Timothy Coughlin – NHAJ Family Law Forum Brochure 2013

13th Annual
2013 NHAJ Family Law Forum:
“We Are Never, Ever Getting
Back Together”

February 15, 2013
Southeastern Regional Education Service Center
29 Commerce Drive, Bedford, NH

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

“Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’”

9:00 – 9:05 Introductory Remarks

“My Heart Will Go On”

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

9:05 – 9:50 High Conflict Cases, Co-Parent Counseling, Anger Management,
Psychological Evaluations and Other Head Games

“Sometimes it Lasts in Love, But Sometimes it Hurts Instead”

• Sarah Avery-Leaf, PhD., Clinical Psychologist
1 Middle St., Suite 202, Portsmouth, NH 03801

9:50 – 10:40 Child Support, Alimony and Domestic Violence Petitions
– Developments in the Law

“Blue Money”

• Jocelyn Stachowske, Esquire
Shaheen & Gordon, PA (Dover)

10:40 – 10:55 Morning Break

“Easy Lover”

10:55 – 11:45 Representing and Defending Against Clients in the Military

“Lawyers, Guns & Money”

• Anna Zimmerman, Esquire
Law Office of Maureen Raiche Manning (Manchester)

11:45 – 12:35 The Role of the GAL and Mediation

“Call Me Maybe”

• Lynn Aaby, Esquire
Aaby Law Office (Exeter)

12:35 – 1:35 Lunch (Buffet Lunch at Site)

“Eat It”
1:35 – 1:50 A Brief View from the Bench:

“Don’t Be Cruel (To a Heart That’s True)”

• Honorable Nancy Geiger, Marital Master

• Honorable Robert J. Foley, Marital Master

• Honorable Michael H. Garner, Marital Master

• Honorable Paul Moore, Circuit Court Judge

1:50 – 2:40 Temporary Hearings and Other Miscellaneous Hearings

“You Don’t Know What Love Is”

• Heather Krans, Esquire
The Stein Law Firm, PLLC (Concord)
2:40 – 3:30 Divorce Lawyer Office Management

“Rolling in the Deep”

• Theodore Parent, Esquire
Parent Professional Association (Keene)
3:30 – 3:45 Afternoon Break

“Every Breath You Take”

3:45 – 4:30 Judicial/Panel/Attendee Discussion:

“I Fought the Law and the Law Won”

• Honorable Nancy Geiger, Marital Master

• Honorable Robert J. Foley, Marital Master

• Honorable Michael H. Garner, Marital Master
4:30 – 4:32 Concluding Remarks

“Forget You”

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

• Note: The Marital Masters and Circuit Court Judges listed in this program are invited to participate for the entire day, judicial responsibilities permitting, so that their involvement is not be limited to the above, 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 annually held seminar involving divorce and family law issues. The speakers are all experienced and highly regarded New Hampshire practitioners. In addition, Marital Masters and Circuit Court Judges 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 and Circuit Court Judges will remark upon the presentation.

You will receive helpful information and instructive strategies on handling such issues as temporary hearings and domestic violence proceedings; reviewing changes in the law of child support and alimony; effectively representing clients involved in proceedings involving one of the party’s military service; how to skillfully handle your mediation practice; and effectively involving the Guardian ad Litem in your cases. Other instruction includes how the issues of anger management, co-parenting counseling, and the availability of psychological evaluations of either party will affect parenting and other issues in high conflict cases. Additionally, there will be instruction on law office management and

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