2019 Family Law Institute

Co-sponsored by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Thursday, January 17 - Friday, January 18, 2019
Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 E. Cotton Center Boulevard, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ

Day 1 Day 2 Bundle Agenda

Attending the 2019 Family Law Institute is the best way to ensure you are completely up to date on the latest cases, legislation and other new developments in Arizona family law. The program provides practical instruction on many important topics. The Institute has become the annual gathering place for the Arizona family law community; this is your opportunity to share collective wisdom and to discuss cutting-edge legal strategies. 

Topics will include:

  • The Hot Tips panel
  • Judges’ panels
  • Updates on case law
  • Children’s testimony in family court
  • Bankruptcy
  • Retirement
  • Therapeutic intervention
  • The state of spousal maintenance
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Trial practice tips
  • Post-decree motions and appellate timing
  • Security interests in property
  • And more!

Early Bird Registration:

Early Bird registration ends Wednesday, December 20, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

Registration Policy:

Pre-registration including online, over the phone, and by mail closes at 5:00 pm. on January 14, 2019.

Participants registering after the pre-registration deadline will be charged the at-the-door rate.


Conference registration includes continental breakfast and buffet lunch, with snacks at morning and afternoon breaks.

Electronic Materials:

The State Bar of Arizona is green. Electronic materials are delivered by email prior to the program. Participants are encouraged to bring iPads, laptops, tablets, or smartphones with materials pre-loaded. Sponsored wi-fi will be available in the Conference Center.

Printed copies of the materials will be available for purchase online. (Pickup available at Check-In.)

Conference Room Climate/Set-Up:

Conference rooms may be chilly. Those sensitive to air conditioning may wish to bring additional layers to keep warm. Additionally, seating for 2019 will be classroom style.

Daily Credit Hour Breakdown:

Thursday, January 17:
6.5 hours MCLE, 5.25 hours Family Law Specialization, 1.0 hour ethics

Friday, January 18:
6.5 hours MCLE, 6.25 hours Family Law Specialization, 1.0 hour ethics

Need Hotel Reservations?

The following three hotels are nearby; each has a free shuttle to the conference site. Please contact the hotel of your choice directly for arrangements.

  • Homewood Suites: (602) 470-2100 4750 E. Cotton Center Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85040
  • Sheraton Phoenix Airport: (480) 967-6600 1600 S. 52nd St, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Courtyard Phoenix Airport: (480) 966-4300 2621 S. 47th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Program Sponsors

Cantor Forensic Accounting LawPay® Soberlink
Charging Station Sponsor Lanyard Sponsor Nametag Sponsor
ProperComm Our Family Wizard
Notepad Sponsor Wi-Fi Sponsor

Corporate Sponsors

Certo Team at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp
Taft Vocational Experts
Answer 1
R.O.I. Properties
Analytic Business Appraisers
ECN IT Solutions

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