Family Law Section

  • Family Law Section
    The purpose of this Section shall be to bring together, for the furtherance of their mutual interests, and the public interest, members of the New York State Bar Association who are concerned about matrimonial and family law.
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    Family Law Section Annual Report The 2014-15 NYSBA Annual Report is now available online. View a brief overview of the Family Law Section’s accomplishments, activities and events this past year. (click image to view)
  • Upcoming Events
    • January 28, 2016: Family Law Section Annual Meeting

      FAMILY LAW SECTION ANNUAL MEETING - THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016 

      REGISTER ONLINE NOW!
      OR DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM HERE 

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      12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Reception and Luncheon at the NY Hilton Midtown
      Keynote speaker: The Honorable Leslie E. Stein, Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals
      Would you like to purchase a table? Complete the Table Reservation Form. Table seats 10 / Cost is $675.00 per table.

      2:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. MCLE Program at the NY Hilton Midtown
      The New Maintenance Guidelines — Everything You Must Know and More. 

      5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chair’s Cocktail Reception at the The New York Athletic Club
      180 Central Park South, NYC

      CLE Credits: this program has been approved for a total of 3 MCLE credit hours in Areas of Professional Practice. This program is transitional and is suitable for MCLE credit for newly-admitted attorneys.

      For overnight room accommodations, please call the New York Hilton Midtown at 1-800-445-8667 and identify yourself as a member of the New York State Bar Association. Room rates are $260.00 for single/double occupancy. You also can reserve your overnight room online at www.nysba.org/am16accomm

      Are you interested in participating as a sponsor? click here to view the different sponsorship opportunities. 

    • Family Law Section 2016 Summer Meeting - July 7-9

      Save the Date!
      The Family Law Section summer meeting will be held July 7-9, 2016 at The Equinox Resort in Manchester, VT.

      Registration and Hotel information to follow.

  • Join The Section

    Be a part of this Section and become a well-informed advocate for the myriad of issues affecting families today. The Section publishes the must-read Family Law Review. Enjoy online access to the Family Law Internet Sampler which encourages Section members to use technology to its greatest advantage. The Section's ever-popular annual summer meeting has become a hot spot for Section networking. Achieve professional recognition through exclusive committee involvement like Family Court and Child Custody, and Special Committees including Legal Representation of Children and Long-Range Planning.

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  • Family Law Review

    VIEW THE LATEST FAMILY LAW REVIEW

    The Family Law Review features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of family law on various topics. including divorce, equitable distribution, prenuptial agreements, child custody and adoption. Also featured are Selected Cases and Recent Legislation, Decisions, and Trends. The Family Law Review is published by the Family Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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