Provincial Court Urgent Family Hearings During COVID-19







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Could it get any worse? Family strife in the midst of a pandemic

(Original Course Date: May 1, 2020)

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Who should attend:  All lawyers with a practice in family law

Learning level: All levels

Join us for a focused, 60-minute course to learn what is happening with urgent family law hearings in the Provincial Court. Topics will include:

  • notice to the profession regarding suspension of the usual operations
  • automatic adjournments of hearings and other matters
  • services/technologies being provided by the court for urgent family matters
  • what is an urgent matter
  • options to consider before making an application
  • procedures on urgent family matters
  • use of police enforcement clauses
  • teleconference etiquette
  • effect of an order made
  • what may happen as we come out of the pandemic

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (no hours will pertain to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Instructors
The Honourable Judge Kathryn J. Ferriss Provincial Court of BC, Surrey
The Honourable Judge Trudy A. Macdonald Provincial Court of BC, Surrey

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Nadia Myerthall
nmyerthall@cle.bc.ca
*non-practising


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