Message From the Director of Center for Children, Families and the Law: Everything’s Up to Date at the Kansas City Family Law Summit

I went to Kansas City on a Friday By Saturday I learned a thing or two But up ‘till then I didn’t have an idea Of what the mod’rn world was coming to Lyrics from Everything’s Up to Date in Kansas [...]

An Interview With Professor Andrew Schepard About IAALS’ Denver Center: Bridging the Implementation Gap Between ADR Services and Divorcing and Separating Families

We interviewed Professor Andrew Schepard*, who, together with Professor Marsha Kline Pruett** and Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis***, authored “If We Build It, They Might Come: Bridging the [...]

Siben and Siben Conference on Plain Language and Simplification to be Held at Hofstra Law School on March 29, 2019

Approximately 14% or 32 million individuals in the United States can’t read.[i]  19% can’t complete a job application or read a newspaper. [ii] 50% of immigrants who enter this country lack basic [...]

Matrimonial Summit Held at Hofstra Law School with 60 Participating Family Law Attorneys

On March 10, 2017, a one-day matrimonial summit was held at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University that was sponsored by the Law School’s Center for Children, Families and the [...]

Hofstra Law’s Family Law With Skills Course — Innovative Classroom and Experiential Learning Based on the FLER Report’s Recommendations

Co-sponsored by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law’s Center for Children, Families and the Law (CCFL) and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), in 2006, the Family Law [...]