Video Training: Parentage and the Domestic Violence Prevention Act

February 16, 2018

Many family law practitioners and litigants may not fully understand how the DVPA, custody and visitation, and parentage work together. This presentation will walk through the basics of the statutory provisions and relevant case law to help practicing attorneys, advocates, and self-represented litigants understand these complex provisions. The content is largely geared toward helping DV survivors, especially those who identify as LGBTQI+, understand how to establish parentage when the parent does not have a biological or adoptive connection to the child.

Registration and Payment

All videos are free for survivors of domestic violence/intimate partner abuse and the people who support them; California nonprofit / legal aid employees; private attorneys currently representing a survivor of domestic violence pro bono in California; members of the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence; and members of Legal Aid Association of California. ​All others (including private attorneys), please pay before viewing. $35 per video. Click here to pay. In the comments section, please include the name(s) of the training(s) you are paying for. (Payment for training does not count as a tax-deductible donation.)


National Center for Lesbian Rights Staff Attorney Ming Wong, Esq.; and FVAP Legal Fellow Cory Hernandez, Esq.

MCLE Credit

To receive 1 hour of MCLE credit for watching this webinar, please download and complete the below evaluation form, then email it to (Be sure to download the form and save it to your device before entering your information.) Available for CA attorneys only. By submitting this form you are certifying that you viewed the entire presentation, and are electronically signing an attendance record.

Family Law
Restraining Orders
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