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The MSBA's Family Section Presents


"Family Court Red Flags for Non USC Citizens/Dual Citizens"

Discuss red flags observed when representing dual citizens and non-usc parties in family court with regards to the intersection of various immigration laws and family laws, including the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, U.S. State Department guidelines for divorce and custody decrees, family based immigration sponsorship and the I-8964 contract, entering divorce decrees in other countries and dealing with travel restrictions in parenting time and documents.


Ana Maria Gomez 
Universidad Catolica Andres Bello: Abogada Hamline University Law School: Master of Laws William Mitchell College of Law: Juris Doctor Licensed to practice in Venezuela, and before the Minnesota Supreme Court and the United States District Court. Fluent in Spanish and English

Patricia Perez-Jenkins 
University of Minnesota Law School: Juris Doctor Harvard University: Bachelor's Degree in Government Licensed to practice before the Minnesota Supreme Court and the United States District Court. Fluent in Spanish and English

1 hour of Standard CLE credit approved (event code: 165334)



Date:   Saturday, March 10, 2012
Time:   11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380 Minneapolis, MN 55402 


Section Members:  Free
MSBA Members (But Not Family Section Members):  $5.00
Law Students:  Free
Non-MSBA Members:  $10.00


"There is No Such Thing as a Stupid Question" - Question and answer session with family law experts from 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

0.5 Standard CLE credit to be approved (event code: 166347)

The Family Law Section will have a monthly meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. The Domestic Abuse Committee will meet from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Participation by web and audio is available. Please indicate this option when registering or contact Tamara Patton at

Satellite Locations: There are satellite locations available in the following communities:

Duluth -- Eskomo Pizza Pies, Esko, MN, hosted by Peter Radosevich
Northfield -- Arnold Law & Mediation, 220 Division Street S, Northfield, MN, hosted by Carl Arnold

Please contact Tamara Patton for further information regarding the satellite locations.


Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed. Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336