Seminars and Presentations

 

The Members of Ronald W. Nelson, PA frequently present papers and lectures on a variety of family law topics. We’ve listed the seminars presented by firm members and the date on which the seminar was presented. The materials linked to any presentation are not legal advice and should not be construed as giving legal advice. The information in these presentations were up-to-date when originally produced. For the most current information, contact us. All materials are copyright Ronald W. Nelson, PA in the year of the presentation:

127. Nelson & Yarnell, Co-Presenters – Braving the Emotional Tides of Family Law (Kansas Bar Association) (December 2, 2016)

126. Nelson, Co-Presenter – Conflict of Laws Panel – Family Law (Washburn University School of Law)(November 28, 2016)

125. Yarnell, Co-Presenter – Complex Issues in Family Law: Use and Abuse of Guardians Ad Litem in Family Law Cases (Johnson County (Kansas) Bar Association)(November 17, 2016)

124. Nelson, Moderator – Complex Issues and Updates in Kansas Family Law (Johnson County Bar Association)(November 17, 2016)

123. Nelson & Yarnell, Co-Presenters – Braving the Emotional Tides of Civil Litigation (Kansas Bar Association) (November 11, 2016)

122. Nelson, Moderator – International Family Law and Beyond: Procedures in Civil Litigation Under the Hague Evidence and Service Conventions (August 19, 2016)

121. Nelson & Yarnell, Co-Presenters – 2016 Kansas Family Law Case Law and Legislation Update (Johnson County, Kansas Bar Ass’n)(June 7, 2016)

120. Nelson, Co-Presenter – The Uses and Abuses of Psychological Testing in Parenting Disputes (Association of Family & Conciliation Courts)(June 1, 2016)

119. Nelson, Co-Presenter – The Interplay of Surrogacy and Uniform Laws (American Bar Association, Family Law Section)(May 2016)

118. Nelson, Presenter – 2016 Kansas Family Law Case Law and Legislative Update (Kansas Bar Association Family Law Institute)(April 2016)

117. Nelson, Co-Presenter – Marital Separation Agreements in Kansas (Wichita Bar Association)(April 2016)

116. Nelson, Moderator-Presenter – Walton Conference: Guidelines – 2016 Child Support Guidelines, 2015 Johnson County Guidelines, and Family Court Practice and Procedures (Johnson County, Kansas Bar Association)(March 2016)

115. Nelson & Yarnell, Presenters – Braving the Emotional Tides of Family Law: Advising and Assisting Family Law Clients in High Conflict Family Law Cases (Kansas Bar Association – 16th Annual Slam Dunk)(February 2016)

114. Nelson, Producer-Moderator – Legal & Practical Implications of Same Sex Relationships (Post-Obergefell) (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer)(November 2015)

113. Nelson, Moderator – Communications Skills in High Conflict Child Custody Disputes (Johnson County Family Law Bench-Bar Committee)(October 2015)

112. Nelson, Participant – Uniform Laws in Practice: UIFSA, UCCJEA, UCAPA, and UPAA (Johnson County Family Law American Inn of Court)(September 2015)

111. Nelson, Presenter – Highlights of the 2008 Amendments to UIFSA and the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014, (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers–Kansas)(September 2015)

110. Nelson, Presenter – The Impact of a Demand for Shared Residency (Washburn University School of Law)(August 2015)

109. Nelson, Presenter – Appellate Practice: Appeals Begin at the Start Not the End of a Trial (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trial) (Missouri Bar Association Family Law Section – Annual Meeting)(August 2015)

108. Nelson, Presenter – Overview and Update of the Hague Family Law Conventions (Kansas Bar Association Family Law Institute)(April 2015)

107. Nelson, Presenter – Walton Conference: Johnson County Family Law Guidelines – 2015 (Johnson County, Kansas Bar Association)(March 2014)

106. Nelson, Presenter – Kansas Legislative and Case Law Update – 2014 (Southwest Kansas Bar Association)(September 2014)

105. Nelson & Yarnell, Presenters – Social Media for the Kansas Lawyer and Domestic Relations Case Managers (Kansas Bar Association)(August 2014)

104. Nelson, Co-Presenter – ART Legislation and Legislative Action (American Bar Association: Family Law Section)(May 2014)

103. Nelson, Presenter – Kansas Legislative and Case Law Update – 2014 (Kansas Bar Association Family Law Institute)(April 2014)

