October 01, 2011

Fall 2011 Council Agenda Book

Section of Family Law Members are encouraged to view the Council Agenda Book before attending the Fall CLE Conference.

2011 Fall CLE Conference
October 26-29, 2011
Encore at Wynn -- Las Vegas, NV

Council Meeting Agenda

The Council Meeting will take place in room Debussy at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, October 28, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Download Options

You can download materials as individual files, as sections of the book, or the book in its entirety by clicking on the link(s) below. All files are .pdfs and will open in a new window.  (For individual files, tab numbers are given as a reference.)

Agenda Only 

Entire Council Book (527 pages; 13.7 MB)

Discussion Items (121 pages; 9.3 MB)

Non-Discussion Items (185 pages, 3.2 MB)

Appendix (221 pages, 1.8 MB)

                         DISCUSSION AGENDA

2:00 p.m.  Minutes from August 5, 2011 -- Scott Friedman (Tab 1) 

2:05 p.m. Report from the Chair-Elect -- Maryann Foley
2:10 p.m. Report from the Vice Chair -- Scott Friedman
2:15 p.m. House of Delegates Report -- Timothy Walker and Marshall Wolf (Tab 2)     
Resolution re: Model Act on Relocation of Children (Tab 3)
2:25 p.m. Selection of Section Representative to Board of Governors -- Marshall Wolf (Tab 4)
2:35 p.m.

Board of Governors Report -- Jonathan Wolfe
2:40 p.m. Financial Officer's Report -- Greg Ortiz (Tab 5-A)
         Financial Summary 2010-11 per Pre-Audit 2 (Tab 5-B)
         Investment Report (Tab 5-C)
2:50 p.m.
Proposed Change to Section's Mission Statement -- Randall Kessler (Tab 6)
2:55 p.m.
Member Benefit Development -- Noel Tucker and Henry DeWoskin (Tab 7)
3:00 p.m.
Publications Development Board Report -- Gail Baker (Tab 8)
3:05 p.m.
SCOPO's Proposed Models for Publication Revenue Sharing -- Gail Baker (Tab 9)
3:20 p.m.
Family Advocate -- Kathleen Hogan (Tab 10)
3:25 p.m. Family Law Quarterly -- Linda Elrod (Tab 11)
3:30 p.m.
Uniform Law Commission (ULC/NCCUSL) -- Linda Elrod (Tab 12)


3:35 p.m.
ULC Drafting Committee on a Premarital and Marital Agreements Act -- Linda Ravdin (Tab 13)

3:55 p.m. ULC Drafting Committee to Implement the Hague Convention on Protection of Children -- Ronald Nelson (Tab 14, plus Appendix below)
4:05 p.m. Scope Committee Report -- Ronald Nelson
4:10 p.m. Long Range Planning Committee -- Melissa Avery (Tab 15)
4:15 p.m. Families Matter Initiative - Scott Friedman 
4:20 p.m. Trial Advocacy Institute

4:25 p.m. Advanced Family Mediation Training in 2012
4:30 p.m. New Business


Committee Status Reports (Tab 16)

Liaison Status Reports (Tab 17)

Minutes of Section Annual Business Meeting August 5, 2011  (Tab 18)

Schedule of Upcoming Section of Family Law CLE Programs (Tab 19)

Roster of Officers and Council (Tab 20)

Reimbursement form and policy (Tab 21)


Implementation of Hague Convention on Protection of Children (Revisions to Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act) For Sept. 23-24, 2011 Drafting Committee Meeting (Tab 22)

Hague Convention 1996 Implementation Checklist (Tab 23)

Revised Draft Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Hague Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children (Preliminary Document No 4 of May 2011)  (Tab 24)