CLE Courses

MCLE course credit not available for courses more than 5 years old, even if a certificate is generated.

2021 Speaker Series – Part Four “Getting Your Point Across – Cross Examine This” – Main Event: “Business Valuations: Without Me, It’s Nothing”

This seminar will provide attendees with detailed approaches to cross-examination on the issue of business valuation. This seminar will cover cross-examination on issues of characterization and valuation of the business, including valuation method.  Additional factors for cross-examination will include good will, reasonable compensation, retained earnings, promissory notes, date of valuation, and more.

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2021 Speaker Series – Part Four “Getting Your Point Across – Cross Examine This” – Behind the Scenes: “Business Valuations: Without Me, It’s Nothing”

This seminar will be a one-hour seminar covering a behind-the-scenes look at preparation for cross-examination (what really goes into preparing for cross-examination of an expert) and specific steps and recommendations on how to make your case, identify weaknesses and prepare cross-examination to ensure the best results at trial. Learn the important documents to request through discovery, key people to subpoena/depose, how to effectively use an expert and other techniques to ensure you have all the information you need for effective cross-examination.

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“Best Practices for Family Law Litigators if an Appeal or Writ May be Ahead”

Where issues are important enough to the litigants to take to court, they may well be important enough for of the parties to seek appellate review. This program will give family law trial counsel many tips about actions in the trial that better position the case in the appellate courts — including tips about the practical problems that arise when the case is being tried before a privately-compensated temporary judge.

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Introduction to a Family Law Case – A Virtual Event

There has been much discussion requesting ACFLS broaden its education base, and provide education to encourage and support attorneys entering the area of family law.  We have heard your requests.  This six hour presentation will review a family law case from intake through judgment.   The focus of this program will be practical pointers from both bench and bar.  In other words the things they don’t teach you in the books.  The panelists will discuss each topic from both the attorney’s, as well as a judicial officer’s point of view.  The panelists will debate the issues to show how the various legal issues can be approached depending upon who you are representing.

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2021 Speaker Series – Part Three – Main Event “Sole Proprietorships: Uncle Sam Isn’t the Last Word”

This seminar will instruct participants on effective areas of cross-examination in a dissolution of marriage case involving a sole proprietorship. Learn the important documents to request through discovery, key people to subpoena/depose, different approaches to cross-examination based on business type, and how to approach the case with and without a financial expert. This seminar will cover cross-examination on issues of characterization, reasonable compensation, retained earnings, promissory notes, cash available for support, add-backs/perquisites, date of valuation, and more.

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“Set Asides and Other Post Judgment Relief; Pointers and Pitfalls”

This program will discuss pitfalls and pointers on post-judgement relief under the Family Code. This will include a discussion of set asides, delayed discovery, relief under Family Code section 1101(g) and (h), and omitted assets. The focus of the program will be practice pointers and will discuss several strategies regarding set asides of judgments regarding particular assets, such as businesses, pensions, and even survivor benefit plans. The program will also discuss particular circumstances where one should or should not file a set aside motion, along with disclosures that should be made to every client that treads in this difficult and complex area of the law.

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Behind the Scenes – “Sole Proprietorships: Uncle Sam Isn’t the Last Word”

This seminar will instruct participants on effective areas of cross-examination in a dissolution of marriage case involving a sole proprietorship. Learn the important documents to request through discovery, key people to subpoena/depose, different approaches to cross-examination based on business type, and how to approach the case with and without a financial expert. This seminar will cover cross-examination on issues of characterization, reasonable compensation, retained earnings, promissory notes, cash available for support, add-backs/perquisites, date of valuation, and more.

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