8:30 am Welcome and Introductions
Kathryn D. Putnam, Astley Putnam, PC, LLO
8:45 am Intersection Between Family Law and Immigration
Mindy M. Rush Chipman, Director of Equity & Diversity, City of Lincoln
This presentation will provide instruction and tips on what family practice lawyers should be considering when handling a case that may also overlap with a client’s immigration case and/or status.
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System
Barry L. Wilkinson, Boots and Suits United
This session will discuss the changes made to the military retirement pension system which went into effect January 1, 2019.
11:15 am Legislative Update
Meagan K. Spomer, Nebraska Legal Group, PC
This session will provide family practice lawyers with an update on legislation introduced during the 2019 Legislative Session.
11:45 am Lunch
12:30 pm The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Family Law
Jeremiah J. Luebbe, Matthew D. Schmoldt, & William V. Steffens , Steffens Law Office, PC
This session will provide family practice lawyers with an overview of when property settlement agree-ments, divorce and bankruptcy intersect.
1:45 pm Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and the Implications for Family Law Clients
Matthew K. Stadler, RG & Associates
This session will discuss the substantial changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and the impact it has on support, cash flow, deductions, tax credits, exemptions and alimony.
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Family Law Case Law Update
Adam E. Astley Astley Putnam, PC, LLO
This session will provide family law lawyers with an update on recent cases that impact the practice of family law.
4:00 pm Family Law Section Reception
SPONSORS: Astley Putnam, PC, LLO Hightower Reff Law Reagan, Melton & Delaney, LLP