2019 Family Law Seminar
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5/3/2019
When: Friday, May 3, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:15 PM CT
Where: Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine St
Omaha, Nebraska 
United States


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MCLE Accreditation
NE MCLE #173057; IA MCLE #317735. 6.25 Hours CLE (Regular/Live)
NE MCLE #173058; IA MCLE #317736. 6.25 Hours CLE (Distance Learning)
Only 5 distance learning CLE hours may be claimed per year for Nebraska

Registration Fees
$390 - Regular Registration
$300- NSBA dues-paying member
FREE - Law Student


The 2019 Family Law Seminar will provide an overview of contemporary issues in family law. While this seminar will provide family law lawyers with an update on recently passed legislation and case law, it will also provide an opportunity to explore the intersection of family law and immigration, bankruptcy, the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

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