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CHILDREN’S TESTIMONY IN DOMESTIC ABUSE PROCEEDINGS TRAINING

REGISTER SOON! SPACE IS LIMITED! FREE CLE/Training for Attorneys and Advocates Children’s Testimony in Domestic Abuse Proceedings Training October 5, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Want to have a better understanding of the role of the child and permissibility of their testimony in domestic abuse proceedings? This training is for you! The Family Court Enhancement Project Read more…

2018 AFCC NATIONAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP

Thanks to the continued and generous support of members and sponsors, AFCC and AFCC-MN are offering a $600 scholarship to attend the: 55th National AFCC Annual Conference Compassionate Family Court Systems: The Role of Trauma-Informed Jurisprudence June 6-9, 2018 Washington Hilton Hotel Washington, D.C. The scholarship covers registration fees for one person to attend the conference, including conference-provided Read more…

2018-19 SPONSORSHIPS

Dear Friends and Colleagues: AFCC (Association of Family and Conciliation Courts), Minnesota Chapter is pleased to announce a great opportunity to enrich and expand your practice and network with other professionals in the family law courts community.  We’ve had exceptional participation in our sponsorship program for the past SIX YEARS, and we hope to continue this established tradition Read more…

2018-19 NOMINATIONS

In accordance with the AFCC-MN bylaws, the Nominations Committee would like to set forth the following slate of nominees for terms beginning in 2018: President-Elect: The Honorable James Street, Referee of Family Court Vice-President:  Courtney Schneider, J.D. Secretary: Lee Novelli, J.D. Board of Directors (3-year term):   Melissa Chawla, J.D. Zak Chesson, Hennepin County Family Court Services Mediator/Evaluator Deborah Link, MA, LPCC, LMFT   Read more…

2017 AFCC NATIONAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP

Thanks to the continued and generous support of members and sponsors, AFCC and AFCC-MN are offering a $600 scholarship to attend the: 54th National AFCC Annual Conference Turning the Kaleidoscope of Family Conflict into a Prism of Harmony May 31-June 3, 2017 Sheraton Boston Hotel Boston, MA The scholarship covers registration fees for one person to Read more…

FAMILY COURT: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REVISITED

Free Training Opportunity – April 14, 2017 With support from the Minnesota Supreme Court and the Fourth Judicial District, the FCEP is hosting a multidisciplinary domestic violence training   Family Court: Domestic Violence Revisited April 14, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Mitchell Hamline School of Law   875 Summit Avenue St. Paul, MN Read more…

NEW MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS WITH AFCC-MN IN 2017

Beginning January 1st, 2017, a membership with AFCC-MN has more great benefits! AFCC-MN members can now: Attend all Lunch & Learns for free. Save 50% on registration for Half-day Seminars. With these new benefits, your AFCC membership pays for itself. Not a member yet? Click here to register today and take advantage of these great new offers. Or Read more…

BECOME AN AFCC-MN SPONSOR TODAY!

Dear Friends and Colleagues: AFCC (Association of Family and Conciliation Courts), Minnesota Chapter is pleased to announce a great opportunity to enrich and expand your practice and network with other professionals in the family law courts community.  We’ve had exceptional participation in our sponsorship program for the past FOUR YEARS, and we hope to continue Read more…

IN MEMORY OF DONELDON DENNIS

AFCC-MN is sad to announce the passing of Doneldon Dennis, an influential member of AFCC-MN. Doneldon devoted his career to families in conflict. Having worked in mental health care at the Crisis Intervention Center, Doneldon joined Hennepin County Domestic relations in 1980. Doneldon was an early supporter of AFCC-MN, presenting at conferences and making many Read more…

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