JFS Adult Connections: NC Family Law 101- What Every Person Should Know

Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Raleigh-Cary JCC
12804 Norwood Road
Raleigh, NC 27613

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Many people shy away from learning about their state’s laws pertaining to wills and estates and drag their feet before seeking an attorney to draft such documents because the topic is less than pleasant. Yet, every informed citizen really ought to know a bit about this area of the law. For similar reasons, while it is less than enjoyable to imagine that a marriage might end in divorce or that your child’s parent might stop providing support for that child, it really is beneficial to have a rudimentary understanding of the property division, child custody, and child support laws within the state in which you reside. Take this opportunity to gain a beginner’s understanding of the property division, child custody, and child support laws of the state of North Carolina without having to dig through a statute.

About our speaker…

Danielle Kestenbaum earned her law degree with honors from IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to graduating from law school, she received a Master’s degree in social work from Columbia University in New York City and a bachelor of arts from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Throughout law school and her legal career, Danielle has focused on family law in both the private and public sectors. Within the public sector, Danielle externed for the Chief Judge of the Domestic Relations Court for the Circuit Court of Cook County, represented children as a staff attorney for The Child’s Advocate, and mentored attorneys who were new to representing children in custody actions. Within the private sector, she has represented parties in a broad range of family law cases, both as a law clerk at large family law firms and as an attorney.

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