2017 Child Protection Program - Part 4 of 4
Preparing for and Conducting a Child Protection Trial
November 24, 2017
Jointly presented with the Court of Queen’s Bench Judges and the Provincial Court Judges

This practical session focuses on the mechanics of preparing for and conducting a child protection trial. It covers:

  • 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

CPD hours: 2 | EPPM hours: 1 | Price: $60.00 + GST = $63.00