CLE Seminars

The 2021 Toby Lynn Dickman Family Law Seminar: Pursuing a Grey Divorce

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Hybrid Meeting - MBA CLE ROOM & Zoom

Credits: 3.0 Hours Substantive and 1.0 Hour Ethics

Moderator(s): Chelsey A. Christiansen, Esq. and Jordan M. Gregro, Esq.

Speaker(s): Robert M. Sebia, Esq.; Colleen McCue Norcross, Esq.; Brian T. Newman, Esq.; Tom Mastroianni, Esq.; and Colleen F. Consolo, Esq.

Topic: Unfortunately for unmarried couples, an increasing number of whom will be unable to claim common law marriage, the divorce code provides no relief. How is property divided when equitable distribution is not an option? We will explore related and/or comparable civil remedies and provide practical guidance for navigating the non-family civil system. We will also discuss cohabitation agreements and how they can be utilized to protect unmarried persons. Statistics indicate that "grey divorce" has been on the rise. Navigating these divorces can present a variety of nuanced issues and this program will focus on client capacity and our responsibilities when capacity may be lacking. We will discuss representation of a client subject to guardianship or for whom a guardian ad litem has been appointed, including substantive, practical, and ethical considerations. Our speakers include an elder law attorney who will shed light on the rise of the elder law field and provide insight into intersection of family law and elder law.

Registration: This CLE is currently planned as a hybrid event. All attendees are welcome to attend in person or via Zoom.

PLEASE NOTE: Zoom attendees will receive an access link at a later date.


Online Registration is Disabled

Online Registration for this CLE is not available at this time. Please contact the bar association if you have questions at 610-279-9660, ext. 200.