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Drafting F8 Financial Statement Affidavits Seminar (ACS F8)

  • 27 Aug 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Law Courts Center 840 Howe ST #150 Vancouver BC V6Z2L2
  • 4

Registration

  • Limit of 4 per institutional partner:
    Access Pro Bono BC,
    Atira Women's Resource Society,
    Battered Women Support Society, BC Human Rights Tribunal, and
    Ministry of AG Vancouver JAC.
  • This is a license for one person. Each lawyer and other staff have to register.

    For lawyers practicing in BC, if you plan to report this as part of your CPD activities, please read the LSBC rules. Part of the rules require that you view this with at least another lawyer (not staff); please ask us if there is lawyer from another firm who has registered.

    Any materials will be sent to you upon payment of registration.

Registration is closed


Professional Development Course:

 

Drafting F8 Financial Statement Affidavits
with an Access to Justice Lens
(ACS F8)

Faculty:
Taruna Arora counsel Carla Lewis Law Corporation
Dom Bautista Law Courts Center
Yvonne Choi Harris
and Company
Master Sandra Dick Supreme Court of BC
Nancy Merrill, QC, counsel Merrill Long and Company
Jennifer Muller, Self-represented Litigant

Description:

The lack of proper financial disclosure in family law proceedings has been referred to by the Supreme Court of British Columbia as a “cancer”.   Learn how to properly complete a Financial Statement for your clients as well as some tips for addressing issues that typically arise with financial disclosure (or lack of it). Naturally we will apply the access to justice lens.

Amici Curiae has expanded its pool of volunteers to include law firm accountants, this free seminar has been designed specially for them.

Who should go:

a. law firm accountants;
b. new to family law ; or
c. for non-family lawyers and staff.

Agenda

9:00 Dom Bautista Opening remarks
9:15 Nancy Merrill, QC Loves Labours Lost
9:45 Master Sandra Dick A View from the Bench: Affidavits 101
10:45 Q/A
11:00 break
11:15 Taruna Arora Poverty Law Case Studies
11:45 Yvonne Choi How Amici Curiae Operates
12:45 Jennifer Muller How Limited Scope Pro Bono Services Can Improve A2J
1:15 Dom Bautista Ending remarks
1:30 Good byes


CPD: 4 hours including 1 hour in client relations, ethics and professional responsibility.

Seating is limited to 24!

Fee:

Amici Curiae Volunteers and Partner Rate: $0 CAD
Single Seat Rate:
$315.00 CAD

Webinar Single Seat License:
$
315.00 CAD

(View cancellation policy)

For more information contact:
In Vancouver: 604.685.2727

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