December 14, 2015
Presenters: Hon. Steve Aycock and Nancy Hart, JD. The presence of firearms in a domestic violence case drastically raises the risk of lethality for female victims of domestic violence. Participants in this webinar will explore the many reasons why knowledge of federal firearms law is critical information for judges. Participants will review the structure of federal firearms rules affecting...
December 2, 2015
Presenters: Judge Sebastian Patti and Leslie Landis Four courts were awarded federal funding from the Office on Violence Against Women to participate in the Family Court Enhancement Project. We heard from the Fourth Judicial District Court in Minneapolis, MN, in September, and we are happy to announce presentations for the following three sites: the Multnomah County Family Court in Portland, OR;...
October 26, 2015
Presented by: Judge Maureen McKnight and Jennifer Woodson Four courts were awarded federal funding from the Office on Violence Against Women to participate in the Family Court Enhancement Project. We heard from the Fourth Judicial District Court in Minneapolis, MN, in September, and we are happy to announce presentations for the following three sites: the Multnomah County Family Court in Portland...
October 21, 2015
Part 1 Presenters: Julie McFarlane, JD, and Nancy Ver Steegh, JD The Self-Represented Litigant Phenomenon: Implications for Justice Seekers and Justice Providers in Domestic Violence Cases, presented by Julie McFarlane, JD and LLM, Independent Consultant for the NCJFCJ and Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at the University of Windsor, and Nancy Ver Steegh, JD, Independent...
September 29, 2015
Some recent research has particular significance for domestic violence victims involved in litigation, especially in family court and custody cases. The first webinar in this series focuses on an extensive 2013 research study examining the experiences of self-represented litigants, with particular emphasis on the research’s implications for domestic violence victims. The second webinar discusses...
September 23, 2015
The Role of Attorneys, GALS and Judges in Dependency Cases with Domestic Violence Victims  Presented by The Honorable Judge Lucero, Superior Court Judge in Santa Clara County Presiding Over the Juvenile Justice Court Calendar and Dual Diagnosis Juvenile Justice Calendar, and Karen Zavora, Program Attorney with NCJFCJ. (90 minutes)​  
September 11, 2015
Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District is one of four sites awarded federal funding from the Office on Violence Against Women to participate in the Family Court Enhancement Project. This presentation’s goal is to share the strategies and lessons learned so far in addressing the challenges and inconsistencies identified in our community's family court.   Presenters: The Honorable Anne McKeig ​and ​...
September 10, 2015
Domestic Violence in the Dependency System: A Series About Professional Roles, Limits, and Opportunities   (Part 2 of 3) Presented by Shellie Taggart, Independent Consultant with NCJFCJ, and Jo Simonsen, Family Systems Advocacy Director with the Ohio Domestic Violence Network    
September 3, 2015
Domestic Violence in the Dependency System: A Series About Professional Roles, Limits, and Opportunities   (Part 1 of 3) Presented by Jennifer Rose, Independent Consultant for NCJFCJ and Co-Director of Inspire Action for Social Change    
July 21, 2015
This webinar provides two distinct examples of how evidence is gathered and used: the first in the area of domestic violence and child custody and the second in the area of domestic violence and child protection. The first part of the webinar will discuss work at the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, specifically with the Legal Assistance to Victims Program. The webinar will highlight the project...

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