Law for Lunch – Child abduction and how the headlines happen

Come to free lunchtime legal seminars at Wellington Libraries, 5 August – 2 September 2015

Law for Lunch

This week’s seminar offers information and legal advice on ‘Child abduction’ and is presented by Jennifer Wademan from Simpson Grierson Law, who specialises in Family Law.

Come along to hear about international custody disputes and abduction cases, ask your questions and understand when and how you could take action.
Discover ways to protect your children and learn how to identify potential harm and what you need to do if you think that your child is abducted.
Listen to good legal advice from a legal expert how to defend your parental rights.

The presentation is held this Wednesday, August 12, from 12:30 noon to 1:30pm, on the Ground Floor of the Central Library.
You are all welcome! Refreshments will be served.

For more information about Law for Lunch events, please visit wcl.govt.nz/lawforlunch

Law for Lunch – The New Family Court: Help yourself and your whānau

This week’s Law for Lunch talk offers information on Family Law and how to resolve difficult family issues. It is presented by Jennifer Wademan, a staff solicitor at Thomas Dewar Sziranyi Letts.

Law for Lunch logoJennifer Wademan has been a staff solicitor in the family law team at Thomas Dewar Sziranyi Letts since 2011. She has previous experience as a Judge’s Clerk to the Principal Family Court Judge and as Senior Policy Analyst at the Ministry of Social Development.

Jennifer’s presentation will be focussing on

  • Changes to the Family Court process
  • Child’s welfare and best interests
  • Legal Aid and Counselling
  • Application for a parenting order and more

You are welcome to come along, ask your questions and find out more about possible solutions.  Bring your lunch – there’s no need to book a seat in advance.

This seminar will take place this Wednesday, October 15 from 12 noon to 1pm, on the Ground Floor of the Central Library. All welcome!

For more information about Law for Lunch events, please visit wcl.govt.nz/lawforlunch

Law for Lunch – “When relationships come to an end: Splitting shared assets and court processes”

with Jennifer Wademan from Thomas Dewar Sziranyi Letts Lawyers

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JENNIFER WADEMAN has been a staff solicitor in the family law team at Thomas Dewar Sziranyi Letts since 2011. She has previous experience as a Judge’s Clerk to the Principal Family Court Judge and as a Senior Policy Analyst at The Ministry of Social Development (MSD).

Her presentation will be focusing on:

• The changing Family Court,
• Relationship property basics and,
• Fee increase for relationship property hearings.

Come along and listen to an expert, ask for information about any legal rights and obligations, and find out what help and support is available to all of those who might be affected.

This seminar will take place on Wednesday, 9 October 2013, from 12 noon to 1pm, on the Ground Floor of the Central Library.

All welcome!

For more information, please call us on 499 4444

Law for Lunch is back this October featuring a great range of popular topics!

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You are welcome to a series of ‘Free Lunchtime Talks’ at the Central and Newtown Libraries, as well as, the Newlands Community Centre offered in partnership with the Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley.

The October 2013 series includes the following:

Wednesday, October 2 – Central Library: Who can you trust? How to set up a Family Trust, with Peter Barrett, Partner & Natalie Gaskin, Associate, Johnston Lawrence Lawyers.

Wednesday, October 9 – Central Library: When relationships come to an end: splitting shared assets and court processes with Jennifer Wademan, Thomas Dewar Sziranyi Letts.

Wednesday, October 16 – Central Library: Digital dangers – Cyber Bullying and the law with Neil Melhuish from NetSafe.

Wednesday, October 23 – Newlands Community Centre: Caring for the Carers- The new Family Carers Policy and what it means for families caring for disabled relatives with Nicola Drayton-Glesti, Community Lawyer, Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley.

Wednesday, October 30 – Newtown Library: Benefit Reforms: The changing face of welfare with Kahureremoa Aki, Rōia Hāpori, Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley.

For more information about this and future sessions, check our online Event Calendar.

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