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Children’s Adjustment Following Separation and Divorce: Current Research and Practice Implications Part 4

Joan Kelly is the nationally recognized expert in children’s adjustments to divorce, custody and access issues. Her five and one half hour presentation provides insight into the latest research, background and skills to develop parenting plans and mediate custody issues recognizing child development. Her years of specialized experience from her research, writing, mediation practice and teaching provides practical advice and suggestions to the family law attorney. Joan Kelly, a clinical psychologist, authored the classic book “Surviving the Breakup:How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce”.Her presentation is directed to Family Law attorneys. This presentation is approved for 5.5 hours of specialization and recertification credit in psychological and counseling aspects of family law.

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Children’s Adjustment Following Separation and Divorce: Current Research and Practice Implications Part 3

Joan Kelly is the nationally recognized expert in children’s adjustments to divorce, custody and access issues. Her five and one half hour presentation provides insight into the latest research, background and skills to develop parenting plans and mediate custody issues recognizing child development. Her years of specialized experience from her research, writing, mediation practice and teaching provides practical advice and suggestions to the family law attorney. Joan Kelly, a clinical psychologist, authored the classic book “Surviving the Breakup:How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce”.Her presentation is directed to Family Law attorneys. This presentation is approved for 5.5 hours of specialization and recertification credit in psychological and counseling aspects of family law.

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Children’s Adjustment Following Separation and Divorce: Current Research and Practice Implications Part 2

Joan Kelly is the nationally recognized expert in children’s adjustments to divorce, custody and access issues. Her five and one half hour presentation provides insight into the latest research, background and skills to develop parenting plans and mediate custody issues recognizing child development. Her years of specialized experience from her research, writing, mediation practice and teaching provides practical advice and suggestions to the family law attorney. Joan Kelly, a clinical psychologist, authored the classic book “Surviving the Breakup:How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce”.Her presentation is directed to Family Law attorneys. This presentation is approved for 5.5 hours of specialization and recertification credit in psychological and counseling aspects of family law.

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Opening Statements and Motions in Limine

This presentation continues the 2019 program series on family law trials. “Opening Statements and Motions in Limine” is presented by Hon. Thomas Warriner (Ret.) (Yolo County) and Hon. James Mize (Sacramento County) as moderated by Stephanie Williams CFLS. Do judges want opening statements, how are they helpful, attorneys should focus their opening statements, what attorneys should include, and how to organize an opening statement for success. Motions in Limine are extremely effective and little used. The presentation gives ideas for the use of Motions in Limine in family law including issues and specific evidence. What should be included in the Motion? The program materials include sample Motions in Limine. This program will leave every attorney with key takeaways to consider for their next trial. Presenters: Judge Thomas Warriner (Ret.), and Judge James Mize. This presentation is approved for 1 hours of specialization and recertification credit in family law and MCLE credit. February 27, 2019 61 minutes

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Trial Briefs

This presentation begins the 2019 program series on family law trials. The first installment is “Trial Briefs” presented by Hon. Garen Horst (Placer County) and retired Commissioner Glenn P. Oleon (Alameda County) and moderated by Fredrick S. (Rick) Cohen. This free-flowing “round table” covers whether judges want trial briefs, are they helpful, how attorneys should focus their briefs, whether attorneys should include requested or proposed statements of decision, what makes for a good trial brief, what is unhelpful in a trial brief, and how to organize a trial brief for success. This program will leave every attorney with key takeaways to consider for their next trial brief. Presenters: Judge Garen Horst and Commissioner Glenn P. Oleon This presentation is approved for 1.5 hours of specialization and recertification credit in family law and MCLE credit. January 22, 2019 105 minutes

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