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Live Webinar: Domestic Violence Imperatives for the Practitioner

Presented by Monica Blizzard
 

Tuesday 21st February 2017

Vic, NSW, ACT, Tas:  3pm to 5pm 
SA: 2.30pm to 4.30pm 
WA: 12noon to 2pm 
NT: 1.30pm to 3.30pm 
Qld: 2pm to 4pm

About the webinar

You know what to do but sometimes the immediate priorities get blurred. You have to act but you need to get the priorities right. This session looks at the main issues for practitioners when confronted with domestic violence matters:

  • Statutory and discretionary domestic violence orders
  • AVO orders by consent without admission
  • Domestic violence – its impact on presumptions of parental responsibility
  • How does domestic violence impact the mediation requirement?
  • Domestic violence and parenting orders
  • Impact of domestic violence on property proceedings
  • Reporting obligations and domestic violence
  • Impact of reporting domestic violence – unintended consequences
  • Case study – Support services and how to use them

Who should attend

This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in family law – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

Monica Blizzard, Principal & Accredited Family Law Specialist, KHQ Lawyers, Melbourne

With almost 20 years of experience in family law, Monica Blizzard is an Accredited Family Law Specialist with the Law Institute of Victoria, a trained mediator and collaborative lawyer.

Monica has developed a passion for complex financial and property cases, and complicated parenting matters, including international relocation matters and child abduction. She has experience in drafting complex financial settlements including Binding Financial Agreements and Child Support Agreements. As a practitioner, Monica has great empathy for her clients and is determined to achieve the best outcome, tailored to their specific needs.

Monica also has expertise in surrogacy matters, having presented at two national conferences for Surrogacy Australia and Families Thru Surrogacy in 2014 and 2015.

Monica and the KHQ team take a holistic approach to family law and relationship matters, often inviting the assistance of psychologists, family report writers, financial experts such as accountants and financial planners and specialist taxation advice to ensure that the journey through the family law process is both efficient and cost effective.

Monica has presented numerous seminars for her peers, on topics such as Binding Financial Agreements, complex property cases, Family Violence, child support, surrogacy and parenting matters. Monica also co-authored the Property Law section of the Lawyers Practice Manual.

CPD Certificate

Live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar. Lawyers can claim up to 2 CPD [CLE] units/points – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 2 hours, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion, and the minimum length of the webinar is 1.5 hours.

About TEN Webinars:

Attending a TEN webinar couldn’t be easier. Basically it’s just like attending a seminar except that you don’t have to leave the comfort of your office or home. You just need to be available at the appointed date and time with your computer and internet connection.

Once you’ve registered for the webinar, we send you a link so that you can login to the webinar from your computer. The speaker delivers the session from their computer in real time. Just like a live seminar, you can ask questions of the speaker. You simply type your question into the question box and the speaker responds to it during question time.

At the end of the webinar session we send you a certificate to confirm your attendance and the number of CPD hours you earned.

Technical requirements:

You will need a computer with sound, an internet connection and earphones if you need to participate in the webinar in an open office environment (so you don’t disrupt those around you).

Product Code: RB3FEB17
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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