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CLE: The ABC's of UCCJEA: Interstate & International Application
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3/29/2017
When: Wednesday, March 29
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: BAMC Building
27 West Jefferson Street
ROCKVILLE, Maryland  20850
United States
Contact: Yesenia Mendez
301.340.2534


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Moderator: Melissa Kucinski, Esq. of MK Family Law

Speakers: Hadrian N. Hatfield, of Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy Ecker; Sheila J. Kadagathur, of Hostetter Strent LLC; Kelly A. Powers of Miles & Stockbridge, P.C. and The Honorable Joseph M. Quirk, Circuit Court for Montgomery County

Child custody cases increasingly involve parents who no longer reside in the same state. It’s essential to understand how UCCJEA works so you can confidently advise and effectively represent your client in an interstate child custody matter. Important topics that will be presented include: Establishing an initial child custody order; “Home state” jurisdiction; Communication between courts of different states; Modifying an existing custody order; Temporary emergency jurisdiction; Recognition and Enforcing a custody order; and UCCJEA’s international application. Recent Maryland Court of Special Appeals cases, including Pilkington v. Pilkington (11/29/16); Cabrera v. Mercado (9/28/16); and Garba v. Ndiaye, 227 Md. App. 162 (2016), will be discussed.

Registration Fees:          Early Bird/After Early Bird

     New Practitioners                  $35/$45

     Members                                $65/$75

    Non-Members   
                      $120/$130

*Early Bird rates end March 14th; Regular rates begin March 15th*