The Family Law Act: Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
This is a two-day practice-oriented course that will sink its teeth into the major areas of change under the new legislation the division of property and debt, the care and control of children, and family violence and protection orders each in a half-day slot, and address the changes to child support, spousal support and other issues in shorter segments in the last half-day.
Vancouver: January 31st, February 1st
Victoria: February 7th, 8th
Kelowna: February 21st, 22ndEarly bird cost: $960 (students $485)
The New Family Law Act for Legal Support Staff
This is a one-day, comprehensive course designed for legal assistants and paralegals aimed at developing strategies to transition to the new legislation, including the revisions to the rules of court and court forms.
Victoria: February 14th
Vancouver: February 18th
Kelowna: February 19thEarly bird cost: $475 (students $225)
Family Violence Screening Training
This two-day course is designed to meet the practice requirements require by the Law Society and the Family Law Act Regulation for lawyers wishing to practice as parenting coordinators, family law mediators and family law arbitrators under the new act. The course will teach how to screen for family violence and how family violence can impact on different dispute resolution processes.
Vancouver: January 21st, 22nd or January 24th, 25thCost: $1,100
Family Law Act Transition Guide
This book contains the Family Law Act annotated with commentary prepared by leading family law counsel and explanatory materials released by the Ministry of Justice, and includes a table of concordance between the old and new legislation. The first chapter provides an overview of the new act and is particularly well-written.