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Family Law Section

Divorce & Taxes

Top Issues with DissoMaster and Taxes in Divorce

Presenters will discuss tips and tricks for using DissoMaster, understanding the new tax forms and changes in tax laws, and mistakes to avoid.

Topics will include:

~ DissoMaster input review
~ Reporting community property income
~ Phantom Income
~ Tax projections
~ Dependency exemptions and tax credits
~ QBID (Qualified Business Income Deduction)
~ New personal income tax forms
~ Income Available for Support
~ Marital Standard of Living
~ Innocent spouse relief
~ Tax filing status

And more? Email Darlene ( or Catherine ( in advance about questions you have (general questions, not case specific)

Conner, Catherine 2020

Catherine Conner, CFLS
Conner, Lawrence, Rodney, Olhiser & Barrett, LLP

Catherine is a Certified Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Catherine’s practice focuses on family law alternative dispute resolution, including mediation, collaborative practice and settlement counsel. She is a collaborative practice and mediation trainer with the Center for Understanding in Conflict and a frequent presenter on family law topics, bias, and difficult conversations.

Elmore, Darlene 2020
Darlene Elmore, CPA, ABV, CFF

Darlene has over 30 years of experience as an accountant and has worked in public accounting for the last 27. With an office in Santa Rosa, her practice is focused on providing forensic accounting analysis and services, with an emphasis on family law matters. In additional to her certification as a CPA, she is accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the AICPA.

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Time: Check-In: 3:15 pm; Presentation: 3:30 —5:00 pm

Catherine Conner, CFLS; Conner, Lawrence, Rodney, Olhiser & Barrett, LLP
Darlene Elmore, CPA, ABV, CFF


MCLE: 1.5 Unit Participatory MCLE Credit in General Law

Registration Fee:
$70–SCBA Members
$55–SCBA Barristers Club Members in First 5 Years of Practice
$20–Students (with proof of current enrollment)

NOTE: Section Discounts are only available by E-Mail

Student: $20 (The student discount is now available online for SCBA Student Members. Students who are not members of SCBA may utilize the student discount by emailing for off-line registration.

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