Date training recorded: Jul 8, 2021
Trainer(s): Amy Poyer, Arati Vasan
Sponsoring Organization(s): Family Violence Appellate Project (FVAP), California Women’s Law Center (CWLC)


This webinar will follow up on our April 29 Primer on Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in California. During the pandemic, the already serious public health crisis of domestic violence has been thrust further into the spotlight. This “bite size” webinar will focus on the challenges COVID-19 has presented for survivors and the potential legal and policy solutions to help address these issues.

MCLE: 1-hour general

Amy Poyer, Senior Staff Attorney, California Women’s Law Center
Arati Vasan, Senior Managing Attorney, Family Violence Appellate Project

The Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) produces trainings designed for civil legal aid and pro bono attorneys throughout the state, bringing the experts directly to the advocates helping low-income Californians. Technology permitting, all trainings are recorded and archived for later on-demand viewing by advocates. This training is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice, for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction.

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Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: A Follow Up on the Challenges Ahead


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