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February 23 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST

An in-depth examination of all children’s issues in family law cases, including the 2023 legislative changes and case law, best interest factors, post-judgment actions, and parenting support. Panelists include presiding members of the Judiciary as well as Board Certified Family Law Practitioners from around the State of Florida.

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8:30 AM – 8:35 AM
Welcome and Introductions
Anastasia Mahone, Esq., Shamy, El Fadil & Mahone, Boca Raton, FL
William Norvell, Esq., Sasser, Cestero & Roy, West Palm Beach, FL

8:35 AM – 9:15 AM
Best Interest Session A: 61.13(3) Best Interest Factors in a Post 50/50 Presumption Era
Hon. Michael Davis, 17th Judicial Circuit, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Hon. Francis Viamontes, 17th Judicial Circuit, Fort Lauderdale, FL

9:20 AM – 10:10 AM
Best Interest Session B: Practical Application of a Children’s Issues Case: Evidence
Hon. Laura Burkhart, 15th Judicial Circuit, Delray Beach, FL
Meghan Clary, BCS, Chorowski, Clary, Saoji, Epstein, PA; Fort Lauderdale, FL

10:15 AM – 11:05 AM
Best Interest Session C: Parental Responsibility, Safety Focused Plans, and Complex Parenting Plans
Andrew Wilson, BCS, Young, Berman, Karpf & Karpf, Fort Lauderdale FL
Hon. Spencer Multack, 11th Judicial Circuit, Miami, FL

11:10 AM – 11:45 AM
Parenting Coordination: Child Focused Alternative Dispute Resolution
Elizabeth Edwards, Esq., Elizabeth M. Edwards, Esq., PA, Coconut Creek, FL

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Lunch (Included in Registration) 

12:45 PM – 1:35 PM
Relocation and Modifications
Michelle Klinger Smith, BCS, Michelle Klinger Smith, PA, Marathon, FL

1:40 PM – 2:30 PM
Post-Judgment Children’s Issues: Enforcement and Beyond
Aimee Gross, BCS, Law Offices of Aimee Gross, PA, Fort Lauderdale, FL

2:35 PM – 3:25 PM
Therapeutic and Psychological Services
Dr. Ana Silva, Psy.D., ABPP, Boca Raton, FL
Tammy Berman, LMHC, NCC, Plantation, FL
Dr. Rachael Silverman, ABPP, Boca Raton, FL

3:30 PM – 4:05 PM
Guardian Ad Litems and Social Investigations Session A: Social Investigator
Dr. Deborah Day, Psy.D., Winter Park/Palm Beach, FL

4:10 PM – 4:55 PM
Guardian Ad Litems and Social Investigations Session B: Guardian Ad Litem
Temi Zeitenberg, Esq., DivorceSmart, Esq., PLLC, Boca Raton, FL
Ellen Silvers, Esq., Law Offices of Ellen Dee Silvers, PA, Aventura, FL

4:55 PM – 5:00 PM
Closing Remarks
Anastasia Mahone, Esq., Shamy, El Fadil & Mahone, Boca Raton, FL
and William Norvell, Esq., Sasser, Cestero & Roy, West Palm Beach, FL

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Date:
February 23
Time:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
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West Palm Beach Marriott
1001 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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561-833-1234
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The business of the Family Law Section, whether informal or formal, shall not be recorded in any manner, through any medium, at any time by any participants without the prior written consent from the Section Chair. However, if you are a person with a disability who needs accommodations in order to participate in Section activities, you are entitled to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Family Law Section Chair at least seven (7) days before the event to request accommodations.