Get Familiar with the Divorce Case Process, Step-By-Step
To some clients, divorce litigation often implies an immediate route to trial but the process is more nuanced than that. In this program, join our experienced faculty as they guide you through every essential step and the core mechanics of a divorce case. Know what to consider like the timing of divorce discovery or ADR settlement options when helping your client get through a case. Register today!
Review the entire sequence of the divorce litigation process.
Know what to look for in prospective clients and documents when deliberating representation.
Understand how current technology has affected the discovery stage of divorce.
Discover how courts treat requests for support modification.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for attorneys. Paralegals may also benefit from this course.
Divorce Case Intake and Commencing a Divorce Action
Diane M Kaer is the owner of Kaer Law, P.C., where she practices in the areas of family law and drafting wills. She has served as a mediator, arbitrator, and pro tem judge. Ms. Kaer earned her J.D. degree from Western State University College of Law, San Diego. She is admitted to practice in California and Minnesota. Ms. Kaer is a member of the State Bar of California, member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and Family Law Section, member of the Dakota County, First District Bar, Minnesota, and a member of the Minnesota Women Lawyers.
Corinne Kaplan is president/CEO of her southeastern Wisconsin based law firm, Kaplan Law Firm, S.C., founded in 1992. Additionally, she serves as a law professor teaching sport law, business law, accounting, tax, economics, ethics, and human resources management. Ms. Kaplan also has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Lakeland College, Indiana University - Bloomington, and other institutions. Her previous experience includes working in the tax department of Peat Marwick; serving as in-house counsel for the Kidder Peabody investment firm; and in the tax and sport departments for Davis & Kuelthau, S.C. law firm, as well as two domestic relations boutique firms. Ms. Kaplan has provided legal counsel for many sport industry and hospital based charitable organizations. She has published articles for Corporate Report Wisconsin and other publications, and has frequently presented key note addresses, papers, and seminars for National Business Institute, local bar associations, local management associations, business and management universities, Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the National Sport Lawyers Association. She earned her B.A. degree from Indiana University-Bloomington and her J.D. degree from Indiana University-Indianapolis. Ms. Kaplan is admitted to the Wisconsin Bar, and served as the 2010 president of the Ozaukee County Bar Association.
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