102. Nelson & Yarnell, Co-Presenters – Social Media for the Kansas Lawyer: Ethics, Evidence, Investigation & Discovery (Kansas Bar Association)(April 2014)

101. Nelson, Presenter – Walton Conference: Johnson County Family Court Update: Rules, Orders & Services (Johnson County, Kansas Bar Association)(March 2014)

100. Nelson, Presenter – Social Media for the Kansas Lawyer: Ethics, Evidence, Investigation & Discovery (Kansas Bar Association)(February 2014)

99. Nelson, Participant – Social Media for the Family Lawyer: Ethics in Investigation, Discovery, and Evidence Presentation (Johnson County Family Law American Inn of Court)(January 2014)

98. Nelson, Presenter – Social Media for the Family Lawyer: Ethics, Evidence & Discovery (American Bar Association: Family Law Section)(November 2013)

97. Nelson, Presenter – Life Insurance After the Hall Decision (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers–Kansas)(September 2013)

96. Nelson, Presenter – Special Needs Families in Family Court (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers–Kansas)(September 2013)

95. Presenter – Practice Management Today (Johnson County Bar Ass’n Young Lawyers Section)(June 2013)

94. Presenter – Kansas Family Law Legislative and Case Law Update – 2013 (Johnson County Bar Ass’n Family Law Section)(June 2013)

93. Presenter – Kansas Family Law Legislative and Case Law Update – 2013 (Kansas Bar Association Family Law Institute)(April 2013)

92. Presenter – Social Networking for the Family Lawyer (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Kentucky Chapter)(September 2012)

91. Participant – Panel Discussion on Legislative Changes to Kansas Domestic Case Management (Washburn University School of Law)(August 2012)

90. Presenter – Representing Clients in Domestic Relations Case Management (Washburn University School of Law)(August 2012)

89. Presenter – Divorce 101: Where is the Law in 2012? (Johnson County Bar Association, Family Law Section)(June 2012)(Canceled)

88. Presenter – A Snapshot View of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (Kansas Child Support Enforcement Association – KCSEA)(June 2012)

87. Presenter – Social Networking for the Family Lawyer (American Bar Association: Family Law Section)(April 2012)

86. Presenter – 2011 Kansas Family Law Recodification: What Now? (Kansas Bar Association Family Law Institute)(March 2012)

85. Presenter – Uniform Family Laws in Kansas: Alphabet Soup for the Soul. How They Blend Together to Form a Nice Jurisdictional Broth (Wichita Bar Association)(September 2011)

84. Presenter – Recodification/Reorganization of the Kansas Domestic Relations Code: What Went Where, When, How and Why? (Wichita Bar Association)(September 2011)

83. Presenter – Tricks & Traps & Alphabet Soup: UIFSA, UCCJEA and other Jurisdictional Odd-and-Ends (Wichita Bar Association)(June 2011)

82. Presenter – Divorce 101: Where is the Law in 2011? (Johnson County Bar Association, Family Law Section)(June 2011)

81. Faculty – 2011 Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute (American Bar Association, Famliy Law Section)(May 2011)

80. Presenter – Advanced Paternity Issues in Kansas (Johnson County Bar Association, Family Law Section)(April 2011)

79. Presenter – 2011 Kansas Legislative and Case Law Update (Kansas Bar Association Family Law Institute)(April 2011)

78. Presenter – 2010 Family Law Case Law and Legislative Update (Johnson County (KS) Bar Association)(November 2010)

77. Presenter – Alphabet Soup: Missouri’s Transition from the UCCJA to the UCCJEA (Missouri Judicial College)(October 2010)

76. Participant – The Perils of Pauline: An Ethics Play in Three Acts (American Bar Association: Family Law Section)(October 2010)

75. Presenter – Unforeseen Implications: Enforcement Provision of the UCCJEA (Missouri Bar Association – Annual Meeting)(September 2010)

74. Presenter – Alphabet Soup: Missouri’s Transition from the UCCJA to the UCCJEA (Missouri Judicial College)(August 2010)

73. Presenter – Divorce 101: Where is the Law? (Johnson County Family Law Bench-Bar Committee)(June 2010)

72. Faculty – 2010 ABA Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute (American Bar Association: Family Law Section)(May 2010)

71. Moderator – Custody and the Special Needs Child (American Bar Association: Family Law Section)(April 2010)

70. Presenter/Moderator – The Impact of Religion on Child Custody: A Discussion (Nevada Family Jurisdiction Judges Conference)(March 2010)

