Networking and Professional Development Event - May 6
Thursday, May 6, 2010 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
Issues in Divorce with Families with Disabled Persons
5:30 - 6:00 PM - Meet and talk with other professionals
Share ideas, make new contacts, enjoy refreshments
6:00 - 7:30 PM - Lecture and Discussion
Effective counseling for divorcing families that include persons with disabilities requires addressing the complex issues faced by these families. What do you do when a spouse has a significant mental health problem or chronic illness? What needs to be addressed where the parties have a child with special needs? What role do government benefits play in crafting an appropriate settlement? Come and learn to identify potential issues when a divorcing family also faces the challenges of disability.
Alexandra "Sasha" Golden
Alexandra "Sasha" Golden is the Principal of Golden Law Center located in Needham. She has provided legal services to the elderly, persons with disabilities and their families for over 15 years. She serves on the Board of the Massachusetts Guardianship Association and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Probate Section of the Massachusetts Bar Association. She also serves as a guardian ad litem on behalf of persons with disabilities in the Probate Court. Ms. Golden received both her undergraduate and law degrees from Boston College.
When & Where
The Divorce Center
The Divorce Center is an organization comprised of professionals (i.e. attorneys, mediators, social workers, financial planners etc.) who provide support and knowledge for those going through separation or divorce. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.thedivorcecenter.org