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The Global Couple & Premarital Agreements: Legal and Cultural Issues to Consider

Family Law Courts often struggle between respecting the parties’ traditions and creating a fair outcome. Our esteemed panelists assist family law practitioners in navigating through cultural gridlocks and in incorporating traditions into premarital agreements at the drafting stage.

 

1 hour MCLE Credit, including 1 hour Family Law Specialization Credit

Panel 1 of the 6th Annual Cultural Competency in Family Law Practice Seminar (2018)

Traditions and culture shape the expectations of the parties prior to entering into the marital relationship. Family law practitioners who overlook the impact of culture cannot adequately and competently protect their clients’ expectations. Family Law Courts often struggle between respecting the parties’ traditions and creating a fair outcome. Our esteemed panelists assist family law practitioners in navigating through cultural gridlocks and in incorporating traditions into premarital agreements at the drafting stage. They discuss issues that frequently arise in international premarital relationships, such as the validity and recognition of their premarital agreement domestically and abroad, choice of law provisions, the protection of foreign assets, the execution of an Affidavit of Support for immigration purposes, and cultural grounds for annulment of the marriage.

Speakers:  Hon. Amy Pellman, Judge LASC; Noelle Halaby, Esq., CFLS; Lynette Berg Robe, Esq., CFLS; Elie Seyedian, Esq. 

Moderator: Elie Seyedian, Esq. 

 This program is appropriate for all levels.

On Demand FA55181-191

Recorded 7/18

 

Panel 1 of the 6th Annual Cultural Competency in Family Law Practice Seminar (2018)

Traditions and culture shape the expectations of the parties prior to entering into the marital relationship. Family law practitioners who overlook the impact of culture cannot adequately and competently protect their clients’ expectations. Family Law Courts often struggle between respecting the parties’ traditions and creating a fair outcome. Our esteemed panelists assist family law practitioners in navigating through cultural gridlocks and in incorporating traditions into premarital agreements at the drafting stage. They discuss issues that frequently arise in international premarital relationships, such as the validity and recognition of their premarital agreement domestically and abroad, choice of law provisions, the protection of foreign assets, the execution of an Affidavit of Support for immigration purposes, and cultural grounds for annulment of the marriage.

Speakers:  Hon. Amy Pellman, Judge LASC; Noelle Halaby, Esq., CFLS; Lynette Berg Robe, Esq., CFLS; Elie Seyedian, Esq. 

Moderator: Elie Seyedian, Esq. 

 This program is appropriate for all levels.

Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRACTICE AREA Family Law
SUBTOPICS Immigration
Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRACTICE AREA Family Law
SUBTOPICS Immigration