Reform Conference Program

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  • Do Our Family Laws Reconcile With Modern Social Trends? – Joseph Sorge, Candor Entertainment, Director of Divorce Corp
  • Living in one vs. two homes – Results from studying 164,000 children in Sweden – Malin Bergström, Stockholm University/Karolinska Institute
  • The Economic Cost of Raising Children – William Comanor, Professor of Economics, UCSB, UCLA
  • The Impact of Domestic Violence Allegations on Custody Decisions – Discussion Group:
    David Heleniak, Esq., JD, MA
    Dr. Craig Childress, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
    Dr. Joyanna Silberg, Leadership Council on Child Abuse & Interpersonal Violence
    Lisa Y. S. West, Esq., The West Firm, PC
  • The Rights of Parents and Children – Discussion Group:
    Ron Palmer – Author of “Not In The Child’s Best Interest”
    James Dwyer, Professor of Law, William and Mary Law School
    Dale Margolin Cecka, Clinical Professor of Law, Richmond School of Law
  • Judicial Bias and the Political Process – Susan Settenbrino, Esq., Author, “Unchecked Power”
  • Are Family Courts The New Mafia? RICO Suits Against The State Courts – Cole Stuart, J.D., California Coalition for Families and Children
  • The Road to Equality: What We Know and What We Need to Figure Out – Ned Holstein, National Parents Organization
  • Money, and the Corruption of the Family Courts – Anne Stevenson, Investigative Reporter
  • Workshop A – Child Custody/Child Support/Children’s Rights – Co-Moderated by William Comanor, Professor of Economics, UCSB, UCLA, and David DeLugas, Esq., National Association of Parents
  • Workshop B – Alimony Reform – Co-Moderated by Steve Hitner, Massachusetts Alimony Reform, and Alan Frisher, Florida Alimony Reform
  • Workshop C – Mediation vs. Litigation – Moderated by Stephen Erickson, Erickson Mediation