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2019 Family Law Refresher Course

$950 - DVD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$995 - DVD, plus program materials (printed)
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Our distinguished All-Star Faculty continues in the FLRC tradition of providing a current review of cases, in-depth analysis of trends in the law, strategic planning and best practice tips. This presentation is sure to enhance your lawyering skills in and out of the courtroom.

Recorded February – May 2019
MCLE Credit: 11 hours, including 1.5 hour Legal Ethics & 1 hour Competence Issues
Specialization Credit: 11 hours

2019 CFLR DissoMaster Basic Training

$125 - DVD, plus program materials

Learn how to quickly navigate the complexities of child and temporary spousal support with this DissoMaster basic training program.

Recorded May 2019
MCLE Credit: 2 hours
Specialization Credit:
2 hours

2018 Family Law From the Experts: Determining and Characterizing Income

$2795 - DVD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$2895 - DVD, plus program materials (printed)
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Income is the driving force behind the most critical determination in family law cases – i.e., child and spousal support. It is also an important factor affecting other issues, such as the retention of experts and attorney fee liability. California Family Law Report (CFLR), the preeminent provider of continuing education on family law, brings together a distinguished faculty of forensic accountants, trial attorneys, and judicial officers who provide you with the in-depth information and analysis you need to effectively present and challenge income determinations in court. These highly respected professionals bring you up to date on critically important changes in the tax law brought on by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), particularly in the area of sheltered income.

Recorded November 2018
MCLE Credit: 18 hours
Specialization Credit: 18 hours

2018 Presenting and Challenging Expert Witnesses Post-Sanchez

$850 - CD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$950 - DVD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$895
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$995 - DVD, plus program materials (printed)
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In its landmark decision, People v. Sanchez, the California Supreme Court established new and significant limits on the ability of experts to testify to hearsay statements they relied on to form their opinions. Sanchez has been called, “the most impactful California Supreme Court decision on evidence in the last decade.” Panelists Justice Mark Simons and Judge Thomas Trent Lewis present an in-depth analysis of Sanchez, including why family law cases are not exempt and what types of hearsay experts may still rely upon in presenting their opinions. Don't be the only lawyer in the case who doesn't understand Sanchez.

Recorded June 2018
MCLE Credit: 6 hours
Specialization Credit: 6 hours

2017 CFLR Effective Strategies for Litigating Child Custody in Contested Domestic Violence Cases

$850 - CD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$950 - DVD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$900
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$995 - DVD, plus program materials (printed)
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The stakes are increasingly high in contested domestic violence cases when child custody is also involved. With vastly expanded grounds for obtaining a protective order, the landscape for handling the child custody facets has changed. A finding of domestic “abuse” triggers a presumption that tips the scales against a joint legal and physical custody award. This program will focus on the practical aspects of navigating through the Domestic Violence Protection Act in child custody proceedings, from intake to resolution. You will hear litigation and resolution strategies from experts in the field and, whether you represent the petitioner or the respondent, learn how best to take on a case involving these difficult issues.

Recorded November 2017
MCLE Credit: 6 hours
Specialization Credit: 6 hours

2017 Advanced Family Law Course

$3,695 - DVD, plus program materials
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$3,495
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$590 - DVD, plus program materials
(Psych & Counseling ONLY)
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$570
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(Psych & Counseling ONLY)
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Designed for both experienced family law practitioners and attorneys new to family law. It is also a “must” for those preparing to take the Certified Family Law Specialist Exam! Our expert faculty will provide test-taking tips and suggestions on how to improve your study skills. Attendees will sit for a practice exam that will be reviewed at the end of the course.

Recorded April-July 2017
MCLE Credit: 75.5 hours, including 2 hours Legal Ethics
Specialization Credit: 6.25 hours of Psychology and Counseling

 

2016 Family Law Experts Series: Business Valuations

$2595 - CD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$2795 - DVD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$2695
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$2895 - DVD, plus program materials (printed)
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The latest installment of CFLR’s Family Law Experts Series brings together top-notch professionals to discuss issues related to complex Business Valuation in family law litigation. The course will demonstrate how to present a business valuation report at trial and how to challenge it. Each panel will include a respected business valuation trial attorney, a seasoned forensic accountant, and a judicial officer, ensuring that the business valuation perspective will be viewed from all sides.

This program will address three hypotheticals, with one day for each model business: a consulting business, a retail business and a professional practice. Attendees will observe direct and cross-examination of expert witnesses and rulings by the court.

 

Recorded November 2016
MCLE CREDIT:
18 hours, including 1 hour Legal Ethics
Specialization Credit: 18 hours

 

2016 Family Law Experts Series: Understanding and Perfecting Marital Agreements

$325 - Burlingame (course materials on USB Drive)
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$325 - Costa Mesa (course materials on USB Drive)
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$325
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$325 - Costa Mesa (printed course materials)
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This three-hour program focuses on the agreements parties make when they are about to be married, when they alter their rights during marriage, and when they end their marriage.

 

Recorded September 2016
MCLE CREDIT:
3 hours
Specialization Credit: 3 hours

 

2016 Family Law Experts Series: Evidence

$850 - CD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$950 - DVD, plus program materials (on USB Drive)
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$950
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$1050 - DVD, plus program materials (printed)
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This full-day course will teach you how evidentiary privileges arise in common family law settings.

 

Recorded June 2016
MCLE CREDIT:
6 hours
Specialization Credit: 6 hours

 

Family Law Experts Series: Making The Most Out Of Mediation And Crossover Litigation

$950.00 - DVD, plus program materials
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$850.00 - CD, plus program materials
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California Family Law Report (CFLR) presents the 2015 Family Law Expert Series: Making the Most out of Mediation and Crossover Litigation. Our panelists for this six-hour program are a sitting family law judge, a partner in a family law firm, and a practicing mediator with over 35 years of experience conducting family law mediations. These leading authorities in the field teach lawyers and mediators alike step-by-step how to optimize the chances for success in mediation. Additionally, the panelists provide well-tested strategies and tactics to mitigate potential litigation.

 

Recorded November 2015
MCLE CREDIT:
6.25 hours
Specialization Credit: 6.25 hours

 

Family Law Experts Series: Complex Financial Matters

$2,895.00 - DVD, plus program materials
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$2,595.00 - CD, plus program materials
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This 18-hour program will unravel the approaches to complex financial issues, improving your ability to make effective presentations at hearings and trials and plan effective cross-examination of financial experts. Difficult topics such as tracing, QDROs, characterization of property, and income available for support, among others, will be thoroughly explored and you will gain a greater understanding of how these financial matters affect your family law clients.

 

Recorded September 2014
MCLE CREDIT:
18 hours
Specialization Credit: 18 hours

 

   

 

Basic:

Basic Training: Family Law (Law)

 

 

 

Intermediate:

Family Law Refresher Course (Law Review)

 

 

 

Advanced:

Advanced Family Law (CFLS prep)

 

Family Law Experts Series: Evidence

 

 

 

 
 
     
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