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Introduction to Family Law Advocacy & Practice 2024

Introduction to Family Law Advocacy & Practice 2024
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“Connect the Pieces” – how to run a family violence/interim parenting case from go to whoa.

This is just the sort of case you are likely to handle now. In following through the case you will learn how to master the core tasks, methods, strategies and documentary and non-documentary procedures you need to know if you are to represent your client in a competent and professional manner.

Put the jigsaw together and get the total picture. Through precedents, videos, a book of materials, and performance critique, this course is sound, participatory and proven, and is recommended by the Ministry of Justice.

You will:

  • Learn how to gather the facts of the case in a competent and professional manner
  • Understand what material to include in various court documents and why
  • Learn how to create effective affidavits
  • Develop successful strategies for dealing with more experienced lawyers – in person and in writing
  • Practise presenting effective arguments in court
  • Learn how to put in place survival strategies when things go wrong.
Presenters: Judge Hana Ellis and Usha Patel  
Christchurch 7 - 8 November
Wellington 11 - 12 November
Auckland 14 - 15 November
freephone (within NZ)
0800 333 111

[email protected]

04 472 7837
Level 4, 17-21 Whitmore Street
Wellington 6011

DX SP 20202
PO Box 5041
Wellington 6140
New Zealand