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BIDC Program


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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Special Needs Trusts and Divorce

December 7, 2022 @ 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Diedre Braverman is currently the Principal Attorney and co-Founder of Braverman Law Group, LLC, a Colorado trusts and estates law firm located in Boulder. She was the Principal Attorney and Founder of Wachbrit Braverman, PC, a California trusts and estates firm and was a Senior Associate at McKinsey & Co., an international business consultancy firm. She’s been quoted and featured in numerous publications which included the Wall Street Journal, Working Mother Magazine, Time Magazine and Better Homes & Gardens to name a few.

Her presentation will cover the introduction to Special Needs Trusts and why they’re necessary, how they work, and when they’re generally used in divorce. She’ll address the two types of Special Needs Trusts and key issues in using them in divorce. She’ll answer many questions about who the trustee should be and which parent should pay child support: another friend or family member, or an independent paid trustee and the various options. Lastly, where the assets should go if the child does not spend them all and which parent is responsible for compliance with benefits-program rules and limitations.


December 7, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM


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