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California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases

Monday February 04 -
Tuesday February 05 2013

  • By: Practicing Law Institute
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    PLI San Francisco Conference Center & Via Live Webcast
    685 Market Street, Suite 100
    San Francisco, CA
  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institute
    (800) 260-4PLI
  • Website:
  • Source: California > SoCal Pro Bono Center

Please join us for two days of training covering the nuts and bolts of California Family Law practice for low-income clients! We have brought together leading Family Law experts to walk you through a matter from start to finish so that you can feel confident in taking on a pro bono case. Attend this training and then put your skills to use volunteering with your local legal services agency. The program will discuss the following topics:

Introduction to Family Law
Motions Practice in Family Law Cases
Basic Introduction to Child Custody and Visitation
Obtaining Child and Spousal Support in Low-Income Family Law Cases
Property Issues in Low-Income Family Law Cases
Using California Family Law Judicial Council Forms
Low-income clients are in desperate need of your pro bono representation. We hope you will consider participating in this training and lending a hand!

To register by phone, please call PLI's Customer Service Department at
(800) 260-4754. Be sure to mention your Priority Code: CFS3-8AEM2 and Customer ID Number when registering: 1024901.

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income
Family Law Cases
San Francisco and Live Webcast, February 4-5, 2013

Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • Practising Law Institute
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Volunteer Profile

Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

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