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CLE - Representing Military Personnel and Veterans: Family Law and Domestic Relations

Thursday, September 26, 2013 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

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The Boston Bar Association is proud to offer this four-part series of specialized programs to those members of the legal community who have interest in providing legal assistance to veterans, members of the military, and their families.

This program will cover issues specific to veterans and members of the military, such as the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; jurisdictional issues in divorce and child support matters; Division of Military Retirement Pay; understanding military pay and allowances; understanding the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (the agency that implements garnishments and collecting child support); guardianships; and abuse prevention orders.

*Please note that all course materials for this series will be electronic only and sent via email to all registrants via email prior to the session.

Program Chair:
Anna M. Schleelein, Esq.
Co-Director, Shelter Legal Services

Registration Categories
BBA Member - $50.00
Non-Member - $85.00

Attend one, two, three, or all four sessions FREE when you join our Lawyer Referral Service’s Veterans and Military Panel.  Please Email Solana Goss at for more information.

The BBA’s Lawyer Referral Service offers assistance to veterans, military personnel, and families of service members who need lawyers with specific training or expertise in addition to reduced fee and pro bono legal assistance.  To learn more about this service please email us at or call (617) 778-1978.

Below is a complete list of our Representing Military Personnel and Veterans CLE Sessions:

Family Law and Domestic Relations (current selected program)
September 26, 2013 ~ 4PM - 7PM

Bankruptcy and Consumer Finance
October 17, 2013 ~ 4PM - 7PM

Estate Planning, Employment Law, and Landlord / Tenant Law
November 7, 2013 ~ 4PM - 7PM

Veterans Benefits
November 21, 2013 ~ 3PM - 7PM

Registration Categories for Each Session:
BBA Member - $50.00
Non-Member - $85.00

Those interested in joining the Lawyer Referral Service’s Veterans and Military Panel - and thereby attending at no cost - cannot register online, please email Solana Goss at

If the cost of these programs would prohibit you from attending, please contact us.


Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):




Kristen White


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