Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in CA Courts: Complex Legal Issues
Date training recorded: Nov 20, 2019
Trainer(s): Amy Poyer, Sarah Reisman
Sponsoring Organization(s): California Women’s Law Center (CWLC), Los Angeles Center for Law & Justice (LACLJ)
Domestic violence remains a serious problem in California. Restraining orders are an effective tool to combat domestic violence, but the legal process to obtain one can be complicated and confusing. This webinar will dive into some of the complex legal issues facing litigants seeking domestic violence restraining orders in California courts. After a brief introduction to DVROs, the webinar will address some of the particularly thorny issues facing survivors and their counsel, including in conducting discovery, introducing evidence, dealing with implicit bias, and preserving appeals.
– Amy Poyer, California Women’s Law Center
– Sarah Reisman, Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice
CLE: 1 hour general
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This webinar 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. Further, we do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any listener.
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Last revised: Nov 22, 2019 4:17 pm