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Domestic Violence: Briefings & eBook Bundle

3 webcast programs + 1 value-added eBook = core fluency

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  • Faculty
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  • Product Description

    Product Description

    Do you or your clients have questions about handling domestic violence situations in family law? This curated bundle of 6 hours of content-rich webcast programming paired with MCLE’s comprehensive Obtaining, Enforcing, and Defending c. 209A Restraining Orders in Massachusetts e-publication gives you a solid foundation in dealing with this issue. Set your own schedule, expand your skill set, and advance your practice with confidence.

    Webcast Briefings

    • Obtaining, Enforcing & Defending c. 209A Restraining Orders in Massachusetts: Differences between 209A, 258E, and other restraining orders; Procedural outline of the various steps in the restraining order process; including jurisdictional issues; practice tips for working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence; Various ways restraining orders intersect with criminal proceedings, including confrontation clause issues; Common arguments for and against the issuance of restraining orders, and motions to modify existing orders

    • Handling Domestic Abuse Claims: What is domestic violence; Who are the victims; Recognizing the signs of domestic violence; Why victims stay with abusers; How you can help victims of domestic abuse; Handling divorce and custody issues; How to keep safe—safety measures for your client and their children

    • Mock Trial of a Domestic Abuse Case: Motions in Limine; Opening statements; Direct and cross of a police witness; direct and cross of a civilian witness; Closing arguments; Judicial Opinion; Witness preparation; Preserving the record

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    • Top-notch Guidance—from the Best in the Practice

    • Practical Insight You Can Trust

  • Agenda

    Agenda & Materials

    • Obtaining, Enforcing & Defending c. 209A Restraining Orders in Massachusetts

    • 9:30am - 9:40am

      Welcome and Introduction

      Breanishea Amaya, Esq., New England Law, Clinical Law Office , Boston
    • 9:40am - 9:55am

      Differences Between 209A, 258E, and Other Restraining Orders

      Breanishea Amaya, Esq., New England Law, Clinical Law Office , Boston
      Erika Castillo, Esq., Castillo Law Offices , Lawrence
      Lola Remy, Esq., Women's Bar Foundation , Boston
    • 9:55am - 10:10am

      Procedural Outline of the Various Steps in the Restraining Order Process

      Panel
    • 10:10am - 10:25am

      Including Jurisdictional Issues

      Breanishea Amaya, Esq., New England Law, Clinical Law Office , Boston
    • 10:25am - 10:40am

      Practice Tips for Working with Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

      Lola Remy, Esq., Women's Bar Foundation , Boston
    • 10:40am - 10:55am

      Various Ways Restraining Orders Intersect with Criminal Proceedings, Including Confrontation Clause Issues

      Erika Castillo, Esq., Castillo Law Offices , Lawrence
    • 10:55am - 11:10am

      Common Arguments for and Against the Issuance of Restraining Orders, and Motions to Modify Existing Orders

      Panel
    • 11:10am -11:30am

      "Ask the Experts" Q&A Session and Key Takeaways

      Panel
    • Handling Domestic Abuse Claims

    • 11:30am - 11:35am

      Welcome and Introduction

      Breanishea Amaya, Esq., New England Law, Clinical Law Office , Boston
    • 11:35am - 11:50am

      What Is Domestic Violence?

      Breanishea Amaya, Esq., New England Law, Clinical Law Office , Boston
      Prof. Caryn R. Mitchell-Munevar, Esq., New England Law , Boston
      Sandra Ines Gutierrez, Esq., Law Office of Sandra Gutierrez , LAWRENCE
    • 11:50am - 12:05pm

      Who Are the Victims?

      Panel
    • 12:05pm - 12:20pm

      Recognizing the Signs of Domestic Violence

      Panel
    • 12:20pm - 12:35pm

      Why Victims Stay with Abusers

      Panel
    • 12:35pm - 12:50pm

      How You Can Help Victims of Domestic Abuse

      Panel
    • 12:50pm - 1:05pm

      Handling Divorce and Custody Issues

      Panel
    • 1:05pm - 1:20pm

      How to Keep Safe – Safety Measure for Your Client and Their Children

      Panel
    • 1:20pm - 1:30pm

      "Ask the Experts" Q&A Session and Key Takeaways

      Panel
    • 1:30pm - 2:30pm

      Lunch (on your own)

    • 2:30pm - 2:35pm

      Welcome and Introduction

      Sarah Stancato McEvoy, Esq., Suffolk District Attorney's Office, Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Boston
    • 2:35pm - 3:00pm

      Motions in Limine

      Hon. Joseph M. Griffin, Jr., Boston Municipal Court Department , Boston
      Sarah Stancato McEvoy, Esq., Suffolk District Attorney's Office, Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Boston
      Erin Murphy, Esq., Suffolk County District Attorney's Office , Boston
      Jessica L. Tripp, Esq., The Law Office of Jessica L. Tripp , Dorchester
    • 3:00pm - 3:15pm

      Opening Statements

      Panel
    • 3:15pm - 3:30pm

      Direct and Cross of a Police Witness

      Panel
    • 3:30pm - 3:45pm

      Direct and Cross of a Civilian Witness

      Panel
    • 3:45pm - 4:00pm

      Closing Arguments

      Panel
    • 4:00pm - 4:15pm

      Judicial Opinion

      Panel
    • 4:15pm - 4:30pm

      "Ask the Experts" Q&A Session and Key Takeaways

      Panel

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    MCLE webcasts are delivered completely online, underscoring their convenience and appeal. There are no published print materials. All written materials are available electronically only. They are posted 24 hours prior to the program and can be accessed, downloaded, or printed from your computer.

  • Faculty

    Faculty

    Breanishea Amaya, Esq., New England Law, Clinical Law Office, Boston
    Erika Castillo, Esq., Castillo Law Offices, Lawrence
    Hon. Joseph M. Griffin, Jr., Boston Municipal Court Department, Boston
    Sandra Ines Gutierrez, Esq., Law Office of Sandra Gutierrez, LAWRENCE
    Sarah Stancato McEvoy, Esq., Suffolk District Attorney's Office, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Erin Murphy, Esq., Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, Boston
    Lola Remy, Esq., Women's Bar Foundation, Boston
    Jessica L. Tripp, Esq., The Law Office of Jessica L. Tripp, Dorchester
  • Pricing

    Fees

    • $175.50 - MCLE Sponsor Member
    • $97.50 - New Lawyer
    • $97.50 - Pending Admittee
    • $97.50 - Law Student
    • $97.50 - Paralegal
    • $195.00 - All Others
    To apply for a need-based scholarship for this program, email scholarships@mcle.org.
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