJEA, dueling claims for tax exemptions/deductions, and many more via "Best of the ESQ List"; and more. There's also information for law students and law faculty about the 2013 Schwab Essay Contest.

January 2013 -- Read now 
This month, meet the new director of the Family Law Section; take a survey about trends in family law; register for the Spring CLE Conference in Alaska; submit a CLE proposal by February 11th; apply for an ABA presidential appointment; register for the 27th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; learn about disappearing income and asset values; read about diagnosis in family law forensic psychology; learn about a variety of topics such as UCCJEA and parenting coordination, personal jurisdiction for divorce, and many more via "Best of the ESQ List"; and find out about upcoming CLE programs. There's also information for law students and law faculty about the 2013 Schwab Essay Contest.

December 2012 -- Did not publish

November 2012 -- Read now 
This month, register for the 27th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; submit a CLE proposal for upcoming conferences; read a special feature about child support enforcement and the creation of a substantial fugutive class of offenders; learn about getting business tax returns in a divorce; discover fundamental differences between forensic psychology and clinical psychology in family law; learn about a variety of topics such as IP address trace; military pay records; and many more via "Best of the ESQ List"; and find out about upcoming CLE programs.

October 2012 -- Read now 
This month, learn about the importance of business valuation during a divorce; discover more about forensic psychology; submit your nomination for a Section of Family Law leadership position; learn from your colleagues via "Best of the ESQ List"; find out about upcoming CLE programs; and much more.  

September 2012 -- Read now 
This month, read our new column, "Forensic Psychology and Family Law: An Expert's Perspective." Learn who the new Region III Council Representative is; apply for a Section of Family Law 2013-14 Leadership Position; learn from your colleagues via "Best of the ESQ List"; and read "Techniques Used to Hide Income and Assets in Divorce Cases," courtesy of Financial Focus.  Click on the link above for these items and much more!

August 2012 -- Read now
This month, submit your nomination for a Section of Family Law 2013-14 Leadership Position; read a recap of our Annual Meeting; register for the Fall CLE Conference in time to receive the early-bird discount (August 31); learn from your colleagues via "Best of the ESQ List"; read "Alternative Sources of Financial Information in Divorce," courtesy of Financial Focus; and learn to manage your ABA email preferences. Click on the link above for these items and much more!


July 2012 -- Read now
This month, learn who won the Schwab Essay Contest; register for the Fall CLE Conference in time for the early-bird discount; read the debut of our new "Financial Focus" column; get tips on electronic signatures; say goodbye to Section Director Paula Nessel; and learn from your colleagues via "Best of the ESQ List." Click on the link above for these items and much more!

June 2012 -- Read now
This month, you can register for a multitude of offerings: the 26th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute in July; our Annual Meeting in August; our Fall CLE Conference in October; and upcoming webinars! Learn from your colleagues via "Best of the ESQ List"; and discover "Documents Required for Financial Asset Tracing" courtesy of the AICPA Corner. Click on the link above for these items and much more!

May 2012 -- Read now
This month, remember to register for Annual Meeting and other upcoming conferences and trainings; read a recap of the 20-Hour Advanced Family Mediation Training; learn from your colleagues via "Best of the ESQ List"; read "Why Financial Neutrals Are Invaluable in a Collaborative Case: An Attorney's Perspective," courtesy of the AICPA Corner; submit a nomination for the ABA SOGI Commission Stonewall Award; and much more.

April 2012 -- Read now
This month, read a recap of the Family Law Spring CLE Conference, remember to register for upcoming conferences and trainings; submit a nomination for the ABA SOGI Commission Stonewall Award; enter the "Make Your Likes Count" Sweepstakes presented by the ABA; learn about managing social media permissions; and much more!

March 2012 -- Read now
This month, remember to register for upcoming conferences and trainings; submit a nomination for the ABA SOGI Commission Stonewall Award; enter the "Make Your Likes Count" Sweepstakes presented by the ABA; learn about smartphone scanning apps; read the AICPA corner (Valuing Hedge Funds in Connection with Equitable Distribution); learn from your peers in "Best of the FamLawESQ" feature; and much more!

