2017 Joint Family Law Program - Part 4 of 4
March 10, 2017
Jointly presented by The Law Society of Manitoba, The Court of Queen’s Bench Family Division Judges and The Manitoba Bar Association, Family Law Section

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

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: $65.00 + GST = $68.25