In this informational webinar we will explore the different types of restraining orders that can be issued to protect a domestic violence survivor and discuss common issues that arise before judges when applying for or requesting transfer or renewal of such an order between the Family and Juvenile court systems. We will also review the important differences substantively and procedurally between civil domestic violence restraining orders and criminal protective orders.
Date training recorded: May 30, 2019
Trainer(s): Amy Poyer, Jennafer Wagner
Sponsoring Organization(s): Family Violence Appellate Project (FVAP), California Women’s Law Center (CWLC)


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In this informational webinar we will explore the different types of restraining orders that can be issued to protect a domestic violence survivor and discuss common issues that arise before judges when applying for or requesting transfer or renewal of such an order between the Family and Juvenile court systems. We will also review the important differences substantively and procedurally between civil domestic violence restraining orders and criminal protective orders.

1 Hour of General MCLE credit

Presenters: Amy Poyer, Senior Staff Attorney – California Women’s Law Center Jennafer Dorfman Wagner – Director of Programs, Family Violence Appellate Project

This training is produced by the Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC). 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.

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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.

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in California Courts


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Last revised: Oct 31, 2019 2:51 pm