February 2012 -- Read now
This month, learn about upcoming Family Law CLE programs and trainings; take surveys (technology, pet ownership/custody); apply for an ABA Presidential Appointment; get tips on using Outlook to streamline your appointments; read Best of the FamLawESQ and much more!

January 2012 -- Read now
This month, find out who's been nominated for Section leadership positions for the election taking place at Annual Meeting; submit a CLE proposal; apply for an ABA Presidential Appointment; enroll in upcoming Family Law CLE programs (2 webinars, Spring Conference, Advanced Mediation Training, and the 26th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute); volunteer to judge competitions for the Law Student Division; learn about new resources from the Battered Women's Justice Project; read the AICPA Corner and Best of the FamLawESQ features; and much, much more!

December 2011 -- Did not publish

November 2011 -- Read now
This month, you're invited to participate in a family law delegation to Cuba; submit your nominations for the Sharon Corbitt Award; help us determine upcoming CLE programming by submitting a CLE proposal for future conferences; save the dates for programs like our Spring CLE Conference and 26th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; register for our December webinar on discovery; read the AICPA Corner; learn from your colleagues' discussions in "Best of the FamLawESQ" feature; enter our Schwab Essay Contest (if you're one of our law student members); learn about the new ABA CLE Premier Speaker Series; and much more.

October 2011 -- Read now
This month, submit your nominations for a 2012-13 Section of Family Law leadership position; submit a CLE proposal for upcoming conferences; save the dates for programs like our Spring CLE Conference and 26th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; register for our November teleconference on QDROs; read the AICPA Corner; learn from your colleagues' discussions in "Best of the FamLawESQ" feature; enter our Facebook sweepstakes (if you're one of our law student members); and much more.

September 2011 -- Read now
This month, submit your nominations for a 2012-13 Section of Family Law leadership position; register online for the Fall CLE Conference in Las Vegas; read the AICPA Corner (Preparing the Marital Balance Sheet); learn from your colleagues' discussions in "Best of the FamLawESQ" feature; enter our Facebook sweepstakes (if you're one of our law student members); save the dates for our upcoming conferences and webinars, and much more.


August 2011
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This month, submit your nominations for a 2012-13 Section of Family Law leadership position; register online for the Fall CLE Conference in Las Vegas; read the AICPA Corner (Stock Redemptions in Divorce); learn from your colleagues' discussions in "Best of the FamLawESQ" feature; learn how to subscribe to Family Law discussion lists; and much more.

July 2011 -- Read now
This month, discover who won the 2011 Schwab Essay Contest; book your hotel room for the Fall CLE Conference in Las Vegas; read the AICPA Corner (Tax Consequences on Short Sales in a Divorce Setting); learn from your colleagues' discussions in "Best of the FamLawESQ" feature; figure out how to manage all of your social media accounts courtesy of the Tech Corner; and much more.

June 2011 -- Read now
This month, purchase event tickets for our Annual Meeting events at discounted prices; download Annual Meeting materials; learn how to subscribe to Family Advocate podcasts (free!); get tips about audio conferencing; learn about the role of business valuations in estate planning; discover the ABA Job Board, and find out what made the Best of the ESQ list! Don't forget to sign up for upcoming CLE programs, too.

May 2011 -- Read now
This month, register for Annual Meeting by May 31st to get the early-bird discount, find out about Annual Meeting activities and elections, get tips on using Twitter, take a survey on mediation training, read the AICPA Corner, and much more!

February/March/April 2011 -- Read now
This month, read a recap of the Spring Conference, register for Annual Meeting by May 31st to get the early-bird discount, learn about a new resource "The Kids Are Listening", check out three months' worth of Best of ESQ, read the AICPA Corner, and much more!

November/December 2010 -- Read now
This month, submit your CLE proposals for 2011-12 programming by January 10, 2011; enroll in the ABA/NITA 25th Annual Trial Advocacy Institute; book your hotel room for the Spring CLE Conference in Amelia Island this April; read Best of the FamLawESQ list (2 columns!); see who's been nominated for Section leadership positions; learn about upcoming CLE opportunities; remember to renew your Section membership; discover Family Law apps; and much more.


October 2010
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This month, submit your nominations for 2011-12 Section Leadership by the November 1st deadline; read a recap of the Fall CLE Conference; find out when the ABA's 25th Annual Trial Advocacy Institute will take place; read the AICPA Corner, and more.