69. Presenter – Special Needs Families: The Special Needs Family in Court (Kansas Bar Association – Video Seminar)(March 2010)

68. Presenter – Special Needs Families: The Special Needs Family in Court (Alabama AAML)(November 2009)

67. Presenter – Case Law and Statutory Update (Johnson County Bar Association)(October 2009)

66. Presenter – Presentation to Missouri Supreme Court Judges Committee on Legislative Changes, discussing Missouri’s transtition to the UCCJEA from UCCJA (September 2009)

65. Presenter – Hot Tips from the Experts – UIFSA & UCCJEA Modification Jurisdiction (American Bar Association)(Annual Meeting, August 2009)

64. Presenter – The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Kansas Bar Association)(Annual Meeting, June 2009)

63. Faculty –2009 ABA Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute (American Bar Association, Family Law Section)(May 2009)

62. Presenter – Practitioner’s Guide to Family Law – Child Custody Legislative and Case Law Update (Kansas Bar Association, Family Law Section)(April 2009)

61. Producer-Moderator-Presenter – Special Needs in Family Court (Johnson County (KS) Bar Association)(March 2009)

60. Moderator – Age Appropriate Parenting Plans (American Bar Association, Family Law Section)(Teleseminar, November 2008)

59. Presenter – Assisting with Child Custody Issues (Half-Moon Paralegal Seminars)(October 2008)

58. Moderator – Parenting Coordinators: Who Are They and Can They Help? (American Bar Association, Family Law Section) (CLE Teleconference, November 2007)

57. Presenter – The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act – What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You (Missouri Bar Family Law Section) (September 2007)

56. Presenter – Uniform Laws Comparison Kansas vs. Missouri –UCCJEA, UIFSA and UPAA (KC Metropolitan Bar Association) (Annual Meeting, April 2007)

55. Panelist – High Conflict Divorce, The Johnson County, Kansas Family Court After One Year (Johnson County Bar Ass’n) (December 2006)

54. Producer-Moderator – The Indian Child Welfare Act (American Bar Association, Family Law Section) (Fall Meeting, October 2006)

53. Presenter – The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act – Jurisdiction in the Courts (Missouri Bar Association, Family Law Section) (Annual Meeting, August 2006)

52. Presenter – Due Process and Ethics Concerns in Domestic Relations Case Management (Washburn Law School) (June 2006)

51. Presenter – Litigating Child Custody Jurisdiction Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (American Bar Association, Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, May 2005)

50. Moderator – Hot Issues in Child Custody – A Uniform State Laws Perspective (American Bar Association, Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, May 2004)

49. Producer – The Value of an Expert: Working with a Valuation Expert – Beyond the Basics (American Bar Association, Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, May 2004)

48. Presenter – The High Conflict Child Custody Case: Representing and Protecting Clients in the High Conflict Case (Johnson County, Kansas Bar Association) (Walton Conference, April 2004)

47. Presenter – International Aspects of Child Custody Proceedings (Legal Education Institute–Vail, Colorado) (February 2004)

46. Presenter – A Practitioners Guide to Kansas Family Law – The 2003 Update (Child Custody & Visitation) (Kansas Bar Association) (November 2003)

45. Producer – Using Age-Appropriate Parenting Plans: Development and Presentation (American Bar Association, Family Law Section) (Fall Meeting, October 2003)

44. Presenter – Alternate Dispute Resolution in Domestic Relations Cases: Domestic Relations Case Management (Kansas Bar Association) (ADR Conference, October 2003)

43. Presenter – The High Conflict Child Custody Case: Representing and Protecting Clients in the High Conflict Case (Washburn University School of Law) (September 2003)

42. Presenter – Family Law Update: Kansas Appellate Cases 2002-2003 (Kansas Bar Association) (Annual Meeting 2003)

41. Presenter – Child Support: Guidelines and Case Law 2003 (Leavenworth County, Kansas Bar Association) (June 2003)

40. Producer – When Parents Act Like Children: The Impact of Alienating Behavior on Custody and Timeshare (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, May 2003)

39. Presenter – Family Law Update: Kansas Appellate Cases 2002 (Kansas Bar Association Family Law Section)

38. Presenter – Child Custody Jurisdiction Law (American Bar Association, General Practice Section) (Annual Meeting, August 2002)

37. Moderator – ERISA Issues: Have Faith in the Power of QDROs and QMCSOs (National Child Support Enforcement Association) (Annual Meeting, August 2002)

