How to Impress Family Court Judges and Build Your Reputation
This course brings you face-to-face with the current family court judges - hear them share their expectations and preferences to help you make the best of your litigation efforts. Explore the egregious errors you must avoid at all costs so as not to jeopardize your case and damage your professional reputation. Register today!
Hear from the judges themselves on what works and what doesn't in their courtrooms.
Explore key factors that help the judges make custody and support decisions.
Get a better handle on court investigations and their role in specific cases.
Learn how dissipation and income disparity are reviewed by the local triers of fact.
Draft better briefs and motions with direct guidance from the judges.
Get tips for obtaining and admitting smartphone, email and social media evidence.
Learn to tackle sensitive client situations without overstepping the ethical rules.
Improve your courtroom presentation: find out what works and what doesn't.
Local Family Court Procedure: What Attorneys MUST Know
Case Scheduling and Keeping the Court Apprised of Case Updates
Parenting Time/Custody - Critical Factors That Help the Judges Make Decisions
The Role of Psychological Evaluations and Court Investigations
How Judges Determine Enforceability of Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Support Orders and Deviation from Guidelines
Legal Ethics Mistakes Attorneys Need to Stop Making
Motions and Briefs: What Judges Don't Want to See and How to Get to the Point Quickly
Equitable Assets/Debts Division: Specific Assets That Cause the Most Problems and Delays
Dissipation of Assets: What Proof is Needed?
How Income Disparity Between Spouses Affects the Judges' View of the Case
Admissibility of Smart Phone, Email and Social Media Evidence
Issues That Should be Resolved Without the Judges' Involvement
Case Presentation: What Judges Prefer and Prohibit
Continuing Legal Education CA CLE
- 6.00Approval Exp. 11/1/2021
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California and may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of participatory credit, of which 1.0 hour will apply to legal ethics participatory credit. NBI, Inc. certifies this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. NBI, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider - #53.
HON. FRANK L. BIRCHAK is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
HON. ENRIQUE CAMARENA is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
HON. RACHEL CANO is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
HON. LAURA E. DUFFY is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
HON. CYNTHIA A. FREELAND is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
HON. MARYANN D'ADDEZIO KOTLER is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
HON. MARGO LEWIS HOY is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
HON. TILISHA T. MARTIN is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
HON. LISA R. RODRIGUEZ is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
HON. JOHN B. SCHERLING is a Superior Court Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court.
MODERATOR - BRENDA LOPEZ is a senior associate attorney at Antonyan Miranda, LLP, and a certified family law specialist who has represented family law clients in a variety of cases in San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Imperial counties. Ms. Lopez currently serves as a member-at-large on the Family Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association after previously serving as the chair in 2018 and vice-chair in 2017. She received her B.A. degree from San Diego State University and her J.D. degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Ms. Lopez is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the San Diego Family Law Bar Association, the California Lawyers Association, the Lawyers Club of San Diego, and the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association.
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