September 2010 -- Read now
This month, submit your nominations for 2011-12 Section Leadership; register for the October 6th teleconference that addresses protecting your client's home in divorce; register for the Fall CLE Conference before October 8th; learn how to manage your discussion lists; read an interview with Mark Sullivan pertaining to military custody and federal law; read Best of the FamLawESQ list, the AICPA Corner, and much more.

August 2010 -- Read now
This month, submit your nominations for 2011-12 Section Leadership; register for the Fall CLE Conference and the 40-Hour Family Mediation Training; learn how to stay on your discussion lists; read Best of the FamLawESQ list, the AICPA Corner, and much more.

July 2010 -- Read now
This month, read about the "Families Matter" Symposium; learn more about the Fall 2010 CLE Conference; register for the 40-Hour Family Mediation Training; submit comments about Income Withholding for Child Support; find out who won the Schwab Essay Contest; read Best of the FamLawESQ list, the AICPA Corner, and much more.

June 2010 -- Read now
This month, make sure to register for Annual Meeting by the advance registration deadline (July 12th), learn about reduced dues and added benefits for solo practitioners, register for the 40-Hour Family Mediation Training, read Best of the FamLawESQ list, the AICPA Corner, and much more.

May 2010 -- Read now
This month, make sure to register for Annual Meeting by the early-bird deadline (May 28th), submit CLE proposals by June 1st,book your hotel room for the Fall CLE Conference in Fort Worth this October, read "Deposition Questions for Financial Experts" in the AICPA Corner, and much more.

April 2010 -- Read now
This month, read a recap of the Spring Conference, register for Annual Meeting, book your hotel room for the Fall CLE Conference in Ft. Worth this October, learn about Tech Training Tuesdays, check out the best of ESQ, read the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, and much more.

March 2010 -- Read now
This month, remember to register for the Spring Conference; take a national survey that examines how family law attorneys prepare clients for child custody evaluations; read the "Spotlight On..." feature; register for the 24th Annual ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; enter our Schwab Essay Contest (law students); read the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, and much more.

February 2010 -- Read now
This month, beat the early-bird registration deadline for the ABA Family Law Spring CLE Conference, volunteer for the ABA Military Pro Bono Project, watch the "Smart Soloing" Program from Midyear, answer a Call for Papers, register for the 24th Annual ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, enter our Schwab Essay Contest (law students), read the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, and much more.

January 2010 -- Read now
This month, register for the ABA Family Law Spring CLE Conference, apply for a liaison appointment to the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP), register for the 24th Annual ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, enter our Schwab Essay Contest (law students), read the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, and much more.

December 2009 -- Read now
This month, meet Ron Nelson through our "Spotlight On..." feature, submit a CLE proposal for our 2010-2011 programming, register for the 24th Annual ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, see what topics are covered in the "Best of the ESQ" list serve, read the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, discover ABA TechEZ, and much more.

November 2009 -- Read now
This month, register for the 24th Annual ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, join the ABA Emergency Management in Family Law Task Force, submit a CLE proposal for 2010-2011 programming, learn about upcoming CLE opportunities, see what topics are covered in the "Best of the ESQ" list serve, read the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, and much more.

October 2009 -- Read now
This month, read a recap of our Fall CLE Conference, meet Linda Elrod through our "Spotlight On..." feature, join the Attorney Network for Hague Convention Cases, see what topics are covered in the "Best of the ESQ" list serve, read the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, and much more.

September 2009 -- Read now
This month, read about our first "Spotlight On..." recipient (Mark Sullivan); see what topics are covered in the "Best of the ESQ" list serve; read the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, and much more.

August 2009 -- Read now
This month, consider running for a Section leadership position; take a quick survey about the economic downturn as it relates to your family law practice; read about UCCJEA and UIFSA in "Best of the ESQ" list serve; read the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, and much more.

July 2009 -- Read now
This month, see who won the Schwab Essay Contest and read the winning essays; join us on Facebook; discover upcoming CLE; see what made the "Best of the ESQ" list serve; and read the AICPA Corner and Tech Column. For these features and more, click on the link above.

