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The MSBA Family Law Section Presents

Section Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. prior to the CLE Program


1. Welcome and Introductions

2. Approval of minutes

3. Report of the Chair

4. Treasurer's Report: Ryan Anderson

5. Committee Reports:

A.  Amicus
B.  Domestic Abuse
C.  Strategic Planning
D.  Publications
E.  Legislation

6. Old Business

7. New Business



Neutrals - Guardians, Child Specialists (CLI), Expeditors, Custody/Parenting Time Evaluators/Coaches and Consultants: What Does Your Case Require?

Judy Sherwood, MA, LMFT, LPC, MBA will discuss the many different specialists and the benefits and risks with the involvement of outside professionals. She will sort out the options available -- Guardian ad Litem, Custody/Parenting Time Evaluator, Parenting Consultant or Coach, Mediator, Parenting Time Expeditor, Child Specialist (Collaborative Law) -- and answer your questions. She will discuss the practical considerations to keep in mind with the appointment of any child specialist: limits on authority (legal and practical), confidentiality, and the cost to the family.


Judy Sherwood, MA, LMFT, LPC, MBA

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for



Date:   Saturday, February 20, 2010
Time:   10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location:   MSBA Office
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
Minneapolis, MN 55402 

Teleconferencing is available.  Please contact Ashley Hacker at 612-278-6305 or if you are interested in teleconferencing.