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The BIDC is committed to providing relevant and high-quality information to professionals working in the field of divorce.

Attendees may receive CEU or CLE credits. For professionals who are not social workers or lawyers, a contact hour certificate is also awarded.

If you need any assistance registering for programs, please call 720-593-8992 or email us.


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Serving Under Represented Communities in Family Courts

May 3, 2023 @ 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Please join us for our final program of the year on May 3rd.

Monique’s discussion will include the serving parties from other beliefs, traditions and languages as well as those with poverty or mental health issues, within the family law courts. Monique will discuss parenting plans which addresses and works with the parties’ cultures and needs as well as how to explain to the court cultural or financial issues as they affect parenting.

She will cover the following learning objectves:

1. Learn questions to ask potential clients so the provider is well informed about these issues

2. Address where specifically these items appear to prejudice or harm their client’s best interests and needs, as they relate to parenting rights and responsibilities;

3. Analyze the issues such that they can be best presented them to the court to better serve the client and protect their rights.

Monique’s extensive and impressive background includes the following:

She has worked for Peek & Goldstone, LLC since 2018 and is a current shareholder.

Her practice focus is family law, landlord tenant, dependency and neglect and guardianship. Her family practice includes dissolution of marriage, allocation of parental responsibilities, and adoptions.

She handles both tenants and landlords eviction process and respondent parents in dependency and neglect case. Monique represents parties seeking guardianship and regularly litigate in all areas of law that is practiced. She has represented clients with barriers to accessing the legal system and continue to provide pro bono services, low fee representation and unbundled services.

From 2002- 2018 she was a member of the Colorado Legal Services and was a
Staff Attorney located in the Greeley, Colorado location.

Monique represented indigent clients in family law cases, evictions (tenants), and consumer and bankruptcy cases. In addition to representing clients with substantial barriers to accessing the legal process. She also handled family law clients and was limited to clients that were victims of domestic violence, diagnosed mental health or physical disabilities, and English as a second language or did not speak English. She has litigated in all areas of law that was practiced.

For non-members, please register below. Otherwise as a current member, registration is not necessary. Also, if you’re interested in ordering lunch please do so by May 1st from the selection below.

Please contact me with any questions at newboulderidc@gmail.com

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on May 3rd.

Jeanie Kemp
Administrative Coordinator

 

Details

Date:
May 3, 2023
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Venue

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room
1777 6th St
Boulder, CO 80302