Family Court Trial Institute: Orders of Protection (2016)
Total Credits: 6.5 Skills
This fast-paced program will be almost all demonstration by experienced matrimonial and family lawyers representing all relevant parties in a Family Offense Proceeding: the Petitioner, the Respondent and their minor children. View the direct and cross examinations of a husband and wife, performed by the attorneys for the “parties” and the Attorney for the Child (AFC). New York Judges on the faculty will rule on evidentiary issues, when necessary, in the course of this simulated trial and offer valuable insight on deficient/successful petitions. You will view and hear valuable tips on properly framing questions and getting material into evidence (or keeping it out!), while educating the Judge on its importance and applicability in the case.
Topics to be covered include:
• How to represent all relevant parties in a Family Offense Proceeding.
• Understanding the threshold requirements for satisfying a family offense.
• Learn valuable practice tips about the admission of evidence and how to properly frame questions.
• Learn how to draft successful petitions.
Petitioner’s Attorney: Alyssa Ann Rower, Partner, Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan, LLP, New York, NY
Respondent’s Attorney: Dan Rottenstreich, Partner, Cohen Clair Lans, New York, NY
Family Court Judge: Hon. Michael L. Katz, New York County Supreme Court, New York, NY
Attorney for the Child: Karen B. Rosenthal, Partner, Bender Rosenthal Isaacs Richter, LLP, New York, NY