Webinar 12/15/16 : Cultural Competency in Family Law Practice CLE

In the Marriage Rights and Duties Panel of the Cultural Competency Seminar, speakers with diverse legal backgrounds rooted in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America, will provide us with alternatives recognized under California law. They will make us think twice when preparing our next RFO or Trial Brief for the clients born and raised under different cultures. . . . → Read More: Webinar 12/15/16 : Cultural Competency in Family Law Practice CLE

Controlling and Coercive behavior a crime in UK and Wales

New laws in UK and Wales made Controlling and Coercive behavior a crime of domestic violence (with up to 5 years imprisonment). The expanded definition of the domestic violence include social media abuse, ‘honour’ based violence, female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage against any gender or in any ethnic group. Here is a text: Controlling_or_coercive_behaviour_-_statutory_guidance . . . → Read More: Controlling and Coercive behavior a crime in UK and Wales

Implicit bias hurting justice system—and profession, says ABA president

Implicit bias hurting justice system—and profession, says ABA president

From the American Bar Association, October 2015 http://www.americanbar.org/publications/youraba/2015/october-2015/aba-president-brown–others-on-what-all-lawyers-need-to-know-abo.html

Micro-Aggression Gone Violent: Cultural Behavior amounting to Domestic Violence

Gitu Bhatia Psy.D. will conduct a presentation along with Judge D. Zeke Ziedler and Commissioner Cynthia Loo entitled: Micro-Aggression Gone Violent: Cultural Behavior amounting to Domestic Violence (Interaction between Cultural/Religious intent and Marital Relationship)

Event: Cultural Competency in Family Practice: The New Frontiers of Divorce Date: July 25, 2015, Location: 9800 S. La Cienega . . . → Read More: Micro-Aggression Gone Violent: Cultural Behavior amounting to Domestic Violence

CCFP: The New Frontiers of Divorce July 25, 2015

Cultural Competency in Family Practice will hold the event, The New Frontiers of Divorce on July 25, 2015.

Panels and Panelists

This year’s Cultural Competency seminar focuses on the complexities that cultural differences have raised in Family Law practice. Seven (7) panels of highly experienced Family Law Judges, Certified Family Law Specialists, . . . → Read More: CCFP: The New Frontiers of Divorce July 25, 2015