Preparing for and Conducting a Child Protection Trial
(Preparing for and Conducting a Child Protection Trial)

Title:               The 3rd Annual Child Protection Program:  Part 4 of 4

Date:               November 24, 2017

Description:

This practical session will focus on the mechanics of preparing for and conducting a child protection trial. It will cover:

  • Developing a theory of the case
  • Identifying the facts you need to prove your case and determining how to prove them
  • Witness preparation
  • Document preparation
  • Special considerations when dealing with self-represented litigants
  • Obtaining and filing 3rd party records
  • Preparing and examining Agency workers and Experts
  • Relying on previous court decisions (same family)

Moderator:   Crystal Kennedy, Legal Aid Manitoba

Presenters:
Justice Michael Thomson, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench (Family Division)
Kris Janovcik, Tapper Cuddy LLP
Annette Horst, Legal Aid Manitoba, Child Protection Office
Shawn Scarcello, Cochrane Saxberg Barristers & Solicitors

Run Time:          2 hours

MCPD hours:    2 hours

EPPM hours:     1  hour

Price:                $60+ GST ($3.00)