Community Driven Innovation: Creating a Responsive Family Court

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Douglas County Public Works

526 Willow Drive

Alexandria, MN 56308

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Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig will present to local community justice partners on Wednesday, October 16 at 9 a.m.

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Anyone interested, particularly those who work with individuals impacted by family court or within the court system itself, may attend this free event. Please do register in advance to ensure adequate seating and refreshments. Applying for one CLE credit.

Minnesota Supreme Court Justice McKeig and Adam Miller, Director of the Fourth Judicial District's Justice for Families Program, will discuss:

Courts’ inconsistent identification and assessment of domestic violence in custody and parenting‐time cases;

Pressure on litigants to participate in and resolve family court cases in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes;

Inadequate representation, advocacy, or information necessary for victims of domestic violence to access relief in family court; and

The disproportionately low rate at which Native Americans seek relief in family court as compared to the Native American population in the district.

Anyone interested, particularly those who work with individuals impacted by family court or within the court system itself, may attend this free event. Please do register in advance to ensure adequate seating and refreshments. Applying for one CLE credit.

Co-sponsored by: Legal Services of Northwest Minnestoa (LSNM), Someplace Safe, and United Communities Advocating Nonviolence (UCAN).

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Douglas County Public Works

526 Willow Drive

Alexandria, MN 56308

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