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Representing the Child in a Contested Custody Action
We are a statewide, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal barriers to economic opportunity.

CLE

Representing the Child in a Contested Custody Action


Starts: 1/24/2019 3:00 PM
Ends: 1/24/2019 6:30 PM

Type: Live

Address: 224 S. Dawson Street Raleigh NC 27601

General Credits: 3
Ethics Credits:
Substance Credits:
TOTAL CREDITS: 3

Credit Status: Pending Approval

Cost: $50.00

ABOUT

This CLE will provide family law attorneys with the skills to represent children in high-conflict custody proceedings in family court, including working with a child, determining the child's wishes, developing the case for trial, and negotiating a settlement. The CLE will also give participants a view from the bench—via three of our family court judges in Wake Count who regularly appoint attorneys for children. To encourage participants to take a pro bono case, they will also hear from a seasoned pro bono attorney and her experiences representing children.

To register, contact Leslie at LeslieD@legalaidnc.org or 919 747-8495.

We ask that participants agree to accept one pro bono case from The Child’s Advocate, our project that represents children in high-conflict custody proceedings in Wake County.