June 2009 -- Read now
This month offers a preview of the Fall CLE Conference, "Best of the ESQ" list serve, the AICPA Corner, Tech Column, and events calendar. For these features and more, click on the link above.

May 2009 -- Read now
This month offers a preview of the Annual Meeting, a recap of the LPM/Technology Committee's brown-bag conference call, "Best of the ESQ" list serve, and the AICPA Corner. For these features and more, click on the link above.

April 2009 -- Read now
This month offers a recap of the Spring CLE Conference in Baltimore (April), a "Best of the ESQ" list serve column, and information about the ABA Recession Recovery Teleconference series that is free to all ABA members. You'll also find information about our upcoming CLE programs, the AICPA Corner, and the Tech Column. For these features and more, click on the link above.

March 2009 -- Read now
This month offers a preview of the Spring CLE Conference in Baltimore (April), a hefty "Best of the ESQ" list serve column, and the AICPA Corner, which helps you determine when to call a forensic accountant. You'll also find information about our upcoming CLE programs and the Tech Column. For these features and even more, click on the link above.

February 2009 -- Read now
This month, sign up for our Emergency Management in Family Law Task Force; register for the Spring CLE Conference in Baltimore (April); enroll in the 23rd ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute; and read the AICPA Corner feature, "Pre-Divorce Planning to Protect Payees in Post-Divorce Bankruptcies." You'll also find the latest "Best of the ESQ" list serve and our Tech Column, which focuses on family law blogs. For these features and even more, click on the link above.

January 2009 -- Read now
This month, register for the Spring CLE Conference in Baltimore (April); nominate someone for the Sharon Corbitt Award; read a special feature by Joseph DuCanto ("Business Sense"); and learn about recapturing alimony courtesy of the AICPA corner. You'll also find the latest "Best of the ESQ" list serve and our Tech Column. For these features and more, click on the link above.

December 2008 -- Read now
This month, apply to be a judge for the 2009 and/or 2010 Schwab Essay Contest; apply to be an Executive Member of the FLS Diversity Committee; learn about how CPAs can be used in family law cases from the AICPA Corner, and discover how to Twitter, courtesy of the Tech Corner. For these features and more, click on the link above.

November 2008 -- Read now
This month, read a preview of our Spring Meeting, learn about tax filing status in divorce in the AICPA Corner, and compare portable scanners courtesy of the Tech Corner. There's also a child custody survey for attorneys, a peek at upcoming CLE, the Best of FamLawEsq, and more!

October 2008 -- Read now
This month, read a recap of our Fall Meeting, apply for a Section leadership position, and check out our newest column, CPA Corner, written for family lawyers by members of the Forensic and Vaulation Services (FVS) Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Also take a peek at upcoming CLE, Best of FamLawEsq, Tech Corner, and more!

September 2008 -- Read now
This month, read a preview of our Fall Meeting, learn how to create a disaster plan for your firm, consider volunteering for Election Protection, and take a peek at upcoming CLE. The issue also includes Best of FamLawEsq, how to be nominated for a leadership position in the Section, and more!

August 2008 -- Read now
This month, read a recap of our Annual Meeting and 2008-09 year, learn more about what's next for the Section of Family Law, learn how to minimize metadata courtesy of the Tech Corner, find out how to use the online member directory, and take a peek at upcoming CLE. The issue also includes Best of FamLawEsq, and more!

July 2008 -- Read now
This month, learn more information about special programs the Section is co-sponsoring at Annual Meeting, congratulate the 2008 Schwab Essay Contest winners, learn about lightweight computer options (subnotebooks) courtesy of the Tech Corner, and take a peek at upcoming CLE. The issue also includes Best of FamLawEsq, and more!

June 2008 -- Read now
This month, take a look at some special programs the Section is co-sponsoring at Annual Meeting, learn to protect your client's confidentiality when it comes to cyberspace (Tech Corner), and take a peek at upcoming CLE. The issue also includes information about contributing (and using) the Online Resource Center, how to join committees and list serves, Best of FamLawEsq, and more!

May 2008 -- Read now
This month includes a recap of the spring ABA-APA Joint Conference; upcoming CLE programs, Best of the List Serve; software to help you create parenting plans (timeshare of children, custody, etc.), the latest recommendation to the ABA House of Delegates, and more!

