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MCAFM meets the last Tuesday of each month (except in summer) at the Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85016 from 11:45 a.m - 1:15 p.m.  Registration begins at  11:30 a.m.
There is networking, information exchange, a business meeting and a program with continuing education certificates. 

Cost:  Members with RSVP by noon Friday before the meeting --$25
          Walk-in Members, Non-Members and Guests -- $30





October 30, 2018

PROGRAM TOPIC:  Divorce and Real Estate: Stories from the Trenches…How to Craft Agreements and Decrees to Address the Disposition of Real and Personal Property, and the Distribution of the Proceeds TherefromThis presentation will discuss true stories about divorce real estate transactions and the agreements, decrees and Court orders that directed the sale of real and personal property, and the distribution of the proceeds therefrom. The speakers will visit the verbiage used, including the good, the bad and the ugly, and offer ideas to avoid the pitfalls and dangers of poorly worded documents. The purpose of this discussion is to also provide insight into the issues, problems and solutions that can be addressed, or possibly cannot be addressed, at the time the agreements are drafted, or orders are entered.


CHRIS CARTER KENT is a Realtor who specializes in assisting divorcing couples with their real estate needs, including the sale or purchase of a residence, mediation of conflict surrounding the residence, rental properties and personal property within the home(s). She has created "Your Transition Concierge," as a service to assist clients with their “Next Move...Moving In, Moving Out, and Moving On.” She has experience in all forms of ADR, including Family Law, Estate and Trust settlements, and Probate. She is a formally trained mediator, and has participated in mediations, arbitrations, Special Master hearings, and Special Commissioner assignments and hearings. She understands the emotional, legal, and financial complexities of life's transitions.

BARRY L. BRODY, ESQ. is a Certified Family Law Specialist, and Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He has practice family law for over 40 years. His primary areas of expertise are business valuations and goodwill calculations, real estate appraisals, stock options, retirement plans, employee benefits and forensic analysis. He is a co-founder of the Arizona State Bar’s Family Law Institute where he is an annual presenter and frequent chair. He has extensive experience in mediation and arbitration, serves as a Special Master in private matters, and as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court.


           1720 E. Camelback Road

            Phoenix, AZ  85016


:   Registration and Networking at 11:30 a.m.

Meeting is 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

RSVP:   RSVP at www.mcafm.orgEventsMonthly Meeting by noon on the Friday preceding the meeting date.

CLE:    This program may provide up to one (1) continuing education credit hour based upon a sixty (60) minute hour.

CANCELLATIONS:  You must cancel 48 hours prior to the meeting date. If you RSVP “yes” and do not cancel in time, you will be charged the applicable fee stated above.  You may cancel your RSVP online