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Join the MSBA Family Law and Juvenile Section for an all new virtual presentation of Parenting Plan Training Seminar on Friday, September 25th at 1 p.m.!

This virtual three-hour program presented by the National Family Resiliency Center (NFRC) and a panel of Judicial officers, Mediators and attorneys,  will focus on the new Rule 9-204 which requires parties to discuss “parenting time” and “legal decision-making authority” prior to mediation and prior to trial.  Should the parties not reach complete agreement on their custody issues, they must then file a “Joint Statement” (similar to Rule 9-207 joint property statement) which informs the court about areas on which the parties agree and also the areas which must be decided by the Court. Can this PROCESS, as well as the PRODUCT, improve the final outcome by better focusing on the needs of the children? 

Click HERE for more information and to register.


Risa Garon -Executive Director of NFRC and therapist
Keith Schiszik 
Pamela Blackwell-Parent Education Coordinator, NFRC

Panelists moderated by Craig Borchers: 

Chris Nicholson, BIA
Keith Schiszik, Parent Attorney
Jolie Weinberg, Mediator
Kathryn Huff, Mediator
Magistrate Elizabeth Case (Howard County)
Lisa Mohink –Deputy Court Administrator, Circuit Court of Howard County
Judge Fred Hecker -Carroll County Circuit Court Judge

2.5 hours of CLE credit will be offered by the surrounding MCLE states. The program will be recorded and available on-demand a week after the livestream program date.