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CFLR - Family Law "Black Letter" Basics

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Focus

CFLR’s Family Law “Black Letter” Basics covers several “hot button” topics that matter most to family law practitioners. Taught by distinguished family law experts, our new series features a revolving mix of essential and current awareness topics, presented live and on video.

 

Faculty

Judge Thomas Trent Lewis
Justice Mark B. Simons
Michael Asimow
Anne C. Kiley
Christopher C. Melcher

 

Course Highlights

 

ADMISSIBILITY OF DOCUMENTS DAY ONE (ALL DAY)

(VIDEO REPLAY PROGRAM)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2016

This program will strengthen your skills concerning the use of documents at family law evidentiary hearings and trials. The focus is on the admissibility of documents through declarations and live testimony. We’ll be exploring the broad range of documents and “writings” as defined by the Evidence Code to cover any form of communication.

FACULTY: JUDGE THOMAS TRENT LEWIS, JUSTICE MARK B. SIMONS

MCLE/SPECIALIZATION CREDIT: 6 HOURS

 

FAMILY LAW TAXATION DAY TWO (MORNING)

(VIDEO REPLAY PROGRAM)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016

This segment covers state and federal taxation issues as they arise in marriage dissolution proceedings - including spousal and child support, dependency exemptions, property divisions, and attorney fees.

FACULTY: MICHAEL ASIMOW

MCLE/SPECIALIZATION CREDIT: 2 HOURS

 

TRANSMUTATIONS POST-VALLI DAY TWO (AFTERNOON)

(LIVE PROGRAM)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016

After Valli, several court of appeal decisions have construed its holding on the subject of transmutation. This session provides a comprehensive review of transmutation law, integrating Valli into the analysis alongside a look at post-Valli decisions. We also address remaining issues related to transmutation law, Fam. C. §2640 reimbursement, and title presumptions.

FACULTY: JUDGE THOMAS TRENT LEWIS

MCLE/SPECIALIZATION CREDIT: 4 HOURS

 

DVPA PRACTICE DAY THREE (MORNING)

(LIVE PROGRAM)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2016

This segment reviews the Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) and considers its implications in other areas such as support, custody and attorney fees. Enrollees will organize their approach to DVPA cases based on a proven framework created by Judge Lewis for attorney and judicial education.

FACULTY: JUDGE THOMAS TRENT LEWIS

MCLE/SPECIALIZATION CREDIT: 3 HOURS

 

UNDERSTANDING & PERFECTING MARITAL DAY THREE (AFTERNOON)

(VIDEO REPLAY PROGRAM)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2016

Learn important considerations and pitfalls to avoid in drafting prenuptial, postnuptial and marital settlement agreements. This program focuses on drafting techniques, preparing agreements that will survive court challenges, and effective strategies for attacking agreements in court.

FACULTY: JUDGE THOMAS TRENT LEWIS, ANNE C. KILEY, CHRISTOPHER C. MELCHER

MCLE/SPECIALIZATION CREDIT: 3 HOURS

 

 

Course Materials
Enrollees will receive a complete version of all slides used by the presenters, plus other supplemental materials. You have the option of receiving either printed course materials OR course materials on a 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.

 

Enrollees may also purchase at special prices TRG’s three-volume California Practice Guide: Family Law, written by Judge William P. Hogoboom (Ret.) and Justice Donald B. King (Ret.), and the two-volume California Practice Guide: Family Law FORMS.

 

Because the Practice Guides have limited value without Updates, we will enter your subscription for annual Updates unless you instruct us otherwise.

 

18 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 6 hours per day, for a total of 18 hours if you attend all three days.

 

 

 

   

Dates and Locations
Course Logistics

 

Registration: 8:00 AM
Program: 8:30 AM - 4:15 PM (EACH DAY)
LUNCH PROVIDED DAILY

 

LOCATION

 

Santa Clara
October 21-23, 2016 (Fri. - Sun.)
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
(408) 200-1234

 

LIVE & VIDEO-REPLAY PROGRAMS

 

DAY ONE
Friday, October 21, 2016
ADMISSIBILITY OF DOCUMENTS
(All Day) VIDEO-REPLAY PROGRAM

 

DAY TWO
Saturday, October 22, 2016
FAMILY LAW TAXATION (Morning)
VIDEO-REPLAY PROGRAM
TRANSMUTATIONS POST-VALLI (Afternoon)
LIVE PROGRAM

 

DAY THREE
Sunday, October 23, 2016
DVPA PRACTICE (Morning)
LIVE PROGRAM
UNDERSTANDING & PERFECTING MARITAL AGREEMENTS (Afternoon)
VIDEO-REPLAY PROGRAM

 

 

 

Download Course Brochure (enrollment form included)
Download Enrollment Form

 

 

 

Tuition

 

Day One Advanced Tuition (see Tuition Deadline) ........ $375
Day Two Advanced Tuition (see Tuition Deadline) ....... $375
Day Three Advanced Tuition (see Tuition Deadline) ..... $375
ALL THREE DAYS - Advanced Tuition (see Tuition Deadline) ........ $900

Day One "At Door" Tuition ......... $575
Day Two "At Door" Tuition ......... $575
Day Three "At Door" Tuition ....... $575
ALL THREE DAYS - "At Door" ....... $1300

 

 

Tuition Deadline

 

Enrollees are entitled to early enrollment discounts. Your registration(s) will be considered “At Door” unless received in our office by the deadline dates listed below (NO EXCEPTIONS):

 

 

Advanced tuition deadline:
10-14-2016

 

 

 

Special Offers For Enrollees

 

California Practice Guide: Family Law
$301.50 + sales tax
(regularly $603)

 

California Practice Guide: Family Law FORMS
$141 + sales tax
(regularly $282) 

 

To order, please call (800) 747-3161, ext. 2

 
     
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