Separation is likely to be an extremely challenging time for your clients and is often accompanied with significant tensions. Along with the emotional matters related to children and turmoil of a break-up, there are property divisions and other financial arrangements to work through. The presenters will consider some of the key issues that your clients are likely to face and will take a practical approach with the timeline of separation that will help ensure that you are able to provide them with robust advice.
This seminar will include discussion on how to:
- Assist practitioners to better manage their clients and effectively plan for resolution of all issues
- Identify the strengths and weaknesses of their client’s position and to develop a strategy for resolution
- Be aware of the resources available to assist a client who may be struggling with the separation and has difficulty identifying their course of action and resolution
- Be able to identify the legal remedies available including; child support/spousal maintenance, division of property, and care arrangements for children.
By attending this seminar you will:
- Develop confidence in dealing with distressed clients and greater understanding the emotional/psychological process they may be going through.
- Have a tool kit of approaches to deal with your client’s needs and objectives after the split.
- Have a working knowledge of the law so that you can assist your client to resolve the issues of concern including; occupation of the family home, child support and spousal maintenance, care of children, family violence, and relationship property.
Who should attend
Junior and intermediate family lawyers.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.
Fee (incl GST)
- $145 - NZLS members and Associate members
- $195 - Non-members
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Barrister, North Shore, Auckland
Moira is a family lawyer with 24 years’ experience. She is also a mediator. Moira is committed to good outcomes for children. She likes to think that as a profession, lawyers working with clients after the split, understand their own emotional functioning, and the basics of conflict resolution, so that they can assist parties to de-escalate any conflict and help focus clients on resolutions that mean that parties can communicate effectively going forward.
Barrister, Wyndham Chambers, Auckland
Jennifer is a family barrister with a background in civil litigation. She has a particular interest in collaborative law and creative problem solving with a view to creating the best possible outcomes for all family members following separation and which sees both parties able to move forward with dignity and independence.
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You may cancel your registration eight working days in advance of an event, and you will receive a refund less a 25% administration fee. If you cancel less than eight working days in advance of the event, no refund is payable. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. If you wish to do so you must advise CLE in writing of the change. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to close registrations, and, cancel or reschedule an event as necessary. Where an event is cancelled by CLE, a full refund is payable.