April 2008 -- Read now
This month includes how the Model ART Act helped a student member win an essay contest; upcoming CLE programs; Best of the List Serve; Office Depot Member Advantage discounts; and more!

March 2008 -- Read now
This month includes information on how to apply for leadership positions on Section committees; upcoming CLE programs; Best of the List Serve; how to sharpen your PowerPoint skills; and more!

February 2008 -- Read now
This month includes information on the Model ART Act, Schwab Essay Contest, Council Nominations, upcoming CLE programs; Best of the List Serve; and more!

January 2008 -- Read now
This month includes information on the Trial Advocacy Institute, the Family Law 101 CLE Series, the ABA Breast Cancer Task Force, Best of the List Serve; Model Letters, and more!

December 2007 -- Read now
This month includes information on the Schwab Essay Contest, upcoming January teleconferences, Best of the List Serve; new Leadership biographies on the web, and more!

November 2007 -- Read now
This month includes information on the proposed Model Act on Assisted Reproductive Technology, tips on increasing your e-mail productivity, 5 topic areas from Best of the List Serve; upcoming CLE teleconferences, and more!

October 2007 -- Read now
This month includes a recap of the Section's fall meeting, online resources for new practitioners,

September 2007 -- Read now
This month includes information on how to run for leadership and Council positions; tips on making your office "go green"; Best of the List Serve; Online Resource Center; and more!

August 2007 -- Read now
This month includes a recap of the Section's Annual Meeting, a look at the upcoming Section year, Google search tips, Best of the List Serve, Online Meeting Registration, Committee Corner, Family Law Fun, and more!

July 2007 -- Read now
This month includes information on the Section's Annual Meeting, Schwab Essay Contest winners, tips on making your committees work for you, Tech Corner, Best of the List Serve, Family Advocate online, and more!

June 2007 -- Read now
This month includes a recap of the 2007 Trial Advocacy Institute, information on upcoming conferences, Tech Corner (Firefox), Best of the List Serve, and more!

May 2007 -- Read now
This month includes a recap of the Spring 2007 CLE Conference, information on upcoming conferences, Tech Corner (RSS), Best of the List Serve, and more!

April 2007 -- Read now
This month includes information on upcoming conferences, new resources for your use, Best of the List Serve, and more!

March 2007 -- Read now
This month includes information about applying for appointed leadership positions in the Section, statistics on how family lawyers are using mobile devices, Best of the List Serve, and more!

February 2007 -- Read now
This month includes information about the relationship between the ABA Section of Family Law and the American Psychological Association, Best of the List Serve, conferences of interest, and more!

January 2007 -- Read now
This month includes information about Pro Bono grants and awards, the Schwab Essay contest, and Best of the List Serve.

December 2006 -- Read now
This year's special Holiday Issue offers some great gift ideas for family lawyers!

November 2006 -- Read now
This month features the Fall CLE Conference recap, 2007 Trial Advocacy Institute, and an article on Law Practice Marketing.

August 2006 -- Read now
This month features the Fall CLE Conference, NCCUSL update, and an article on Electronic Evidence.

July 2006 -- Read now
This month features the new Client Manual, Civility Standards, upcoming teleseminars and more.

June 2006 -- Read now
This month features the new Members Online Resource Center, remarks from Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a free online CLE seminar and more.

May 2006 -- Read now
This month features your myABA profile, a wrap up and feature article from the Spring CLE conference, opportunity to submit CLE proposals and more .

April 2006 -- Read now
This month features the ABA Connection CLE programs, updated Family Law in the 50 States tables, and a new release from the Section publication program, Assisted Reproductive Technology by Charles Kindregan and Maureen McBrien.

March 2006 -- Read now
This month features the Family Law Listservs, information on upcoming CLE programs and a web-only article from an upcoming issue of the Family Advocate.

February 2006 -- Read now
This month features the Spring CLE Conference, the Nominating Committee's slate of candidates for 2006 - 2007, and a featured article "Interest Based Negotiations."

January 2006 -- Read now
Read this month's featured article "Hot Tips - Meddlesome Metadata," learn about the day in the life of a JAG, see upcoming CLE opportunities and more..

December 2005 -- Read now
This special Holiday Edition of the eNewsletter features our list of the Top Ten Gifts for Family Lawyers, a 2006 CLE calendar and a helpful resource site for attorneys assisting those affected by hurricanes.

