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


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

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)