MAINE ASSOCIATION OF MEDIATORS (MAM) presents a Family Law course designed for new mediators who wish to get on the Family Law Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Services (CADRES) roster. Successful completion of the basic 40 hour mediation training is a prerequisite for attending this class.
FAMILY LAW training provides fifteen (15) hours of family law instruction. Designed for mediators who want to be on the CADRES Family Matters roster or who encounter family law issues in their work, the training covers the three major areas of divorce and family law cases: children, property, and support. Topics include parental rights and responsibilities, marital property, child support, spousal support, post-judgment actions, and other family law issues. During the training, participants will be introduced to relevant statutes, court forms, and mediation agreements. Participants will also be determining child support obligations using the Maine Child Support Guidelines and statutes for a variety of scenarios.
INSTRUCTOR: Patricia Weidler, Esq., is an attorney who practices as a Guardian ad Litem for Title 22 cases and volunteers as a Guardian ad Litem for Title 19-A cases. Patricia has taught for many years a variety of college, adult education, and high school courses. She has also taught family law and child support workshops for Maine mediators for several years. Prior to her current practice, Patricia practiced family law with an Auburn law firm.
Registration and Fee must be received by May 29, 2018.
Cancellation Policy: Fee will be refunded, less $50 deposit, if request is received by May 29, 2018. Later cancellations will be refunded only if space is filled.
Fee includes light snacks and beverages.
Participants are responsible for bringing their own lunch to class each day.