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Rep. Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence in Civil TPO Hearings (MM CLE) *ONLINE REG. CLOSED*
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3/22/2018
When: 03/22/2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: The State Bar of Georgia, Room 3
104 Marietta St NW
#100
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Presenter: AVLF
Contact: (404) 521-0781


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REPRESENTING SURVIVORS OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE IN CIVIL TEMPORARY PROTECTIVE ORDER HEARINGS

3.5 CLE hours

 

About The Program:  
AVLF invites attorneys from all practice areas seeking a meaningful pro bono experience to join our Domestic Violence program. The training will equip you with the necessary tools and confidence to provide legal assistance and representation to survivors of intimate partner violence and stalking in 12-Month Protective Order hearings. Training topics will include the dynamics of domestic violence, an overview of applicable state and federal law, and the process and logistics of obtaining a TPO in Fulton County.

 

ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Registrations will be accepted at the door of the event unless it is at capacity.

 

Registration Fees:

Atlanta Bar Members: $40

Non-members:$90

Law Student Members: $5

Law Student Non-Members: $10

Legal Support Staff: $5

 

Register for three Pro Bono March Madness CLE Programs and save $20! (must use the below registration form when registering for multiple CLE events)

Atlanta Bar Members: $100; Non-members: $250

  

Non-members must register via THIS registration form. 

 

 


EVENT SCHEDULE

Presented by:
Jamie Perez, Director of AVLF’s Safe and Stable Families Project
Nilufar Abdi-Tabari, Family Law Program Staff Attorney

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Check-in and Registration

 

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM: Introductory Remarks

8:10 AM – 9:30 AM: Working with Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

  • The  Dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence
  • Basic Safety Planning

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM: Break

9:40 AM – 10:20 AM: Georgia’s Family Violence and Stalking Statutes

  • An Overview of the Law and the Civil TPO Process
  • Differences between the Civil TPO and the Criminal Bond Condition

10:20 AM – 11:00 AM: Issues Involving Children

  • The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Children
  • Visitation/ Custody
  • Child Support
  • Child Witnesses

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM: Break

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM: The Mechanics of Volunteering with AVLF

  • The Referral 
  • Interviewing the Client and Preparing for the Hearing
  • The Hearing
  • Closing the Case

 

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