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FLA: Guardianship and Parenting—One Year Later

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"Last Kick at the Can": Tuesday, December 9, 2014; Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
"Last Kick at the Can": Wednesday, December 17, 2014; Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Original course: Thursday April 24, 2014)

Who should attend: Lawyers, legal support staff, notaries public, and all others who work in the area of family law.

Learning level: All levels

This practical course will focus on legal update, in law and practice. The morning will include a review of the case law and practical tips on negotiating and litigating parenting arrangements, including collaborative practice and when (and how) to involve a parenting coordinator. The afternoon will be a skills based primer on assessing violence (safety/power), including questions, approaches, and follow-up as well as a view from the bench on how counsel can effectively present parenting issues to the court.

After taking this course you will...

  • know the most recent cases and issues
  • understand different dispute resolution techniques
  • develop skills to use in conflict, power, and family violence situations

Check out the companion "Summer Series" rebroadcast course Property under the FLA—Lessons from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario which takes place the next day, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours (a minimum of 1 hour will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
Morag M.J. MacLeod — Barrister & Solicitor, Vancouver
Mary E. Mouat, QC — Lawyer & Mediator, Quadra Legal Centre, Victoria

Featured Speaker
Linda Coates, PhD — Professor, Department of Psychology, Okanagan College, Kelowna

"Last Kick at the Can" Rebroadcasts: $450

Unable to attend without financial support? To learn more about CLEBC's Bursary Program click here and for our Easy Pay Plan click here.

Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials and lunch (live course only).

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CLEBC Program Lawyer
Nadia Myerthall

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