Section of Family Law

The Section of Family Law has thousands of lawyer, associate, and law student members worldwide. Our members are dedicated to serving the field of family law in areas such as adoption, assisted reproductive technologies, custody, divorce, and military law. Discover the many benefits we can offer you!

Upcoming Non-CLE Webinars

Alcohol Monitoring, Best Practices that Lead to Success (June 29, 2021)

This course is designed to give Family Law Professionals specific knowledge on how to manage cases that involves one or both parents being accused of abusing alcohol while parenting child(ren). The presentation will start with first-hand examples that document Chris Beck's knowledge and understanding of the dynamics involved with successful parenting when Alcohol Use Disorder is presented. Ultimately, attendees will leave with an enriched knowledge base of how to implement new technology that meets specific goals of parenting and child safety while maintaining the Best Interest of the Child.

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Opportunity is Now: Settlement Planning for Higher Taxes, Lower Returns and More Risk (July 27, 2021)

Proposed legislative changes and a post-COVID world on the horizon are changing the landscapes for Family Law. Past-Chair Scott Friedman sits down with Bernstein to discuss the shifting scenarios at play with proposed higher taxes, lower returns and more risk in the market with regard to selling property and your portfolio.

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COVID-19 & Family Law Resources

Do you have questions about how COVID-19 impacts you and your clients? We have a collection of articles, videos, and webinars to help you navigate this challenging time.

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Upcoming Conferences

See when and where our upcoming conferences through Spring 2022 are taking place. We look forward to seeing you at our next conference!

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Upcoming Brown Bag Teleconferences

Brown Bag Schedule

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Our Trial Practice, Law Student, and Marital Property committees are hosting free brown bag teleconferences in March. Sign up for all brown bags through our 2020-2021 brown bag schedule.

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Our Committees

Hone in on your interests! Section members can join our 20+ substantive committees for free. Discover the benefits of belonging to a committee.

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Contact Family Law Staff

ABA Section of Family Law, 321 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654. Phone: (312) 988-5145

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