THE NSBA FAMILY LAW SECTION
NEBRASKA CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
ANNUAL FAMILY LAW UPDATE
July 21, 2006 – Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, Lincoln, Nebraska
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Time Topic Presenters
8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 8:40 Introduction and Welcome John A. Kinney, Esq.
Chair, NSBA Family Law Section
8:40 – 9:30 Recent Changes to the Bankruptcy Code and John Hahn, Esq.
the Impact on Domestic Relations Law
9:30 – 10:10 Mediation and ADR in Nebraska; goal oriented Paul Galter, Esq.
v. process oriented mediation, mandated
mediation, mediation of financial issues,
preparation of clients for the process, non-
attorney mediators, joint custody, and current
10:10 – 10:20 Break
10:20 – 11:00 Identifying unusual and frequently overlooked Amie Martinez, Esq.
assets, including frequent flyer miles, security
deposits, stock options, unused vacation and
sick leave paid upon retirement, income tax
refunds and carry-forwards, dissipated assets,
hobby collections, contract rights, and goodwill.
11:00 – 12:00 Noon Child Support Issues: Dr. Jane C. Venohr has Jane C. Venohr, Ph.D.
been conducting research on child support
issues since 1984. She will provide an
economist’s viewpoint of the “income shares
formula” and will also discuss the Nebraska
12:00 – 1:15 Lunch and Panel Discussion : Joint Custody – Should it be a Presumption in Nebraska? A
discussion of LB 654 with Dr. Jane C. Vanohr, the Honorable Karen Flowers, Tara Muir,
Chris Vacanti, Matthew S. Higgins.
1:15 – 2:15 Caselaw Update Steven Flodman, Esq.
2:15 – 3:05 Legislative Update James Gordon, Esq.
3:05 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:00 Matrimonial Clauses – Hidden gems on what Virginia Albers, Esq.
you need in your decree – including military
pension language, division of 401k, division of
day care expenses, social security offset to life
insurance to fund support, summer parenting
and child support abatement language, stock
options held in trust, etc.
Registration Fees: Regular: $205 Family Law Section Members: $175
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Questions? Call 402-742-8131 or 1-800-927-0117 ext 131.
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