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Extraordinary Issues for Extraordinary Kids: A Primer on the Issues Involved When Confronted with Special Needs Children in Divorce
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

This program will address the unique financial and parenting issues presented when confronted with a special needs case. A panel of leading experts in the field will discuss the evaluation of a special needs case; quantifying, evaluating, and illustrating special needs opportunities; relevant terms and statutes; government benefits and outside funding sources available for special needs cases and the steps needed to preserve those benefits; health and life insurance; guardianship issues; and supplemental needs trusts. The panel will further explore parenting, custody, and time-sharing issues specific to children with special needs and special talents. 

Speakers: WILLIAM C. HERMAN, Rosenthal, Herman and Notaro, P.C.; MICHELLE SMITH, CFP, CDFA, Smith Financial Strategies Group; JUDITH L. POLLER, Pryor Cashman LLP; HON. MATTHEW F. COOPER, New York State Supreme Court Justice; VIRGINIA A. LOPRETO, Attorney at Law; ERNST OLIVER VANBERGEIJK, Ph.D, Associate Dean & Executive Director, New York Institute of Technology

Sponsored by: Committee on Matrimonial Law, Michael A. Mosberg, Chair

Co-sponsored by: New York State Women’s Bar Association

Event is free; please RSVP by sending an email to Kate Sullivan (sullivan@amsllp.com) with your name and affiliation.

Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)