The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Young Lawyers Division present
Basic Family Law 2012

Course Classification: Basic Level
Live Presentation: Friday, November 9, 2012
Tampa Airport Marriott * 4200 George J. Bean Parkway * Tampa, FL 33607 * (813) 879-5151

Course No. 1526R

This course is an overview of the basic elements of Family Law to include topics on retainer agreements and initial consultations, military and family law, relocation, discovery, enforcement of final judgements, alternatives to litigation, and equitable distribution, alimony, child support and time-sharing.

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Late Registration

8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
The Potential Family Law Client (Initial Consultation Topics, Retainer Agreements)
Raymond J. Rafool, II, Miami

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Military and Family Law
Peter Cushing, Orlando

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Judge Tonya Rainwater, Viera

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Felicia Williams, Wesley Chapel

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Enforcing the Final Judgment
Thomas C. Saunders, Bartow

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Alternatives to Fierce Litigation
Beth Reineke, Tampa

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Family Law Litigation Issues:
Equitable Distribution, Child Support, Time-Sharing, Alimony, Palimony, Domestic Partnership Rights
O. Kim Byrd, Tampa


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