2017 JOINT FAMILY LAW PROGRAM - Part 4 of 4
March 10, 2017

Criminal Evidence in Family Law Cases: The Key Issues Every Family Lawyer Needs to Know
Topics Include:

  • How you can and cannot make use of criminal evidence in the family law proceeding (and vice versa)
  • When is a Wagg motion available and how to use it
  • Requesting disclosure from the police
  • Other methods of obtaining electronic evidence and how to introduce it into court
  • Issues of “lawyer as witness” in the criminal context
  • Evidence Act protections for questioning and trial related issues
  • Evidentiary precautions to avoid jeopardizing the criminal proceeding for the accused or the victim

Presenter:
Richard Niman, Niman Gelgoot and Associates

The Intersection between Family Law and Criminal Law: Practice Management Issues
An experienced panel discussing the following issues:

  • Types of Orders and how and when to apply for variation
  • Domestic violence charges and the various issues that arise
  • When do harassing social media posts and phone calls cross the line and become criminal?
  • Can Home Assessment Reports and child protection documents be used in criminal proceedings?
  • Should you represent a client in both their criminal and family matter?

Moderator:    
Jessica Dillon, Tapper Cuddy LLP

Panel:
Richard Niman, Niman Gelgoot and Associates
Jennifer Mann, Manitoba Justice, Prosecutions Division
Josh Weinstein, Myers Weinberg LLP

CPD hours: 1.5
EPPM hours: 0.25

Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50