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BBA Virtual CLE: What Every Family Law Practitioner Needs to Know About Veterans & Servicemembers

Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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The BBA presents live webinars and virtual events via Zoom. Please register for this program through your BBA account at least two hours before the start time of the program to receive the Zoom webinar link. 

In this CLE, the panelists will discuss the following:

  1. Military & Veteran Culture: what you need to know to work well with a veteran or servicemember client, basic overview of military structure and armed forces
  2. Servicemember-Specific Laws & Procedures re Divorce & Child Custody: SCRA, service on military bases, considerations re: deployments and active duty, jurisdictional issues
  3. Military & Veteran Benefits in Divorce & Child Custody: federal veteran benefits, military retirement benefits, military income--what is marital property and what isn't; VA apportionment
  4. Pro Bono: call to action for helping servicemembers and veterans with family law issues, note possibility of limited assistance representation

Registration Categories:
Premier Member - Free. Included as part of Membership
Premier Sponsor Firm Government Lawyer/ Legal Services – Free. Included as part of Membership
BBA Member - $120.00
BBA Member - Legal Services/ Government Lawyer - $70.00
Non-Member - $240.00
Law Student - $30.00

BBA Webinars &  Virtual Events are supported by the Joan B. DiCola Fund. To learn more or support this fund, click here.

Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):




Jenna Kim


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