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Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases (Free)

Released on: Jun. 21, 2013
Running Time: 06:27:20

Receive the basic Domestic Violence Law training you need to represent low-income Californian survivors seeking domestic violence restraining orders and safe effective child custody and visitation orders. Learn the basic substantive law regarding California Domestic Violence Prevention Act and child custody and visitation and how to prepare and handle a hearing to obtain these critical orders. These cases can often be handled in one or two hearings and make the essential difference in creating a safe and stable environment for the domestic violence survivor and family.

Lecture Topics 
[Total time 06:27:20]

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

  • Program Overview and Introductions* [00:03:18]
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Domestic Violence 101 [01:23:02]
    Tülin D. Açikalin, Christina A. Varner
  • Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Orders [01:00:20]
    Tülin D. Açikalin, Mallika Kaur
  • Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Order Hearing Practice [01:00:20]
    Tülin D. Açikalin, Mallika Kaur
  • Basic Overview of California Child Custody and Visitation Law in Domestic Violence Cases, Part I [02:00:25]
    Jennifer E. Horne, Staci Lambright
  • Domestic Violence Restraining Order and Child Custody Hearings [00:59:55]
    Staci Lambright, Jennifer E. Horne

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

  • Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Their Children (PowerPoint Slides)
    Christina A. Varner, Genevieve L. Richardson, Jennifer E. Horne, Mallika Kaur, Staci Lambright, Tülin D. Açikalin
  • Domestic Violence Power and Control Wheel
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • CA Family Code Sections 6203, 3020, 3044
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Tips for Preparing Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order and Quick Reference Card: DVPA RO Hearings
    Jennifer E. Horne
  • Sample DVPA Judicial Council Forms (Part 1 of 4)
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Sample DVPA Judicial Council Forms (Part 2 of 4)
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Sample DVPA Judicial Council Forms (Part 3 of 4)
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Sample DVPA Judicial Council Forms (Part 4 of 4)
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Karen Avalos v. Zabdi Lopez Perez, 196 Cal.App.4th 773 (2011)
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Rebecca Annamarie Ritchie v. Mark Konrad, 115 Cal.App.4th 1275 (2004)
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Mediation and Child Custody Recommending Counseling in the California Courts, 2011
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence, VAWnet, May 2008
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Children’s Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey, Juvenile Justice Bulletin, October 2009
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Pro Bono Opportunities in California for Domestic Violence Restraining Order Representation
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • (Unfair) Advantage: Damocles’ Sword and the Coercive Use of Immigration Status in a Civil Society, Marquette Law Review, Volume 94, Issue 2, Winter 2010
    Genevieve L. Richardson

Presentation Material

  • Program Overview and Introductions PowerPoint Slides
    Genevieve L. Richardson
  • Domestic Violence 101 PowerPoint Slides
    Christina A Varner
  • Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Orders PowerPoint Slides
    Tülin D. Açikalin, Mallika Kaur
  • Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Order Hearing Practice PowerPoint Slides
    Tülin D. Açikalin, Mallika Kaur
  • Basic Overview of California Child Custody and Visitation Law in Domestic Violence Cases, Part I and II PowerPoint Slides
    Jennifer E. Horne, Staci Lambright
  • Basic Overview of California Child Custody and Visitation Law in Domestic Violence Cases, Part I and II PowerPoint Slides
    Jennifer E. Horne, Staci Lambright
  • Domestic Violence Restraining Order and Child Custody Hearings PowerPoint Slides
    Mallika Kaur, Staci Lambright
Chairperson(s)
Genevieve L. Richardson ~ Managing Attorney Contra Costa, Marin and Napa Regional Office, Bay Area Legal Aid
Speaker(s)
Tülin D. Açikalin ~ Managing Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid, San Mateo County Regional Office
Jennifer E. Horne ~ Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
Mallika Kaur ~ Staff Attorney, Communities Overcoming Relationship Abuse
Staci Lambright ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Christina A. Varner ~ Legal Advice Line Advocate, Bay Area Legal Aid

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Alabama1, Alaska, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho*, Illinois , Iowa2*, Kansas, Kentucky*, Louisiana, Maine*, Mississippi, Missouri3, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire4, New Jersey, New Mexico5, New York6,  North Carolina7, North Dakota, Ohio8, Oklahoma9, Oregon*, Pennsylvania10, Rhode Island11, South Carolina, Tennessee12, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia13, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin14 and Wyoming*.

Iowa, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin DO NOT approve Audio Only On-Demand Web Programs.


Please Note: The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. PLI programs may qualify for credit based on the requirements outlined in the MCLE Regulations and Ariz. R. Sup. Ct. Rule 45.

*PLI will apply for credit upon request. Louisiana and New Hampshire: PLI will apply for credit upon request for audio-only on-demand web programs.


1Alabama: Approval of all web based programs is limited to a maximum of 6.0 credits.

 

2Iowa:  The approval is for one year from recorded date. Does not approve of Audio-only On-Demand Webcasts.

3Missouri:  On-demand web programs are restricted to six hours of self-study credit per year.  Self-study may not be used to satisfy the ethics requirements.  Self-study can not be used for carryover credit.

 

4New Hamphsire:  The approval is for three years from recorded date.

5New Mexico:  On-Demand web programs are restricted to 4.0 self-study credits per year. 


6New York:  Newly admitted attorneys may not take non-traditional course formats such as on-demand Web Programs or live Webcasts for CLE credit. Newly admitted attorneys not practicing law in the United States, however, may earn 12 transitional credits in non-traditional formats. 

7North Carolina:  A maximum of 4 credits per reporting period may be earned by participating in on-demand web programs. 


8Ohio:  To confirm that the web program has been approved, please refer to the list of Ohio’s Approved Self Study Activities at http://www.sconet.state.oh.us.  Online programs are considered self-study.  Ohio attorneys have a 6 credit self-study limit per compliance period.  The Ohio CLE Board states that attorneys must have a 100% success rate in clicking on timestamps to receive ANY CLE credit for an online program.

9Oklahoma:  Up to 6 credits may be earned each year through computer-based or technology-based legal education programs.


10Pennsylvania:  PA attorneys may only receive a maximum of four (4) hours of distance learning credit per compliance period. All distance learning programs must be a minimum of 1 full hour.
 

11Rhode Island:  Audio Only On-Demand Web Programs are not approved for credit.  On-Demand Web Programs must have an audio and video component.

12Tennessee:  The approval is for the calendar year in which the live program was presented.

13Virginia: All distance learning courses are to be done in an educational setting, free from distractions.

14Wisconsin: Ethics credit is not allowed.  The ethics portion of the program will be approved for general credit.  There is a 10 credit limit for on-demand web programs during every 2-year reporting period.  Does not approve of Audio-only On-Demand Webcasts.


Running time and CLE credit hours are not necessarily the same. Please be aware that many states do not permit credit for luncheon and keynote speakers.


If you have already received credit for attending some or the entire program, please be aware that state administrators do not permit you to accrue additional credit for repeat viewing even if an additional credit certificate is subsequently issued.


Note that some states limit the number of credit hours attorneys may claim for online CLE activities, and state rules vary with regard to whether online CLE activities qualify for participatory or self-study credits. For more information, call Customer Service (800) 260-4PLI (4754) or e-mail info@pli.edu.

 
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