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FREE: Approaching Veterans Issues: A Legal Overview Including an Update of California Penal Code Section 1170.9

Friday May 24

  • By: PLI
  • Time: 8:15 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    San Francisco or Webcast, CA
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  • Source: Misc Natonal Sites > ABA Military Pro Bono Project

Why you should attend

Certain laws and courtroom practices have the potential to impact veterans differently than the rest of the population. This three hour overview will provide useful information to attorneys, judicial officers and others who interact with veterans about the implications of certain laws and practices with regards to veterans' pasts and futures. The program will focus on Penal Code 1170.9, especially with regard to the 2013 enhancements and will address other topics of interest to the trial bench and judges.

What you will learn

•Penal Code 1170.9: Overview and Updates
•Military/Veterans Culture - What You Should Know When Representing Veterans
•Child Custody & Restraining Orders: Implications for Veterans
•Upgrading Military Discharge

Who should attend

All attorneys, judicial officers and court staff who regularly work with veterans and any attorney interested in providing pro bono legal services to veterans would benefit from attending this program.

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