Presenter:
Stephen Temko, CFLS, CALS

18th Annual Spring Seminar: “Titles, Transfers and Transmutations: When Spouses Change the Character of Assets and Obligations,” including Pre‑Conference Institute: Advanced Attorneys’ Fees

Fundamentals of Transmutations – Dawn Gray, CFLS; Stephen J. Wagner, CFLS Title Presumptions and Burdens of Proof – Stephen Temko, CFLS, CALS ’Til Death or Divorce Do Us Part: Probate and Family Law Crossover Issues – Hon. Mitchell Beckloff; Diana E. Richmond, CFLS; Avery Cooper, CFLS Title, Transfers and Transmutation Trial Practicum – Peter M. Walzer, CFLS; Christopher Melcher, CFLS Settlement Practicum: Outside the Box Settlement Tools – Eileen Preville, CFLS Ask the Judges: “The Last Word” – Hon. Thomas Trent Lewis; Hon. Michael Naughton; Hon. Maren Nelson

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19 Ways to Change a Judge’s Mind Without an Appeal

Prepare for the appeal when you prepare your case for trial. Our presenters overlay the procedural timelines with the various forms of relief available as your case progresses from stipulations before trial through prejudgment motions, motions during trial, motions after judgment is entered, and available relief until filing of the Notice of Appeal. Our panel are experts in this process. Steve Temko is dual certified in Family Law and Appeals. There are more than 19 Motions and Requests fully presented in the materials with this program — a Handbook of 37 possible motions in 100 pages by Steve Temko and also the slides of the presentation also found in the video. You will not find this concise wealth of information on alternatives to an Appeal in any other place.

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22nd Annual Spring Seminar: “Truth or Consequences… The Intricacies of Fiduciary Duties”

Judicial Responder Panel: Hon Diana Gould Saltman; Hon Thomas Trent Lewis; Hon Robert Schnider, Ret; Hon Marjorie Slabach, Ret Why I love Fiduciary Duties and Why should love them, too presented by Dawn Gray, CFLS Managing your own client’s compliance with fudiciary obligations presented by Stephen Wagner CFLS and Edward Thomas CFLS Here, There, But not everywhere; Unique problems involving fiduciary duties presented by Stephen Temko CALS CFLS and Sandra Joan Morris CFLS How do you induce the opposing party to comply? presented by Sharon Kalemkiarian CFLS and Sharon Blanchet CFLS Balancing business interests and fiduciary duties presented by Peter Walzer CFLS and Hon Mark Juhas Litigating a fiduciary duty claim presented by Stephen Wagner CFLS and Robert Blevans CFLS AS the Judges – The last word on “The Intricacies of Fiduciary Duties” presented by Hon Dianna Gould Saltman; Hon Thomas Trent Lewis; Hon Robert A Schnider, Ret; Hon Marjorie A Slabach, Ret

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23rd Annual Spring Seminar: “Submitted: Mastering Rulings, Orders & Judgments”

Garrett C. Dailey, CFLS Faculty (Bench): Faculty (Bar): Justice Dennis Cornell Robert Brandt, CFLS Hon. John Chemelski, Ret. Ronald Granberg, CFLS Hon. Dianna Gould-Saltman Babarba Hammers, CFLS Hon. Erick Larsh John Hodson, CFLS Hon. Mark S. Millard Sherry Peterson, CFLS Hon. Thomas Trent Lewis Leslie Ellen Shear, CALS, CFLS Hon. Marge A. Slabach, Ret. Stephen Temko, CALS, CFLS Hon. Alice Vilandi Elaine Tumonis, Esq.

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Here, There, But Not Everywhere: Problems Involving Fiduciary Duties

Among other unique issues, the panelists will offer tips for applying fiduciary duties in mediation, collaborative law, post-judgment and other situations. Can fiduciary duties be built into mediation or the collaborative process to survive either process and not be shielded by mediation confidentiality? How can fiduciary duties be waived? Can parties contractually extend fiduciary and disclosure duties beyond the division of community property? This panel will explore these and other issues.

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Justice for Bad Actors: Sanctions, Remedies and Defenses

Review of the procedural methods to seek damages and sanctions including the use of alternate valuation, remedies for violation of fiduciary duties, misappropriation, omitted assets, breach of warranty, 271 conduct, Rules of Court and defenses to each. Stephen Temko has over 37 years in family law and appeals and will review all the potential remedies for those special spouses who have earned harsh treatment from the family court.

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