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Courts Temporarily Moving to Remote Hearings for Family Law

The Chief Justice has issued a new order effective November 30, 2020 which impacts family law practitioners. The order is attached. Essentially effective November 30, 2020, with the exceptions of jury trials proceeding to completion or grand juries that were empaneled and taking evidence which will continue until completion, all other proceedings in the district Read more…

NAVIGATING THE HOLIDAYS WITH COVID-19: CREATE A ROADMAP FOR SUCCESS

The following are useful tools to help divorced/separated parents sharing custody get through the upcoming holidays in the midst of a continuing pandemic with a minimum of conflict and stress. PLAN EARLY: If there is one piece of advice you take away from these guidelines, it has to be this one. If there was ever Read more…

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Courts Temporarily Moving to Remote Hearings for Family Law

The Chief Justice has issued a new order effective November 30, 2020 which impacts family law practitioners. The order is attached. Essentially effective November 30, 2020, with the exceptions of jury trials proceeding to completion or grand juries that were empaneled and taking evidence which will continue until completion, all other proceedings in the district Read more…

NAVIGATING THE HOLIDAYS WITH COVID-19: CREATE A ROADMAP FOR SUCCESS

The following are useful tools to help divorced/separated parents sharing custody get through the upcoming holidays in the midst of a continuing pandemic with a minimum of conflict and stress. PLAN EARLY: If there is one piece of advice you take away from these guidelines, it has to be this one. If there was ever Read more…

ADR Ethics Board Seeking Family Law Mental Health Professional Member

I write to you in my capacity as the Chair of the ADR Ethics Board. We have two openings for the Board: one for a judicial officer and another where we are hoping to get a mental health provider, as our non-judicial membership is mostly comprised of attorneys. The overwhelming number of complaints we receive Read more…