Live Webinar: Impact of Substance Abuse in Parenting Matters

 

Date:  Monday 19th November 2018 – Online:
Vic, NSW, ACT, Tas:  3pm to 4:30pm 
SA: 2.30pm to 4pm  WA: 12noon to 1:30pm  
NT: 1.30pm to 3pm  Qld: 2pm to 3:30pm

 ABOUT THE WEBINAR
Once allegations of drug or alcohol abuse have been raised in family law proceedings, the court will take the allegations very seriously. As a family lawyer, what can you do to assist your client who has an ex-partner that is either still using drugs, or was a previous drug user?  This session looks at the challenges of substance abuse in parenting matters and covers: 

  • Evidence gathering – what evidence is needed to show substance abuse is an issue?
    • urine screen analysis
    • hair analysis
    • subpoenaing third parties
  • Seeking orders for drug testing
  • How should this evidence be presented before the court?
  • Engaging the right of expert in these matters
  • Will positive drug tests result in the children being placed with the other parent?
  • What is in the best interest of the child?
    • protecting a child from physical or psychological harm
    • providing for the emotional and intellectual needs of the child
    • avoiding family violence
 PRESENTER
Our presenter

Peter Magee, Managing Partner, Armstrong Legal, Sydney

Peter is a partner of Armstrong Legal and head of the Family Law Division. He has over 15 years’ experience.

In the past, Peter acted in a broad range of high profile cases, including cases involving some of Australia’s most wealthy people in matters involving close to $1 billion. He also acted in cases involving athletes in and out of the International Court of Arbitration for Sport, as well as some of Australia’s largest companies, both publicly listed and privately owned. These companies included major insurers and some household brands.

Even though he has been involved in high profile cases, over the last decade Peter has chosen to specialise in the area of family law. He says: “The reason for this is simple. I want to make a difference in people’s lives.”

His past experience dealing with large cases benefits his family law clients by providing insight into complex and tactical issues. As a result, Peter can often achieve settlements outside Court that may otherwise have not been achievable.

 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.

 CPD CERTIFICATE

Live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar. Lawyers can claim up to 1.5 CPD units/points – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 1.5 hours, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion, and the minimum length of the webinar is 1 hour.

 ENQUIRIES/ASSISTANCE
If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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.

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: RBKNOV18
 Price:   $264.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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