Raising The Bar In Legal Education

Family Chambers Application Procedures 101 (FCAP 101)

  • 26 Jan 2013
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Vancouver


  • The manual is $225 plus shipping and HST. We will confirm the exact amount in your invoice.
  • This rate applies to the those sending more than one delegate to this course session. To avail of this rate, all delegates must be registered at the same time.
  • Rate for those attending to fulfill their mandatory continuing professional activities for the Law Society of British Columbia.

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Professional Development Course:

Family Chambers Application Procedures (TPF 101)

Instructor: Wendy Matthews, Senior Paralegal Gary Thomas Law Offices

Law Courts Center
Continuing Professional Development Room
#150 - 840 Howe St., Vancouver, BC V6Z2L2


Click here for the course materials which sets out the learning outcomes, pre-course and in-class activities.

These are what you will learn in this course :
1. what interim applications are and the role of Judicial Case Conferences;
2. to prepare Notice of Applications;
3. to list the requirements in drafting an Affidavit and how to avoid making them inadmissible;
4. to calculate the timelines when personal service is required;
5. to respond to a Notice of Application and ensure it is done within the timelines;
6. to determine timelines to ensure applications are adjourned and reset properly so the hearing date is secured;
7. to create a BF checklist for applications;
8. to know which form of Order to use and the related procedures to get an urgent Order entered;
9. to know how to ensure that Orders are drafted and entered;
10. to amend an Order due to clerical error and how the terms of an Order can be settled;
11. to identify what documents are required and the procedure needed for other applications;
12. to determine when it may be necessary to appear back before a specific judge or master,
what documents are needed, and the related procedures;
13. to differentiate final (summary trial) from interim applications;
14. to understand the importance of claiming costs in the Notice of Application and how to ensure they are granted;
15. about self-represented litigants and to develop best practices on how to work with them; and
16. how paralegals can contribute to the interim application process under the paralegal pilot program.

This course offers:

  • an interactive class providing hands-on practice in preparing documents;
  • time-saving tips on how to manage your documents;
  • a limit of 14 participants, to ensure optimum learning;
  • printed and digital versions of the Desk Reference Manual, including useful checklists, flowcharts and precedents.
CPD hours: 7.0
Ethics, professional responsibility, client care relations hours: 0.0

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Single Seat Rate: $548.80
Multi Seat Rate: $521.36 (per person)
Desk Reference Manual: $236.20

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