What Juvenile and Family Court Judges Need to Know about Military Families
in the Courts
Presented by Stephine Bowman, J.D., Mark E. Sullivan, P.A., and
Judge Jason Fleming
Thursday, June 29, 2023
9:00 a.m. PDT / 10:00 a.m. MDT / 11:00 a.m. CDT / 12:00 p.m. EDT
All juvenile family court judges hear cases in their courts involving military service members (active duty, reserve, or retired) or their family members regardless of their community’s location or proximity to a military installation. Please join us to learn more about what judges need to know about military families in the court system and the unique factors involved as the NCJFCJ debuts a new publication, the Judicial Resource Guide on Military Families and the Courts. Information presented will be pertinent to child abuse and neglect, juvenile justice, family violence, and domestic relations case types. Key federal legislation will be addressed, including the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC), the Interstate Compact on Juveniles, and the Lautenberg Amendment, along with the implications for cases involving military.
Stephine Bowman, J.D., a senior program attorney in the NCJFCJ’s Family Violence and Domestic Relations Department.
Mark E. Sullivan, P.A., a retired Army Reserve JAG Colonel and the author of The Military Divorce Handbook.
Judge Jason Fleming, a family court judge in Christian County, KY and a member of the NCJFCJ’s Military Committee.
If you have questions or need assistance with registration, please contact Fabiola Rincon, NCJFCJ Program Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org.