Speaking Engagement

Girlfriends, Boyfriends, Dating, and Divorce: Oh My!

Federal Bar Association myLawCLE

Online Webinar

Blank Rome partner Alan R. Feigenbaum will join Judge Matthew F. Cooper (New York State Supreme Court, Retired) to present “Girlfriends, Boyfriends, Dating, and Divorce: Oh My!” a Federal Bar Association myLawCLE program being held Wednesday, May 29, 2024, from 1:00 to 2:40 p.m. EDT, as a live online webinar.


This program delves into the intersection of romance and divorce, particularly focusing on the controversial topic of dating during divorce proceedings, as highlighted by the recent legal case Allen v. Allen. It will explore the complexities and implications of dating while going through a divorce, especially within the legal framework of New York state. Speakers will reflect on the various perspectives and advice circulating online regarding dating during divorce and examine the recent appellate court decision’s stance on the matter. They will analyze the court’s ruling and its potential implications, reflecting on the broader issues surrounding fault-based divorce laws in New York and advocating for a reconsideration of their relevance in modern divorce proceedings.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • The impact of romantic partners on issues of custody
  • Finances
  • Discussion of the Allen case

MCLE credit is available.

For more information, the full agenda, and to register, please visit the event webpage.