This webinar is intended for family law facilitators, self-help centers, and court staff. Presenters will discuss the Modern Family Act, which went into effect in 2015, with a focus on the streamlined step-parent adoption process available when the child was born to one spouse or partner during a marriage or registered domestic partnership.
Date training recorded: Mar 30, 2016
Trainer(s): Ming Wong, Betsy Lee
Sponsoring Organization(s): National Center for Lesbian Rights, ACCESS Center at the San Francisco Superior Court


DETAILS

This webinar is intended for family law facilitators, self-help centers, and court staff. Presenters will discuss the Modern Family Act, which went into effect in 2015, with a focus on the streamlined step-parent adoption process available when the child was born to one spouse or partner during a marriage or registered domestic partnership. Participants will also learn about how to screen for eligibility to use this process, what documents self-represented litigants need to prepare, and how to assist litigants in filling the court forms available.

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Additional materials will be available at: https://laaconline.egnyte.com/fl/9MyMFqKNDW

Presented by:
Ming Wong, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Betsy Lee, ACCESS Center at the San Francisco Superior Court

1 hour MCLE credit available.

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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.

Stepparent Adoption under the Modern Family Act


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MCLE: 1 hour
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