Understanding Mental Health Challenges in Divorce Cases

Aimee Pingenot Key
Aimee Pingenot Key | Goranson Bain Ausley

With a compassionate focus and an eye toward the future, Aimee Pingenot Key works with clients to skillfully assist them in identifying their goals and guide them toward a resolution in often complex and contentious family law matters.

Live Video-Broadcast: June 27, 2024

Understanding Mental Health Challenges in Divorce Cases

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Program Summary

This presentation covers important tools for lawyers dealing with divorces involving mental health issues. It focuses on practical ways to improve legal representation while understanding the connection between legal processes and mental well-being. Lawyers learn how to communicate effectively with clients facing mental health challenges, making sure they understand their options. It's stressed how collaborating with mental health experts can help create legal strategies that prioritize the client's well-being. Other tips include creating a supportive legal environment, exploring different ways to solve conflicts, and understanding mental health assessments in legal cases. The goal is to give lawyers these practical tools so they can handle divorces involving mental health issues with empathy, skill, and putting the client first.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Strategies for Effective Communication
  • Partnering with Mental Health Experts
  • Establishing a Supportive Legal Atmosphere
  • Utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mental Health Assessments

Date / Time: June 27, 2024

  • 11:00 am – 12:40 pm Eastern
  • 10:00 am – 11:40 am Central
  • 9:00 am – 10:40 am Mountain
  • 8:00 am – 9:40 am Pacific

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Aimee Pingenot Key_FedBarAimee Pingenot Key | Goranson Bain Ausley

With a compassionate focus and an eye toward the future, Aimee Pingenot Key works with clients to skillfully assist them in identifying their goals and guide them toward a resolution in often complex and contentious family law matters. Having a master’s degree in social work provides her with a unique ability to understand complex and novel custody issues and work with both clients and mental health professionals to identify what is at stake for the clients she represents. Her compassion for families in crisis assures that she remains a tireless advocate for everyone she represents. A partner at Goranson Bain Ausley, Aimee is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a credentialed Collaborative Divorce professional by Collaborative Divorce Texas. Among her recognitions, Aimee has been repeatedly selected to Best Lawyers in Dallas: Family Law by D Magazine and named to the Texas Super Lawyers list by Thomson Reuters since 2014 and The Best Lawyers in America© since 2015.

Agenda

I. Strategies for Effective Communication | 11:00am – 11:30am

II. Partnering with Mental Health Experts | 11:30am – 12:00pm

Break | 12:00pm – 12:10pm

III. Establishing a Supportive Legal Atmosphere | 12:10pm – 12:25pm

IV. Utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mental Health Assessments | 12:25pm – 12:40pm