Child Protection Topics:
Motions to change for access and placement; timing of motions, when to bring and when not to; the different steps of the motion: taking instructions, drafting the materials, in courtroom advocacy, and follow up with client whether lose, win or what to do next; contents in the affidavits; how kids under 2 should be treated differently; the issue of with prejudice or w/o prejudice; duty counsel and motions to change; and important case law.
Best practices/ practical tips; process for motions to change; how to simplify the motion to change procedure; proving material change in circumstance; the different steps in motions to change; strategies for the respondent to the motion to change; payor and the necessity of providing evidence and disclosure; imputing income; variation of child support for adult children; fluctuating eligibility for child support; section 7 expenses, discretion and the categories to prove expenses properly; inability to work and what is required from medical evidence; custody and access; how many motions to change do parties get?; duty counsel and motions to change; and important case law.
Chair: The Honourable Justice Carole Curtis, Ontario Court of Justice
Speakers: Peter Marshall, Counsel, Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Nancy Thompson, Family Law Lawyer
Glenda Perry, Family Law Lawyer
Patricia Smyth, Family Law Lawyer
Project Managers: Wendy Yee & Linda Hofbauer
Monday, May 29, 2017 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (program starts at 5:00 p.m. sharp)
NORTH YORK MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HALL – 5110 Yonge Street West end of Lower Level – across from the North York Public Library
THIS PROGRAM MAY BE CLAIMED FOR 1.0 SUBSTANTIVE and .5 PROFESSIONALISM HOURS TOWARD CPD. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by Law Society of Upper Canada.
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