This seminar is designed for attorneys.
This seminar is a comprehensive program covering restraining orders, in all contexts in which they may be available for protection of individuals.
Topics to be discussed include:
Dynamics Of Domestic Violence
Preparing Your Case
Preparing The Victim To Recognize And Preserve Evidence
9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
I. Dynamics Of Domestic Violence
A. Power And Control
B. Abuser Behavior, Victim Behavior
C. Community Resources
D. When A RO Is Needed (Ethics Of Advising Client To File Or Not)
E. Risk Assessment And Safety Planning
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
II. Statutory Overview
A. Domestic Abuse
C. Child Abuse
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
III. Preparing Your Case
A. How To Talk To Your Client, The Victim
B. Evidentiary Issues
C. Know Your Judge/Court Commissioner
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IV. Preparing The Victim To Recognize And Preserve Evidence