36. Presenter – Ethical Issues in Domestic Relations Alternate Dispute Resolution (Kentucky AAML) (June 2002)

35. Presenter – Parental Alienation in High Conflict Cases (Kentucky AAML) (June 2002)

34. Presenter – Registration, Enforcement and Modification of Orders Under UIFSA and UCCJEA (Leavenworth, Kansas Bar Association) (June 2002)

33. Producer – Debunking the Myths: Uncovering the Mystery Behind Psychological Evaluations (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, April 2002)

32. Presenter – Long Distance Visitation and Parenting Time After September 11, 2001 (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, April 2002)

31. Presenter – Family Law Legislative and Case Law Update – 2002 (Kansas Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, April 2002)

30. Presenter – 2002 Kansas Legislative Update (Johnson County, KS Bar Association) (April 2002)

29. Presenter – The Basic Divorce in Kansas (Child Custody, Parenting Time and Visitation; Post-Decree Motion Practice; Family Law Ethics) (Kansas Bar Association) (April 2002)

28. Presenter – A Practitioners Guide to Kansas Family Law – The 2001 Update (Child Custody & Visitation) (Kansas Bar Association) (December 2001)

27. Presenter – Domestic Relations Practice for New Lawyers 2001 (Kansas Bar Association)

26. Presenter – Division of Property in Non-Marital Relationships (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Fall Meeting, October 2000)

25. Presenter – Handling Your First Divorce in Kansas (National Business Institute) (June 2001)

24. Presenter – Advising Clients on Mediation of Domestic Relations Matters (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, April 2001)

23. Presenter – Domestic Relations Legislative Changes in the Year 2001 (Johnson County, Kansas Bar Association) (Herbert Walton Conference) (April 2001)

22. Presenter – A Practitioners Guide to Kansas Family Law – The 2000 Update (Child Custody & Visitation) (Kansas Bar Association) (December 2000)

21. Presenter – Domestic Relations Practice for New Lawyers 2000 (Kansas Bar Association)

20. Producer-Presenter – The High Conflict Divorce: Issues in the Child Custody Case (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Fall Meeting, October 2000)

19. Presenter – Domestic Relations Legislative Changes in the Year 2000 (Johnson County, Kansas Bar Association – Family Law Section) (Semi-Annual Meeting, August 2000)

18. Presenter – Domestic Relations Legislative Changes in the Year 2000 (Leavenworth County, Kansas Bar Association) (June 2000)

17. Presenter – Domestic Relations Legislative Changes in the Year 2000 (Kansas Bar Association) (Annual Meeting, June 2000)

16. Presenter – The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act(Johnson County Bar Association) (April 2000)

15. Participant – Splitsville Redux: Issues in the Second Divorce (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, April 2000)

14. Producer-Presenter – Managing the High-Conflict Child Custody Case (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting, April 2000)

13. Panelist ­– Child Support A to Z (trial practice portion) (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Fall Meeting, October 1999)

12. Presenter ­– Third Party Child Custody and Visitation in Kansas (Kansas Paralegal Association) (KPA Annual Meeting, June 1999)

11. Presenter – Psychological Issues in Child Custody and Visitation Cases (Kansas Bar Association) (Annual Meeting, June 1999)

10. Panelist – Ethics and the Internet (American Bar Association-Family Law Section) (Spring Meeting 1999)

9. Presenter – Ethics and the Internet (American Inns of Court – Earl E. O’Connor Chapter) (April 1999)

8. Presenter – Family Case Management – Statutory Provisions and Legislative Changes (Johnson County Bar Assn. Family Law Section) (May 1999)

7. Presenter – Panel Discussion Regarding Parental Relocation in Kansas (Kansas Bar Association) (April 1999)

6. Presenter – Kansas Domestic Legislation Update 1999 (Johnson County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference) (Spring 1999)

5. Presenter – Case and Legislation Update 1998 (Johnson County Bar Assn. Family Law Section) (April 1998)

4. Presenter – The Nuts and Bolts of Child Custody for Kansas Paralegals (Institute for Paralegal Education) (April 1998)

3. Presenter – A Practitioners Guide to Kansas Family Law (Child Custody & Visitation) (Kansas Bar Association) (November 1997)

2. Presenter – Kansas Employment Law (Public Employment Law) (Kansas Bar Association) (1994)

1. Presenter – Employment Discrimination Issues in the ’90s in Kansas (National Business Institute) (1993)