Family Law Docket
Spring CLE Conference
Early Registration Deadline
Early registration rates end April 7, 2006! See the CLE Calendar at right for complete details.
Draft Report on Judicial Conduct
The ABA Joint Commission to Evaluate the Model Code of Judicial Conduct has released its Final Draft Report and is seeking comment from the judiciary, the legal profession and the public. The Final Draft Report includes an explanatory introduction as well as drafts of the Preamble, Scope, Terminology and Application sections and Canons 1-5.
Read the Final Draft and Respond
Section Welcomes New Director
The Section is pleased to welcome Paula Nessel as its new Director.
Attorneys can find a variety of resources to aid hurricane victims on our website. Anyone interested in assisting is invited to attend the Hurricane Relief Committee meeting at the Spring CLE Conference. Look for details in the Spring CLE Conference brochure.
International Law Committee
The International Law Committee has planned CLE programming and tours in Washington, DC.
Read the report.
Best of the Listserv
We have picked one topic of discussion from the ESQ listserv for March's best of the listserv.
The 1040 Handbook
Jack Zuckerman and
William F. Wolf
Product Code 5130118
This updated edition of a classic reference source explains how to use the 1040 return as a discovery tool in divorce cases - in practice, not theory.
Designed as a quick reference, The 1040 Handbook is divided into individual chapters on the most commonly used schedules and forms, providing a clearly written discussion of each along with a sample form.
Using a hypothetical couple's 2001 tax return, The 1040 Handbook provides a line-by-line analysis of the federal tax form and its schedules to suggest appropriate areas of inquiry
To order today, call the ABA Service Center at 800-285-2221 and request Product Code 5130118 or order online.
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Child Custody Bonds
Securing the ties that bind
By L. Samir Jallad
This month's featured article, is a web-only article from the upcoming issue of Family Advocate.
ABA TECHSHOW 2006
April 20-22, 2006
The world's premier legal technology conference and exposition offers more than 60 legal technology programs and training sessions.
Find out more
ABA Day in Washington
May 2-4, 2006
Participate in this annual "lobby day" in conjunction with the Section CLE Conference.
Spring CLE Conference
May 3-6, 2006
Our Spring CLE Conference is simply the best educational and networking event for the family law practitioner. Early bird rates end April 7!
View the conference brochure and sign up now
If you have already signed up for the conference, there is still time to purchase additional tickets to our exciting social and networking events. Don't miss the Conference Luncheon where the Section will honor Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg or an evening of elegance at the Cosmos Club!
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Advanced Advocacy Institute
May 20 - 23, 2006
Trial Advocacy Institute graduates are invited to enhance their trial skills. This is the last chance to register for this intensive trial skills program!
See program details
ABA Annual Meeting
August 4 - 6, 2006
Join your colleagues for great CLE programming and networking in beautiful Hawaii!
Read the Preview
Did you miss the March 21 teleseminar on Military Pension Division? Over 100 people participated in this in-depth look at the complexity of dealing with military divorce and went away with answers, action plans and sample materials. If you missed the teleseminar, you can still listen to the entire course on CD and receive complete program materials!
See all Family Law CLE materials available
Save the Date!
Mark your calendars for upcoming Section of Family Law conferences and teleseminars. Check back for registration details and the latest course offerings.
See the schedule
Law Student Update
Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest
Last call! All essays must be postmarked by April 15, 2006!