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Allen v. Allen, Expert Edition

These materials tell the story of the Allen family--David, Lynne, and their children- Jane, age thirteen, and Joey, age eleven. It describes the legal and emotional challenges they face as a consequence of David and Lynne's pending divorce.
Publisher: NITA
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ISBN: 9781556819872
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These materials tell the story of the Allen family--David, Lynne, and their children- Jane, age thirteen, and Joey, age eleven. It describes the legal and emotional challenges they face as a consequence of David and Lynne's pending divorce. The parents are each seeking decision-making authority and primary residence of the children, and are disputing the valuation and division of marital assets.

The complexities that accompany family reorganization necessitated by divorce and the unique nature of family law litigation require interdisciplinary knowledge and the understanding and cooperation of lawyers, mediators, mental health experts, and financial experts. This case file takes place in an interdisciplinary setting to allow professionals to work together to protect the needs and interests of their clients.

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Table of Contents

Contents


About the Authors


Acknowledgments


Preface


Time Line


Summary of the Facts

Parenting Dispute

Business Valuation Dispute


Background Facts Known to Both Sides

David Allen and Lynne (Grant) Allen's Family History

The Allen's Marriage and Children

Lynne Allen's Return to School and Entrance into the Work Force

The Deterioration of the Allen's Marriage

The Effect of Marital Problems on the Allen Children

Lynne and David Allen's Career History and Advancements

David's Interest in Power Diagnostics

Letter from School Psychologist


Program Stipulations


Problems

Parenting Dispute

Valuation Dispute


Legal Research File

Family Code of the State of NITA

Section 61.052 Dissolution of marriage

Section 61.058 Parenting of children following dissolution of marriage

Section 61.059 Disposition of property upon dissolution of marriage

Section 61.061 Mediation of disputes arising from dissolution of marriage

Excerpts from the NITA Uniform Mediation Act

NITA Evidence Code Section 730: Appointment of Expert


Memoranda of Law

Admissibility of Testing Data Under Daubert

Valuation of Commercial and Personal Goodwill

Attribution of Income after a Voluntary Reduction of Earnings


Court File

Petition for Dissolution of Marriage

Answer and Counterclaim

Order of Reference to Mediation


Preface to Parenting Evaluation


Order for Parenting Evaluation


Curriculum Vitae of Pat Nolan, Parenting Evaluator


Parenting Evaluator's Report


Appendix A to Parenting Evaluation

Cooperative Parenting or Parallel Parenting


Excerpts from Material In Files of Counsel

Evaluation of Parenting Evaluator's Report

Father's Expert

Mother's Expert

Agreement to Mediate

Parenting Evaluation Contract and Informed Consent

Confidential Pre-Mediation Memos on Parenting Issues

For David Allen

For Lynne Allen


Excerpts from Learned Treatises

Jonathan Swift, Child Custody Evaluations for Divorcing Families

Jane Adams, The Child and Divorce: A Guide for Clinicians


Preface to financial information


Financial Information

David Allen

Financial Affidavit

Child Support Guidelines

Summary of 2005 Taxes

Lynne Allen

Financial Affidavit

Child Support Guidelines


Pre-Mediation Briefs on Finances

For David Allen

For Lynne Allen


Stipulation to Appraise Defendant's Interest in Medical Practice


Curriculum Vitae of Business Appraiser Chris Ernst


Power Diagnostics, PA Valuation Reports

Business Appraiser's Report

Analysis by David Allen's expert Stephen Tondreault

Analysis by Lynne Allen's expert Suzanne Reiber


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