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Date: Friday, November 09, 2012 - 1:00 pm
Duration: 3 Hours
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The KBA Family Law Section and the Unmet Legal Needs of Children Committee presents ”Family Law Practitioner’s Guide: In the Best Interest of the Child” on Friday, November 9, 2012. The program will be held at the City County Building in the Main Assembly Room.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Bench & Bar Panel Discussion
Chancellor Michael Moyers, Knox County Chancery Court , Part III
Elaine Burke, Toppenberg & Burke, P.C.
Suzanne “Niki” Price, Bunstine, Watson, McElroy & Becker
The panel Discussion will cover will cover Rule 26, presumption of 50/50, maximizing time with both parents and questions from the audience.
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Ethical Issues in Family Mediation
Nicholas D. Bunstine Bunstine, Watson, McElroy & Becker
This session will address the potential ethical challenges facing mediators in the family and civil arenas from accepting a case to capturing the agreement.2:45 – 3:00 p.m.
3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
In the Interest of the Child: Issues that Every Practitioner Needs to Know
Robert G. Wahler, Ph.D., Behavior Consultants
Finding the best interests of children in custody disputes is facilitated by knowing their personalities and the personalities of the adults who parent them. This knowledge is acquired by a psychologist through interviews, observations, and tests. It is then up to the clinician to formulate pictures of the child-parent relationships, including risk factors and strengths of the
3:45 – 4:15 p.m.
Q & A Session
Nicholas Bunstine & Robert Wahler
The program has been approved for 2.25 hours of General, .75 hours of Dual and 1 hour of CME ethics credit. A total of 3 hours of CLE credit and 1 hour of CME credit.
KBA Members - $ 60
Non-KBA Members - $ 90
KBA Law Student Members - $ 25
Staff of KBA Members - $ 60
A reservation is required in advance of the program - $ 5 dollar additional fee the day of the program. You do not need to be a member of the Family Law Section or the Unmet Legal Needs of Children committee in order to attend the CLE program.