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Family Law Appeals Involving Domestic Violence (2018)
The presenters will cover topics such as:
How to identify Domestic Violence issues in Family Law cases?
What orders are appealable?
What orders must be reviewed by writ?
What is the difference between discretionary and statutory writs?
What standards of review apply to family law orders?
What legal issues arise in Domestic Violence cases and how do they appear in appeals?
What are the logistics and best practices in prosecuting and defending appeals?
Presenters: FVAP’s Executive Director, Erin Smith, Esq.; and former FVAP Staff Attorney, Catherine Ongiri, Esq.
MCLE Credit: 1.0 hours (Instructions on applying for MCLE credit below video. Available for CA attorneys only.)
Closed captioning available.
To download the files that accompany this training video, click on the name of the file below.
- Alternative Writ of Mandate
- Family Law Appeals Involving Domestic Violence slide deck
- Summary Denial of Writ
- Writ Palma Notice
- MCLE Evaluation Form – Family Law Appeals Involving Domestic Violence
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