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Pursuing Justice. Finding Solutions.

 Gonzaga Journal of International Law 

2015 Annual Spring Symposium

“Across Borders: International Issues in Northwest Family Law “

February 27, 2015

 

REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST

WELCOME ADDRESS – Judge Maryann Moreno, Spokane County Superior Court

HAGUE PARENTAL ABDUCTION ISSUES

  1. Professor Gail Hammer, Gonzaga University School of Law  – Filing a Hague Petition
  2. Mary Schultz, Esq.Defending a Hague Petition
  3. Question & Answer Session

INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION AND SURROGACY ISSUES

  1. Professor Kim Pearson, Gonzaga University School of Law – Overview of Surrogacy and Adoption
  2. John MeskeInter-Country Adoption (Hague and Non-Hague) and Issues Concerning Adoption of Foreign National Children
  3. Question & Answer Session

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ISSUES ON AN INTERNATIONAL BASIS

  1. Professor Mary Pat Treuthart, Gonzaga University School of Law – Conflict of Law Issues as They Impact Family Law Across Borders
  2. Question & Answer Session

TRIBAL LAW INTERACTIONS WITH LOCAL FAMILY LAW

  1. Professor Elizabeth Brandt, University of Idaho College of Law – Family Law Issues Between Indians and Non-Indians
  2. Question & Answer Session
  3. Judge Panel – Hot Topics in Family Law Between Indians and Non-Indians
    1. Judge Mark Pouley
    2. Judge Tom Tremaine
    3. Commissioner Michelle Ressa

FAMILY LAW ISSUES FOR DEPLOYED MILITARY PERSONNEL

  1. Lisa BrewerOverview of Family Law Issues for Military Families
  2. Capt. Justin Rossi, Chief of Military Justice (Fairchild Air Force Base) – SCRA & Other General Laws that Affect Servicemembers’ Family Law Issues
  3. Question & Answer Session

CONCLUDING REMARKS

 Total Credits: 5 credits