The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Family Law Section present
High Conflict Cases: Handling the Emergency and Pseudo-Emergency in Your Family Law Practice

Course Classification: Intermediate
Telephonic Seminar: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Course No. 1308R

This seminar will address strategies for dealing with high-conflict cases in your family law practice. This seminar will include tips for distinguishing between emergency and non-emergency issues, approaches for dealing proactively with economic and noneconomic issues in the high-conflict case, and an overview of third party resources to assist clients and facilitate case management.

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Connection Time

12:00 p.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Welcome/Introduction of Speakers
Linda I. Braithwaite, Esq., Trinity Program Chair

12:05 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Sending out an SOS: What Truly Constitutes an “Emergency” Pleading and Responding to Emergency Issues
Judge Susan Greenhawt, 17th Judicial Circuit

12:45 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.
Your Poor Planning is Not My Emergency: Dealing with Economic and Non-Economic Issues in High-Conflict Cases
Richard West, Esq., Orlando

1:25 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Help is on the Way: Using Mental Health Experts, Parenting Coordinators, and Other Resources in High-Conflict Cases
Dr. Deborah O. Day, Winter Park

1:50 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Question and Answer Session

How do Telephone seminars work?
Registrants will receive dial-in connection instructions two days prior to the scheduled course date via e-mail. If The Florida Bar does not have your e-mail address contact the Order Entry Department at 850-561-5831, two days prior to the event for the instructions. The operator will verify the entry of each call. Only those attorneys registered for this seminar will receive CLE credit. CLE credit will be applied within two weeks after the attendance record has been verified.

Effective July 1, 2010, every CLE course will feature an electronic course book in lieu of a printed book for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable, downloadable, printable material will be available via e-mail several days in advance of the live course presentation or thereafter for purchased products. We strongly encourage you to purchase the book separately if you prefer your material printed but do not want to print it yourself.

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Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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