Essential Motions Practices for Divorce and Custody Cases
Motions play an important part in divorce and can have a significant impact on the outcome of a case. In this program, our faculty will provide you with practical tips and know-how needed for proper filing of emergency, pre-, and post-trial motions during the divorce process. Pick up strategies and sample language required for effective motions - register today!
Analyze scenarios in which motions are most likely to succeed.
Explore how to effectively use discovery and evidence motions to get what you need and get it admitted.
Learn how to help clients with post-judgment modifications of child support, alimony, and asset possession.
Go through examples of persuasive sample language for pre-trial motions.
Understanding Procedural and Substantive Motions
Restraining and Protective Orders, Preliminary Injunctions, and Supporting Affidavits
Petitions for Habeas Corpus
Emergency Motion for Sole Custody
Motions and Oppositions for Temporary Orders (w/ Samples)
Child Custody and Visitation
Child and Spousal Support
Exclusive Possession of the House
Utilizing Discovery-Evidence Motions (w/ Samples)
Motion to Compel Discovery/Order of Compliance
Motions in Limine and Other Discovery Protective Orders
Disclosure of Expert Witnesses
Motion for Scheduling Order (Depositions/Discovery)
Establishing Grounds for Post-Trial Motions (w/ Samples)
Richard J Eisen is a partner at the St. Louis law firm of Growe Eisen Karlen Eilerts, LLC. He concentrates his practice in the area of family/domestic law, including dissolution of marriage, legal separation, paternity, maintenance, child support, child custody, modification matters, enforcement, and pre/post-nuptial agreements. Mr. Eisen has tried and settled numerous complex family law cases. He frequently lectures and publishes articles in the area of family law. Mr. Eisen is a certified divorce mediator and has been appointed by the court as a guardian ad litem for children in custody disputes. Mr. Eisen is a member of The Missouri Bar (past-chair, Legislative Subcommittee of the Family Law Section), the St. Louis County Bar Association (past-president and Executive Board member), the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Washington University and his J.D. degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Ashley Shula is an attorney with Growe Eisen Karlen Eilerts, LLC. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. She concentrates her practice exclusively in family and domestic law, including dissolution of marriage, legal separation, paternity, maintenance, child custody, child support, orders of protection, and modification matters. Ms. Shula graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law, where she was the Vice President of the Family Law Association, and the President of the Public Interest Law Group. Her interest for family law began while interning at Land of Lincoln Legal Aid in Illinois, where she later worked as an attorney. Ms. Shula remains involved with Land of Lincoln as a member of the Young Friends Board.
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