31st Annual Advanced Family Law: The Most Effective Strategies for Working with and Utilizing Expert Witnesses Seminar Materials

Publication Date: April 2015
Available Formats: Searchable PDF via immediate download, CD-ROM, or USB Flash Drive
Pages: 196

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Topics Covered:

  • Annual Legislative Update
  • Bi-annual Case Law Update
  • Expert Witnesses in Valuation Cases: How They Can Help and Hurt
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Experts: How Can They Help or Hurt Your Case?
  • Expert Witnesses: Custody Evaluation Experts
  • Working with Experts: The Real Estate Appraiser
  • Bar Complaints and Malpractice Claims: Where “Personal and Confidential” is Never a Good Thing

This comprehensive, stand-alone publication is direct from an April 2015 seminar cosponsored with the Family Law Section of The Virginia Bar Association.


Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: 2015 GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION

Lawrence D. Diehl

I. In General
    A. Summary List of 2015 Legislation
    B. General Overview of 2015 Session

II. Equitable Distribution
    A. No Amendments

III. Divorce/Marriage
    A. Affidavits in Support of Divorce
    B. Marriage Certificates

IV. Child Support
    A. Child Support

V. Spousal Support
    A. No Amendments

VI. Custody/Visitation
    A. No Amendments

UPDATE ON VIRGINIA FAMILY LAW
Edward D. Barnes

I. Introduction

II. Procedural Issues

III. Support and Maintenance
    A. Determination
    B. Modification
    C. Support Termination Events and Cohabitation Analogous to
    Marriage

IV. Miscellaneous
    A. Protective Orders

V. Premarital and Property Settlement Agreements
    A. Validity
    B. Interpretation

VI. Equitable Distribution
    A. Classification
    B. Division of Assets
    C. Enforcement

VII. Child Support
    A. Determination of Award/Arrearages

VIII. Custody and Visitation
    A. Determination of Custody/Visitation
    B. Modification of Custody/Visitation
    C. Adoption, Step Parent, Grandparent, or Other Family Member
    Visitation/Custody

IX. Parental Rights
    A. Termination of Parental Rights/Foster Care/Findings of Abuse
    and Neglect

EXPERT WITNESSES IN VALUATION CASES:
HOW THEY CAN HELP AND HURT

Dean Heinberg

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION EXPERTS:
HOW CAN THEY HELP OR HURT YOUR CASE?

Barbara K. Byers

EXPERT WITNESSES:
CUSTODY EVALUATION EXPERTS

Michele K. Nelson

WORKING WITH EXPERTS: THE REAL ESTATE APPRAISER
Steven J. Kim

BAR COMPLAINTS AND MALPRACTICE CLAIMS: WHERE “PERSONAL
AND CONFIDENTIAL” IS NEVER A GOOD THING

Mary G. Commander

I. Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Process
    A. The Bar Complaint Process
    B. Leading Causes of Disciplinary Complaints in Family Law Cases
    C. Representation in the Disciplinary Process

II. Malpractice Claims
    A. Leading Causes of Malpractice Claims in Family Law

III. Avoiding Complaints and Claims

IV. Managing Complaints and Claims

Authors

Lawrence D. Diehl

Edward D. Barnes

Dean Heinberg

Barbara K. Byers

Michele K. Nelson

Steven J. Kim

Mary G. Commander

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