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How to Lay a Record for Appeal – for Attorneys
This training will help attorneys understand the basics of obtaining an appealable order, making a clear record of error and prejudice for appeal, introducing evidence, requesting a statement of decision, and filing a timely notice of appeal. This training is meant for attorneys; non-attorneys, including DV advocates and survivors representing themselves, should check out the version of this training for non-attorneys here. You can find PDF documents of the PowerPoint slidedeck and other accompanying materials below the training video.
Presenters: FVAP Legal Fellow Cory Hernandez, Esq.
MCLE Credit: 0.75 hours (Instructions on applying for MCLE credit below video. Available for CA attorneys only.)
Closed captioning available.
For more information about Statements of Decision, see our training entitled “Requesting Statements of Decision in Family Law & Domestic Violence Cases (2017)” and view our toolkits on Getting a Court’s Reasons for Making a Family Court Order on our Self-Help Legal Tools page.
To download the files that accompany this training video, click on the name of the file below.
How to Lay A Record for Appeal Slideshow
Proyecto de apelación de la violencia familiar
Sample Statement of Decision Request with instructions
MCLE Evaluation Form – How to Lay a Record for Appeal – for Attorneys
To receive 0.75 hours of MCLE credit for watching this webinar, please download and complete the above MCLE Evaluation Form – How to Lay a Record for Appeal – for Attorneys Evaluation Form, then email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. (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.