Divorce, Remarriage and Property: Adding Third Parties to a Contested Proceeding
Navigating the Resulting Complexities
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will equip family law attorneys to handle the complexities that arise when third parties are added to a divorce. The panel will discuss when and which third parties to add, factors to consider, procedures to follow, and how to strategically manage the consequences.
- When third parties must be joined
- When third parties may be joined
- Consequences of adding third parties
- Strategies for maintaining control of the proceedings
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- When is it cost-effective to join in a third party?
- Can or should specific issues be bifurcated?
- Is a global settlement possible if the third party must consider other third parties?
- Are the rules of discovery different in matrimonial vs. general civil cases?
- Can third-party finances be considered in property division or support awards?
Kelly L. Burris
Senior Litigation Partner
Cordell & Cordell
Ms. Burris has settled and litigated complex custody cases and property cases involving multi-million dollar estates.... | Read More
Ms. Burris has settled and litigated complex custody cases and property cases involving multi-million dollar estates. She has also successfully litigated child custody relocation cases.Close
Gunnar J. Gitlin
The Gitlin Law Firm
Mr. Gitlin exclusively practices divorce and family law. He is a published author and frequent lecturer to... | Read More
Mr. Gitlin exclusively practices divorce and family law. He is a published author and frequent lecturer to family lawyers both statewide and nationally a wide variety of issues including business valuation issues in divorce cases. He is Fellow of AAML and was named by the Illinois ICLE as one of five Illinois family lawyers for their 21st Century Master Teacher's Program.Close