2021 Probate Minor’s Counsel Training Program

Because of the ongoing public health crisis, LACBA’s 2021 Probate Minor’s Counsel Training Program will be offered virtually, as an ON-DEMAND webinar. The 2021 Probate Minor’s Counsel training program will be available for purchase a few days prior to April 10, 2021. Registrants will have up to 30 days after purchase to complete the program. 

Please join us for a program for those new to Probate Guardianship as minor’s counsel and those seasoned practitioners.  Note that this is a required program for those practitioners who want to serve as Minor’s Counsel in the Probate arena. 

Topics Include:

Nuts and Bolts of representing children in Probate Guardianship

How to Get the Child’s Voice Before the Court 
Duty to / how to communicate with a minor client
Does your minor client want to testify, or not? 
Various options to ensure a minor client’s voice is heard

Crossovers Between Probate Guardianships and Family Law 
Pre-existing FL case when someone filing Probate guardianship
Paternity in LG cases
Grandparent visitation (if no LG petition granted) / Former guardian visitation (after termination petition granted)

Primer on Special Education
Role of Minor’s counsel with Special Ed issues

Presenters Include: 
Honorable Judge Ana Maria Luna
Stefanie Bennett, Esq. 
William Spiller, Esq. 
David Friedman, Esq. 
Amir Pichvai, Esq. 
Carol Jung, Esq. 
Sybil Burrell, Esq.

This program complies with the educational training requirements of Rule 7.1101 and satisfies local requirements the Probate Court.

3 Hour Training - LACBA Members: $80
3 Hour Training -Non-Members: $110


4/10/2021 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LACBA Zoom Webinar Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Advance registration (both online and via phone) closes for most programs approximately 12-24 hours before event time (in order to allow for operational considerations), we would still like to have you join us, and you are more than welcome to register on-site and attend, unless the program is specifically noted as SOLD OUT. Full refunds issued only for registrations which are cancelled 48 hours in advance.

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The Los Angeles County Bar Association is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. If this is a CLE event, the Los Angeles County Bar Association certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit. CLE events will state the amount and type of credit offered in the calendar listing.