SMBA & LACBA Family Law MCLE Lunch: Cross Over Issues between Family Law and Juvenile Dependency Law

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • DoubleTree Hotel and Guest Suites, 1707 - 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401


  • Event includes buffet style lunch.
  • Register Early and Save!

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SMBA and LACBA Family Law Sections Present:

Cross Over Issues between Family Law and Juvenile Dependency Law

Presented by Paula S. Teske, Esq.

What do you do when your Client calls in a panic that his or her Child is being interviewed at school by a Social Worker stranger, and the topic is alleged child abuse by your Client? What do you recommend when your Client calls informing you that he or she found a Child Social Worker's business card in the screen door, with a note asking that your Client call?  What do you say when your Client opens the door and a Deputy Sheriff and a Social Worker are at the door insisting upon seeing and speaking with your Client's Child?

We've all had cases where our Client's actions in a nasty divorce or paternity action adversely affect his or her children.

  This Talk will be a lively presentation about what might happen if your Client's Divorce or Paternity Case spirals out of control, and lands his or her Children in a very different judicial forum, the Juvenile Dependency Court, where the risk to a child's safety as seen by a Social Worker (and confirmed by a Judge) is foremost, and the Parent's actions my cost them temporary or permanent loss of the custody of their Child.  

Paula Teske, Esq. is a certified Family Law Specialist with a Sub-Specialty in Juvenile Dependency Law.  She serves on the Court appointed Panel of Dependency Attorneys representing parents, legal guardians and caregivers in Dependency Court for 11 years.  She now represents private clients in Dependency Court.

Registration opens at noon, program from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

1 hour MCLE Participatory Credit

SMBA  & LACBA Members $45.00;  Non-members $60

Members register in advance and save! At the door Members $50

Please register early to assist with planning!

Complete registration in advance through this online process (click registration button) pay by Credit Card, under PayPal option, or pick "invoice me" and checks payable to SMBA will be accepted at the door.  If not able to preregister, please still come we can process at the door. 

Valet or self-parking at DoubleTree is available, not covered by registration fee; Public SM Parking structure conveniently located directly across 4th Street, $1 for first 1.5 hrs, $1 each additional hour.

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