The Hon. Donald A. Kessler (Ret.) will be a panelist for the “2020 Family Law Symposium,” to be presented on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 9:00am – 4:30pm. The program will be presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education in cooperation with the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick.
The Family Law Symposium is New Jersey’s leading family law conference, examining many of today's cutting-edge matrimonial law issues. The program agenda will include the following topics:
- Top Ten 2019 Reported Decisions
- The Alimony Statutory Factors – How To Effectively Apply Alimony Factors To Determine The Amount Of An Alimony Award and The Duration Of Alimony
- Equitable Distribution Of Marital Assets In An Equitable Manner – Equitable Distribution Should Be Equitable, Which Is Not Necessarily Equal
- Things Lawyers Should Consider
- Intrastate and Interstate Relocation – The Aftermath Of Bisbing, How To Shape Our Intrastate Relocations Laws, and An Ariel View Of How Other States Address Intrastate Relocation
- Understanding and Using Different Trusts As Tools In Family Law Cases – A Discussion Of Equitable Distribution Trusts, Tannen Trusts, College Trusts, Ilets, Personal Residence Trusts
- How Technology Has Expanded, Redefined and Reshaped Family Law
- Unpublished But Not Unimportant – 2019 Unpublished Family Law Decisions That Warrant Your Attention
Judge Kessler is Of Counsel in the firm’s Litigation and Family Law Departments, where he focuses his practice on resolving commercial and family law disputes through mediation and arbitration as an alternative to traditional litigation. In the area of family law, Judge Kessler's experience encompasses issues related to alimony, child support, custody, equitable distribution, relocation, domestic violence and reimbursement of counsel fees.
Additional program details and registration at: 2020 Family Law Symposium