CLE Courses

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

CCP Sanction 128.5/.7 Motions: Learning New Sanction Options

Paul Nathan, Esq., provides a detailed overview of sanction motions under CCP 128.5 and 128.7. He explains the differences between the code sections and provides examples in which each section is applicable. He presents the pros and cons of using CCP sanction requests versus requests under the Family Code. Paul, who is based in Tiburon, has an extensive background in civil litigation but also has a niche practice in that he represents women in family law matters related to financial and discovery issues.


“Issues in Apportionment of Assets: Equity Compensation and Real Property”

Mr. Stegner and Ms. McFarlin discuss various types of equity and real property apportionment between community and separate property. They analyze the documents needed to make such calculations as well as the methods used to make such apportionment (Hug / Nelson / Sequential) as well as Moore /Marsden and Branco calculations. Jeff Stegner CPA-ABV has over 30 years’ experience in accounting, the last 20+ focused on forensic accounting and business valuation.  He has been qualified as an expert in all SF Bay Area counties and been retained in well over 1,000 cases. Ms. Natalie McFarlin CPA-ABV has over 10 years’ experience in forensic accounting and business valuation and has also been qualified as an expert in most Bay Area courts.


Domestic Violence Law: A Review of Recent Cases

Discussion of recent domestic violence cases.  After a brief discussion of appeals in family law cases, Attorney Vasan discusses recent restraining order cases: Lugo v. Corona, Molinaro v. Molinaro, N.T. v. H.T., Herriott v. Herriott, Marriage of Ankola, and Tanguilig v. Valdez. The presentation then turns to custody and visitation and the following cases:  In re C. M., Marriage of C.T. and R.B., Marriage of McKean, Darab N. v. Olivera, and Marriage of Anka v. Yeager. Finally, Attorney Vasan discusses recent criminal cases involving domestic violence:  U.S. v. Lopez, People v. Sexton, People v. Brackins, and People v. Caceras. The materials include the PowerPoint handouts.