November 2005 -- Read now
Learn about this month's Member Benefit: Trial Advocacy Institute, see the Section's Recommendation to the ABA House of Delegates and read our featured article, "Hot Tips in Law Practice Management for the Small and Boutique Firm" by Edward Kainen.

October 2005 -- Read now
Learn about this month's Member Benefit: Case Update with new searchable archives, learn about upcoming Teleseminars and CLE Programs and read our featured article, "A Short Course in Military Family Law Issues" from the Section of Family Law's recent CLE program on Military Family Law.

September 2005 -- Read now
Learn about this month's Member Benefit: Committee Membership, find out about Hurricane Relief efforts, see the new committee appointed by Section Chair Lipsey, and read our featured article, "Using a QDRO to Collect Support Payments" by Greg Ortiz.

August 2005 -- Read now
Learn about this month's Member Benefit: Fall CLE Conference, see the election results and 2005-06 leadership roster, learn about upcoming Teleseminars and CLE Programs as well as a complimentary Law Student Program on Careers in Family Law, and read our featured article, "Come Fly With Me: Traveling Abroad With A Minor Child" by Roberta Batley.

uly 2005 -- Read now
Learn about this month's Member Benefit: Family Advocate Client Manuals, see the winners of the Schwab Essay Contest, learn about upcoming CLE Programs in Chicago and San Diego as well as a complimentary CLE program on Military Issues in Family Law, and read our featured article, "Cooperative Parenting or Parallel Parenting" by Phillip Stahl, PhD.

June 2005 -- Read now
Learn about this month's Member Benefit: Section Sponsored CLE, see upcoming CLE Information for a TeleSeminar, the Annual Meeting and Fall Conference, and read our featured article, "Premarital Planning Without a Premarital Agreement" by Mario Mata

May 2005 -- Read now
Learn about this month's Member Benefit: Family Law Quarterly; check out the new Committee Corner, and read our featured article, "Developing Income from a Schedule C and as a Shareholder of a Closely held Corporation" by Barry Schatz.

April 2005 -- Read now
Learn about this month's Member Benefit: The Family Advocate; preview the Annual Meeting, and read our featured article, "Practical Evidence in the Domestic Arena" by Howard Lipsey.

March 2005 -- Read now
Learn about this month's Member Benefit: The Online Member Directory; check out great CLE opportunities, and read our featured article, "Alimony Drafting Tips" by Linda Ravdin.

February 2005 -- Read now
Learn about the Sections Spring CLE Conference and Committee Meetings, check out other great CLE opportunities, and read about the life of former Section Chair, Jim Podell. Also, read our featured article, "Your Ethical Dilemma: Confronting the Crisis of a Client's Hidden Cash"

January 2005 -- Read now
Learn about the Sections Case Law Update , and check out our newest publications. Also, read our featured article, "The Effect of Retirement on Support Obligations" by Laura W. Morgan.

November 2004 -- Read now
Learn about the Sections Sustaining Member Program, and check out our newest publications. Also, read our featured article, "Hot Tip on Prenuptial Agreements" by Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin.

October 2004 -- Read now
Member benefit: Client Manuals
Featured article: "Discovery of Mental Health Records in Custody Disputes" by Carlton Stansbury

September 2004 -- Read now
Member benefit: New ABA Web Store
Featured article: "Electronic Evidence: Getting It and Using It" by Jacqueline Valdespino

July 2004 -- Read now
Member benefit: New Family Law Web Site
Featured article: "Family Law Web Sites: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" by Melissa F. Brown

June 2004 -- Read now
Member benefit: Family Law TeleSeminars
Featured article: n/a

May 2004 -- Read now
Member benefit: Using the Family Advocate client handbooks as a member benefit
F eatured article: Judges’ Guide to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act by Mark E. Sullivan

April 2004 -- Read now
Member benefit: Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute
Featured article: "Judges' Guide to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act" by Mark E. Sullivan

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Featured article: "Hot Issues in Custody Visitation" (Excerpt from Modern Child Custody Practice by Jeff Atkinson)

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Featured article: "The Standards of Practice for Lawyers Representing Children in Custody Cases""

 

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