2017 Advanced Family Law Course
Intensive review designed for the experienced
family law professional . . .
California Family Law Report (CFLR) will present the biannual Advanced Family Law Course (AFLC) in May/June 2017. This
comprehensive and intensive program showcases an all-star faculty of over 20 justices, judges and lawyers.
AFLC is designed for experienced family law practitioners looking to fortify their knowledge, as well as attorneys new to family
law looking to set themselves apart from their peers. 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.
The program consists of 6 days (33 hours) of live presentations, plus 33 hours of on-demand video lectures. These video
lectures can be accessed at any time and any place, so that you can review exam topics or focus on particular substantive
areas at your convenience. This State Bar-approved course will satisfy the entire educational requirement for Family Law
Specialist certification (or recertification), including 6 hours of credit in Category 5 (Psychology and Counseling).
Past attendees, as well as first-timers, will benefit from AFLC's guidance on complex family law issues and up-to-the-minute
review of new developments in the field.This is truly a "don't miss" event!
• Jurisdiction and Procedure
• Dissolution of Marriage and Legal Separation
• Same-Sex Marriage and Registered Domestic Partnerships
• Paternity Proceedings
• Domestic Violence Proceedings
• Child Custody
• Child Support
• Spousal Support
• Deferred Compensation
• Business Valuation
• Adoption and Guardianship
• Attorney Fees and Costs
• Bankruptcy Considerations
• Division of Property
• Tax Issues in Family Law
• Writs and Appeals
• Modification, Enforcement and Contempt
• Mediation and Collaborative Law
• Psychology and Counseling
• Ethical Considerations
• Test-Taking Preparation
The course materials include a complete set of slides and worksheets used by the presenters.
Practice exam questions and answer booklets are provided to enrollees preparing to take
the Certified Family Law Specialist Exam. You will also receive the materials needed for the
Psychology and Counseling requirements. Enrollees can choose to receive printed course
materials or course materials on USB drive, which allows you to save them to your hard drive
and take notes directly next to the material covered. See order form to make your selection.
CFLS Exam Date: The specialization exam will be on held Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (next exam thereafter is in 2019). Contact the State Bar
directly at (415) 538-2120 to register for the exam. Exam registration is also available at www.californiaspecialist.org.
Or, go to the State Bar of California website: www.calbar.ca.gov.
Practice Exam: A practice examination and test-taking skills session will be offered as part of the course. If you are taking the CFLS exam, we strongly encourage you to attend this session.
Additional information regarding the practice test will be announced on the first day of the program.
66 Hours MCLE/Specialization Credit: Approval of specialization credit in Family Law has been granted by the California Board of Legal Specialization, and approval
of MCLE credit for this activity has been granted by the State Bar of California in the amount of 66 hours, including 2 hours of
legal ethics and 6 hours of psychology and counseling. Tuition includes 33 hours at the live program and 33 hours of on-demand
video. Visit www.CFLRonline.com™ and www.RutterOnline.com™ to earn additional MCLE participatory credit!