Family Law Drafting Basics 2023

Product Type: Course

Courses - In-Person
Start Date & Time
2023-05-18 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2023-05-18 4:00 PM
Vancouver location TBA

Courses - Webinar
Start Date & Time
2023-05-18 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2023-05-18 4:00 PM
Online Provider

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Build a strong foundation in the essential family law skill of drafting

Thursday, May 18, 2023
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Vancouver Location TBA

or attend via webinar

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Who should attend: Lawyers with under five years of practice in the area of family law, lawyers changing areas, and those seeking a refresher. Articled students are welcome.

Learning level: Fundamental

Need to draft family law documents but unsure of how to begin?

Benefit from the experience of senior family law practitioners as they provide you with valuable precedents, tips, and advice on how to draft a comprehensive range of family law documents. This practical course will teach you how to choose your words and phrases carefully for each type of document, pitfalls to avoid, and where to turn for information and assistance.

You will increase confidence and speed in your ability to produce detailed and persuasive court documents, agreements, and correspondence. 

After taking this course, you will:

  • gain the tools and skills to draft family law documents and pleadings
  • be aware of common drafting errors and mistakes
  • improve your ability to meet your clients' needs

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

Course Chair
Todd R. Bell — Farris LLP, Vancouver

Register by Apr. 20/23
Regular Price
After Apr. 20/23
In-person* $582   $533 $639   $582
In-person Articled Student $364.50   $336 $364.50   $336
Webinar $492   $443 $549   $492
Webinar Articled Student $274.50   $246 $274.50   $246

*Please note: The in-person session is dependant on a minimum number of registrants and may not be confirmed until 4 weeks before the course date.

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Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials and lunch for
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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Nadia Myerthall

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