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WV Mountaineer Series CLE: FAMILY LAW 2016

SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2016
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Early Bird Registration: $325
10.8 WV MCLE credits, including 2.4 Ethics/L.O.M credits

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Friday,  September 9,  2016

  • 10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.:  Family Law Update – Brittany Ranson Stonestreet, Esq.
  • 10:50 a.m.-11:40 a.m.: Parenting when there are Substance Abuse Issues –  Family Court Judge David Camilletti,  Amy Lanham, Esq.  
  • 11:40 a.m. -12:30 p.m.:  When family law and immigration law intersect – Paul Saluja,  Esq.
  • 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.: LUNCH (on your own) &  W.Va. State Bar Family Law Committee Meeting
  • 1:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m.: Appellate Tips for family lawyers in Circuit Court and W.Va. Supreme Court of Appeals Eydie Nash Gieser,  Esq.  (Deputy Clerk of W.Va. Supreme Court of Appeals) 
  • 2:20 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Technology & Marketing Tips for Small Family Law Firms –  Chris Pritt, Esq.
  • 3:30 p.m. -3:40 p.m.:    BREAK 
  • 3:40 p.m. -4:10 p.m.:    Family Law Issues on the Horizon –   WVU College of Law Prof.  Kendra Freshee
  • 4:10 p.m. -5:10 p.m.:  Investment Strategies and Financial Planning after the Divorce –  DHG Wealth Advisors Thornton Clay,   Financial Advisor, Accredited Asset Management Specialist and Accredited Investment Fidiciary  (AAMS, AIF) and Dollie Halford – Certified Financial Planner and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst,   (CFP,  CDFA)

RECEPTION following conference sponsored by Dixon Hughes Goodman Hughes Wealth

Saturday,  September 10,  2016

  • 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Effectively Presenting your Family Law case Randall Kessler,  Esq. Atlanta GA, Former American Bar Association Family Law Section Chair
  • 10:30 a.m. -11:20a.m.:  How to present a Champagne case on a beer budget   –   James W. Douglas,  Esq.
  • 11:20 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.: Must know Social Security Info in Divorce Cases –  Andy Nason, Esq.  

2:00 p.m.  – WVU GAME TIME! 

WVU v. Youngstown! *tickets available

2013 WV Legislature Regular Session

Legislation Pending in Committee as of 2/13/13

  • SB 26: Requiring health insurance coverage for hearing aids under certain circumstances(pending, senate banking and insurance committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • SB 28: Relating to minors obtaining tattoos. (pending, senate health and human resources committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • SB 66: Eliminating requirement that school input data into WVEIS. (pending, senate education committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • SB 73: Establishing criminal penalties for custodian’s failure to report missing child. (pending, senate judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • SB 77: Relating to wills and descent and distribution upon legal separation (pending, senate judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • SB 78: Excepting income or earnings from equitable distribution asset in determining spousal support (pending, senate judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • SB 93: Relating to parental notification of abortion on minor. (pending, senate judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • SB 105: Waiving adoption filing fees in certain cases (pending, senate judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • SB 121: Creating Fund for Civil Legal Services for Low-Income Persons (pending, senate judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2020: Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2026: Relating to requirements for self-employed persons to participate in the Bureau for Child Support Enforcement’s PayConnextion program. (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2071: Relating to procedures for writs of execution, suggestions and suggestee executions relating to child support and spousal support, and increasing the statute of limitations (pending, House Judiciary Committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2089: Uniform Premarital Agreement Act (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2110: Providing the visitation to a grandparents shall consist of a minimum of one visit a month (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2146: Relating to conduct and circumstances of child abuse (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2167: Creating the misdemeanor offense for child neglect resulting in a substantial risk of bodily injury (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13).
  • HB 2195: Providing for the seizure of assets and other real property used for the exploitation of children. (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2197: Clarifying that a child who is physically health and presumed safe is a neglected child if the child is habitually absent from school. (pending, house education committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2201: Relating to child abuse and neglect (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2220: Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positioning system monitoring (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13).
  • HB 2245: Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13).
  • HB 2251: Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2270: Increasing the effective period for domestic violence protective orders (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2293: Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor. (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2296: Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care. (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2297: Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents. (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2298: Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abuse and neglected children (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13). 
  • HB 2299: Requiring certain insurance companies to participate in information data matches with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement. (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2300: regulating the use of the internet by children (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13).
  • HB 2305: BPA-Free Kids Act (pending, house health and human resources committee, as of 2/13/13).
  • HB 2314: Authorizing a family court judge to order a child to be taken into custody in emergency situations(pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13).
  • HB 2324: Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent, guardian, or custodian who abuses a child. (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2338: Requiring a convicted sex offender who volunteers for an organization whose volunteers have contact with minors to inform that organization of his/her conviction. (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2349: Increasing the number of child protective service workers (pending, house health and human resources committee, as of 2/13/13).
  • HB 2400: Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education institutions (pending, house education committee, as of 2/13/13).
  • HB 2409: Relating to child welfare (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)
  • HB 2424: Relating to automatic revocation of a will upon legal separation and excluding from the definition of “surviving spouse.” (pending, house judiciary committee, as of 2/13/13)