The Mechanics of Child Protection: Practical Tips from the Bench
(The Mechanics of Child Protection: Practical Tips from the Bench )

Title: The Inaugural Child Protection Program Part 5
Date: November 13, 2015

Presentation: The Mechanics of Child Protection: Practical Tips from the
Bench

Glean practical tips on how to approach various child protection proceedings from a Queen's Bench Justice, a Manitoba and an Ontario Provincial Court Judge as well as a Senior Master. Topics will include:

  • The docket as the entry point: a review of what happens there and some "do's" and "don'ts"
  • The role of the Provincial Court and how to make the most of your appearance
  • Preparing for and conducting an effective pre-trial conference
  • Getting ready for trial: documentary discovery, Watson hearings and managing parallel proceedings

Presenters:
Justice Carole Curtis, Ontario Court of Justice
Justice Michael Thomson, Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench
Judge Christine Harapiak, Provincial Court of Manitoba
Senior Master Rick Lee, Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench

Run Time: 65 minutes

MCPD hours: 1 hour

EPPM hours: 0.5 hours

Price: $50 + GST ($52.50)