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Council Meetings

    Saturday, December 6, 2014, Kellogg Center, East Lansing
    Saturday, January 24, 2015, Kellogg Center, East Lansing
    Saturday, March 7, 2015, Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor
    Saturday, April 11, 2015, Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Novi
    Saturday, May 2, 2015, Amway Hotel, Grand Rapids
    Saturday, June 6, 2015, Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor

    All regular, monthly Council meetings start at 9:30 a.m. and are preceded by a breakfast buffet starting at 9:00 a.m. The Annual Meeting customarily starts at 9:00 a.m., with breakfast buffet at 8:30 a.m. Family Law Section members who are not Council members are welcome at all Council meetings.

Handling Property Division & Spousal Support Issues

    Cosponsored with ICLE

    Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2014
    Time: 9:00–5:00 p.m.
    Location: The Inn at St. John's, Plymouth [Directions]
    Register with ICLE

    Property division and spousal support issues are often hotly contested and difficult to resolve in a divorce proceeding. Learn how to effectively approach these issues and get the best results for your client from this highly-skilled faculty.

Winter Conference 2015

    Dates: January 31–February 7, 2015
    Location: Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera Mayan, Mexico [website]
    Registration Deadline: July 15, 2014

    Registration Form

    Named "The Top Beach" on the Travel Channel's "World's 10 Best Beaches"

    More Information

    Quite possibly the best kept secret in Mexico, Maroma Resort is a hideaway that is intent on preserving the ecology of its many acres of fine white sand beach and jungle—all the while taking individual service and luxury to unprecedented heights.

    The advanced level seminar is taught by some of Michigan's finest family law attorneys.

Mentor Roundtables

    3rd Thursday of the month, at 5:30 p.m.
    Location: Park Club of Kalamazoo, 219 W. South, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    Host: Ross Stancati

    Kent County
    by Randy Velzen
    Date: 2nd Tuesday of the month, at 7:30 a.m.
    Location: Sundance Grill, 40 Pearl St., Grand Rapids

    Oakland County
    by Traci Rink and Amy Yu
    Date: 2nd Wednesday of the month, after motion call
    Location: Panera Bread on Telegraph, north of Square Lake Rd.



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