FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2012
Neil M.E. Forester Certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the State Board of Legal Specialization
SACRAMENTO, CA November 7, 2012– Neil M. E. Forester, Goyette & Associates, Inc.
The State Bar of California program for certifying legal specialist is a Supreme Court approved method of certifying attorneys as specialists in nine specialty areas, one of which is Family Law. Attorneys are certified through a process which includes successful passage of a written examination, completion of specific tasks in the specialty area, attendance at a prescribed a number of approved education programs and peer review. Certification is for a five-year period during which time specialist must continue to meet task and education peer review requirements similar to those for certification.
A Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS) must demonstrate expertise in all areas of family law. These areas include divorce, legal separation, annulment, property division, child custody, child support, spousal support, domestic violence, tax consequences of divorce, settlement negotiations, attorney’s fees and costs, general litigation and discovery, and ultimately presentation of evidence to the courts in a trial setting. Of the over 200,000 lawyers in California, only about 1,100 have achieved the CFLS designation – less than 1% of the attorney population in California.
For more information or to schedule and Interview with Neil M. E. Forester, please contact Firm Spokeswoman, Jennifer Coalson-Perez at 916-851-1900, via cell at 916-606-9992 or email Jennifer@goyette-assoc.com
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