CLE Courses

Apr 24th 2012
Has the prospect of a bankruptcy arisen before, during or after your representation in the dissolution? Do you have enough of a working knowledge of Bankruptcy laws, rules, regulations and case law to consider the effects on your case and refer your client if necessary? Which comes first - the dissolution or the Bankruptcy? What assets are exempt?

Oct 25th 2023
Family law and estate planning intersect throughout the phases of a person's life. The way an estate plan should be drafted changes when someone is single, married, separated, going through a divorce and after a divorce is final. This presentation will discuss each situation and address what issues should be addressed during each phase of life

May 29th 2019
This is a focused program on the application of the laws of evidence and practical approaches to present your expert testimony to a Judge and get it in evidence. Your case warrants expert testimony. Your client has spent a substantial fees and costs to get the expert to the stand. You must assure your expert presents a powerful opinion for consider

Feb 27th 2020
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 exte

Jul 29th 2020
Peter M. Walzer and Marc M. Stern, Esq. address crossover issues in estate planning and marital dissolution, including the estate planning issues that arise during a divorce and the family law issues that affect the estate planning.

Feb 10th 2021
Privileges protect certain communications and other information from disclosure, and are a fundamental part of our justice system.  This program will cover the most commonly used privileges -- including the attorney-client privilege, the marital/spousal privilege, the physician-patient privilege, and the psychotherapist-patient privilege -- an

Oct 2nd 2021
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

Oct 19th 2022
Whether you are seeking to have hearsay admitted into evidence or you are resisting the hearsay, you must know this frequently used rule and its exceptions and exclusions. We will cover the rules that you will need for most family law hearings.

Feb 15th 2023
"Try taking a journey by covered wagon across the family law departments on the section 217 trail.  At the central courthouse, will you slosh your oxen through mud and water or get stuck in the forfeiture rut? Win the game by introducing live testimony."  

Jan 29th 2024
California is a global village. Marriages, finance and commercial transactions are crossing borders. Not surprisingly, California courts must regularly interpret and apply foreign law — including Shari’a — to everything from the recognition of foreign divorces and custody decrees, to the validity of marriages, the terms of an Isla

Jan 24th 2024
While most family law practitioners won’t touch Marvin actions with a 10-foot pole, it’s important to understand the contours of these cases to advise clients as to when to seek counsel and how the Marvin issues interplay with the family law issues. This presentation will provide a basic overview of Marvin issues and various theories of
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