An AFCC-WI Webinar – Child Custody Cases Then & Now: Comparing Hollywood’s Kramer vs. Kramer and Marriage Story

What might be learned through comparing two divorce movies released 40 years apart?

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) became an iconic story of divorce with children and an inspiration for family law “no fault” reforms. Marriage Story (2019) is arguably a Kramer vs. Kramer remake, The drama of both center on what happens to a young child whose parents respect each other as parents— until they feel drawn into a litigated custody battle. Yet, family law reform was supposed to resolve recourse to trial— what happened? Join us for discussion of what has changed and what has stayed the same through the lens of Hollywood drama and generational child custody case experience.

This event will start with brief movie synopses for those new or rusty on Kramer vs. Kramer and Marriage Story details, and then will open to panel discussion by 3 AFCC members whose careers were forged during the Kramer vs. Kramer era and 3 whose careers are arguably more of a Marriage Story era. They are:

Participants are encouraged to download and read the this article for movie synopsis in the context of analyzing real cases and how today’s parents may resist invitation to avoid competition and litigation.

This is a free webinar hosted by AFCC-WI. Registration is required however and you may do so at this link. 
You will receive your personalized link via email.