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At its Dec. 7 breakfast meeting, the Family Law Section had the pleasure of hearing a panel of four leaders who help ensure that victims of domestic violence get the legal help that they need to stay safe and break the cycle of violence. Honorable Judge Berryl A. Anderson, chief judge of the DeKalb County Magistrate Court, was the principal speaker. She was joined by Ayonna Johnson, director of legal services of the Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence, Toni Roberts, executive director of the DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (DVLF), and Limia Obadi, domestic violence program manager of Tapestri. The panel discussed the TPO process in DeKalb County and what we all can and should be doing to end domestic violence.
The Family Law Section of the DeKalb Bar held its monthly meeting on October 5. The guest speaker was Lynn Pasqualetti, managing partner of HLM Financial Group based in Decatur, Georgia. Ms. Pasqualetti presented on techniques for obtaining Third Party…
Advanced Issues Facing Custody Litigators and Guardians ad Litem
October 6, 2017 │ 7.5 CLE Hours
$150 for members of the DeKalb Bar Association Family Law Section
$170 for non-members or on-site registration
$75 for Legal Aid / legal services / court staff / law students (mail-in registration)
Register at dekalbbar.org
Presented by The DeKalb Bar Association Family Law Section
Alice Limehouse and Georgia Lord, Program Co-chairs
State Bar of Georgia Conference Center, 104 Marietta St., NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Here is the program outline for the day:
" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]The DBA Family Law Section (FLS) welcomed several DeKalb Superior Court Judges to the August breakfast who spoke to the FLS section and shared their observations on mandatory e-filing in DeKalb County. Be sure to join…
Attorney Ian M. Falcone spoke at the May 4 breakfast meeting of the DeKalb Bar Association’s Family Law Section. Mr. Falcone has practiced law in the courts of Georgia, New York, Connecticut, and federal courts, and his firm, The Falcone Law Firm, P.C., specializes in complex bankruptcies, domestic law and small business matters. His presentation, titled “A Few Things Every Divorce Lawyer Should Know About Bankruptcy Law,” provided supremely helpful practice tips that every attorney should know.
If you missed the FLS breakfast on May 4, be sure to join us for the next one on June 1! The Family Law Section Breakfast is held on the first Thursday of each month, 7:30-9 am at the historic…