Timothy Coughlin – NHAJ Family Law Forum Brochure 2009

2009 NHAJ Family Law Forum:

“Crazy Love”

February 13, 2009
C.R. Sparks (The Event Center) Bedford, NH

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

“Bring Me All Your Lovin’”

9:00 – 9:05 Introductory Remarks

“Friday the 13th”

• Timothy C. Coughlin, Esquire, Moderator
Coughlin, Rainboth, Murphy & Lown (Portsmouth)

9:05 – 9:50 Settlement Negotiation and Trial Preparation

“Breaking Up is Hard to Do”

• William E. Brennan, Esquire
Brennan, Caron, Lenehan & Iacopino (Manchester)

9:50 – 10:40 Developments in the Law of Child Support and Alimony:

“Money for Nothin’”

• Jennifer A. Lemire, Esquire
Wiggin & Nourie, P.A. (Manchester)

10:40 – 10:55 Morning Break

“Take it Easy”

10:55 – 11:45 Property Division, Experts and Trial Issues:

“Love is a Battlefield”

• R. David DePuy, Esquire
McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton (Manchester)

11:45 – 12:35 Developments in the Law of Parental Rights & Responsibilities

“What’s Love Got To Do With It?”

• Briana M. Coakley- Hoyt, Esquire
Coakley-Hoyt & Hyde (Portsmouth)

12:35 – 1:35 Lunch (On Your Own)

“I Wanna Be — All By Myself”

1:35 – 1:50 A Brief View from the Bench:

“Grand Master Flash”

• Honorable ___________________
Marital Master

• Honorable ___________________
Marital Master
1:50 – 2:40 Running a Healthy Divorce Practice in 2009

“She Works Hard for the Money”

• Pamela A. Peterson, Esquire
Devine, Millimet & Branch (Manchester)
2:40 – 3:30 The New Uniform Support Order and Medical Costs

“My Achin’ Heart”

• Kevin Landry, Esquire
NH Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Child Support (Concord)

3:30 – 3:45 Afternoon Break

“Every Breath You Take”

3:45 – 4:30 A Longer Look from the Bench:

“Shot Through the Heart”
“Save the Best for Last”

• Honorable __________________
Marital Master

• Honorable __________________
Marital Master
• Note: The Marital Masters listed in this program have been invited to participate for the entire day, judicial responsibilities permitting, so that their involvement will not be limited to the above times, and will instead be welcomed and encouraged throughout the seminar.

Continuingly mindful of the increasing number of family law practitioners within its ranks, the NHAJ, renowned as the expert in CLE programs in New Hampshire, offers this now annually held seminar involving divorce and family law issues. The speakers are all experienced and highly regarded New Hampshire practitioners. In addition, Marital Masters will be on hand to listen to the program, offer their comments, and provide an invaluable forum to answer questions from the registrants.

This unique program will present a day-long, in-depth analysis of topical issues in the practice of domestic relations. Attendance at this annual CLE has in the past been very high and this CLE has been extremely well received and evaluated by the attendees. Registrants will receive valuable forms, helpful discovery materials and various selected pleadings in order to maximize this constructive learning opportunity. While the practice pointers are presented, counsel and participants will discuss the topics in-depth and the Marital Masters will remark upon the presentation.

You will receive helpful information and instructive strategies on handling such issues as changes in the law of child support, alimony and miscellaneous child-related expenses; effectively representing clients involved in contested proceedings and applying the statutory factors of asset distribution; investigating and discovering the assets and incomes of parties and appropriately using experts; and how to effectively implement mediation. Other areas of discussion include how to implement the revised USO’s in your practice, and how to effectively balance settlement tactics and trial preparation in any particular matter.

This seminar is a must for all domestic practitioners, whether seasoned trial lawyers or less experienced family law attorneys.