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California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Motion and Hearing Practice, Including a Discussion of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders 2014 (Free)

Released on: Feb. 18, 2014
Running Time: 04:11:50

Running Time Segment Title Faculty Format
[01:07:50] Working with Low-Income Clients and Domestic Violence Survivors Stephanie E Bilinski ~ Family Law Supervising Attorney, Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco
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[00:58:55] Preparing Forms: Request for Order - Forms and Procedure Dia Montecillo ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Rebecca Louie ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
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[01:02:15] Preparing for Hearing: Client Interview and Preparation for Representation Janice Cho ~ Founder, Law Office of Janice Cho
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[00:58:15] Hearing Practice: Request for Order and Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Order Sharon M Braz ~ Certified Family Law Specialist,
Josanna Berkow ~ Certified Specialist in Family Law, Judicial Settlement
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An estimated 80% of family law litigants are self-presented, and the statistic is higher for survivors of domestic violence. Thus, low-income clients are in great need of your pro bono help.  In this free PLI program and volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income family law litigants in need.  With a limited time commitment, you can help obtain essential legal protections needed for low-income families.

Lecture Topics 
[Total time 04:11:50]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Program Overview and Introductions* [00:04:35]
    Stephanie E. Bilinski, Elizabeth A. Hom
  • Working with Low-Income Clients and Domestic Violence Survivors [01:07:50]
    Stephanie E. Bilinski
  • Preparing Forms: Request for Order - Forms and Procedure [00:58:55]
    Rebecca Louie, Dia Montecillo
  • Preparing for Hearing: Client Interview and Preparation for Representation [01:02:15]
    Janice Cho
  • Hearing Practice: Request for Order and Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Order [00:58:15]
    Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.), Sharon M. Braz

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Monterroso v. Moran, 135 Cal.App.4th 732, Court of Appeal, Second District, Division 2, California (2006)
    Stephanie E. Bilinski
  • California Family Code §3011
    Stephanie E. Bilinski
  • California Family Code §3044
    Stephanie E. Bilinski
  • Working with Low-Income Clients and Domestic Violence Survivors (PowerPoint Slides)
    Stephanie E. Bilinski
  • Sample DVPA Judicial Council Forms Part I
    Dia Montecillo, Rebecca Louie
  • Sample DVPA Judicial Council Forms Part II
    Dia Montecillo, Rebecca Louie
  • Sample DVPA Judicial Council Forms Part III
    Dia Montecillo, Rebecca Louie
  • Bay Area Legal Aid Family Law Manual—The Basics, Appendix 3: Motions
    Dia Montecillo, Rebecca Louie
  • Sample Request for Temporary Emergency Order
    Dia Montecillo, Rebecca Louie
  • Request for Immediate Orders—Motion (non-DVPA) Checklist
    Dia Montecillo, Rebecca Louie
  • Preparing Forms: Request for Order—Forms and Procedure (PowerPoint Slides)
    Dia Montecillo, Rebecca Louie
  • Sample Further Responsive Declaration
    Janice Cho
  • Sample Witness Declaration
    Janice Cho
  • Conducting Client Interviews in Preparation of Hearing Representation
    Janice Cho
  • Preparing for Hearing: Client Interviews and Preparation for Representation (PowerPoint Slides)
    Janice Cho
  • Spousal Support Factors Checklist of §4320 (Permanent Spousal Support)
    Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.)
  • Child Support Factsheet
    Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.)
  • DV-115 Request to Continue Court Hearing and Reissue Temporary Restraining Order
    Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.), Sharon M. Braz
  • DV-260 Confidential Clets Information
    Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.), Sharon M. Braz
  • Hearing Practice (PowerPoint Slides)
    Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.), Sharon M. Braz

Presentation Material

  • Working with Low-Income Clients and Domestic Violence Survivors PowerPoint Slides
    Stephanie E. Bilinski
  • Preparing Forms: Request for Order – Forms and Procedure PowerPoint Slides
    Rebecca Louie, Dia Montecillo
  • Preparing for Hearing: Client Interviews and Preparation for Representation PowerPoint Slides
    Janice Cho
  • Hearing Practice: Request for Order and Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Order PowerPoint Slides
    Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.), Sharon M. Braz
Co-Chair(s)
Stephanie E. Bilinski ~ Family Law Supervising Attorney, Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco
Elizabeth A. Hom ~ Pro Bono Counsel, Bay Area Legal Aid
Speaker(s)
Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.) ~ Certified Specialist in Family Law, Judicial Settlement
Sharon M. Braz ~ Certified Family Law Specialist,
Janice Cho ~ Founder, Law Office of Janice Cho
Rebecca Louie ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Dia Montecillo ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid

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California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases 2015 Feb. 18, 2015

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California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases 2015 Stephanie E Bilinski, Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco
Genevieve L Richardson, Bay Area Legal Aid
Elizabeth A Hom, Alameda County Bar Association
 
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