This will be an overview of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. We will cover practice and procedure—from initial client interview to post-divorce motion practice—emphasizing matters of jurisdiction for both initial orders and modification of orders, and when Continuing Exclusive Jurisdiction does and does not exist.
Marshal S. Willick, Esq.
Mr. Willick is the principal of the Willick Law Group, an A/V rated Family Law firm in Las Vegas, Nevada, and practices in trial and appellate Family Law. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist, a Fellow of both the American and International Academies of Matrimonial Lawyers (the AAML and IAML), former Chair of the Nevada Bar Family Law Section and former President of the Nevada chapter of the AAML. He has authored many books and articles on Family Law and retirement benefits issues, and was managing editor of the Nevada Family Law Practice Manual. He is frequent teacher of continuing legal education classes and is often sought as a lecturer on family law issues.
In addition to litigating trial and appellate cases in Nevada, Mr. Willick has participated in hundreds of divorce and pension cases in the trial and appellate courts of other states, and in the drafting of various state and federal statutes in the areas of divorce and property division. He has chaired several Committees of the American Bar Association Family Law Section, AAML, and Nevada Bar, has served on many more committees, boards, and commissions of those organizations, and has been called on to sometimes represent the entire ABA in Congressional hearings on military pension matters. He has served as an alternate judge in various courts, and frequently testifies as an expert witness. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
Mr. Willick received his B.A. from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in 1979, with honors, and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., in 1982. Before entering private practice, he served on the Central Legal Staff of the Nevada Supreme Court for two years.
Cost: FREE to NALS members / $50 for nonmembers.
CLE Credit: Worth one (1) hour CLE in NALS Family Law Track