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Christine Morganti
(505) 797-6028

State Bar Sponsors Family Law Institute Oct. 16-17

Albuquerque, N.M. – The Silver Anniversary Family Law Institute will be held Oct. 16–17 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. The State Bar Family Law Section is sponsoring the continuing legal education event.

Special guest speakers include the Hon. James Starzynski, U.S. Bankruptcy Court; Celia Ludi, First Judicial District Court; Heidi Snow, Perennial Mortgage; Kim Helm, Merrill Lynch; and Larry J. Cohen, Meyer Hendricks PLLC of Phoenix.

Topics will include the military pension division, the Civil Relief Act, bankruptcy and family law, military custody issues, family issues and mortgage foreclosures, financial planning post-divorce, options for marital home, ethics at the movies, and representation of people with disabilities.

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The State Bar of New Mexico was organized in 1886 and is composed of more than 8500 members. Its purposes are to aid the courts in administering justice and preserving the rule of law, and to foster a high standard of integrity and competence within the legal profession.