Family Law Section's 5-Part Trial/Evidentiary Hearing Series
Overview of a Family Law Trial/Evidentiary Hearing
Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Time: 3:15pm (check-in) - 4:45pm
Location: Gibson Courthouse, Dept. 43
Note: Registration closes on October 3! Sign-up now to reserve your spot
PCBA's Family Law Section, in conjunction with the Hon. Suzanne Gazzaniga, will be presenting a 5 part family law trial/evidentiary hearing series. Part 1, which is an overview of a family law trial/evidentiary hearing, will be held in Department 43 of the Gibson Courthouse.
To sign up for Parts 2-5, please sign up for each session you wish to attend. Registration for each session closes the day before that session begins. Please note, Parts 1-3 are held on Wednesdays in Department 43 while Parts 4 & 5 are being held on Tuesdays in Department 43. Each session begins at 3:30 pm until 4:45. Be sure to check in, sign the attendance sheet and find a seat by 3:15pm before the doors close promptly at 3:30pm.
Part 2 will focus on evidence (admissibility, Types and EC 352). This segment will be held on Wednesday, October 18, same time, same place as Part 1.
Part 3 will focus on evidence as it relates to lay and expert witness testimony and hearsay. This will be held same time, same place on Wednesday, November 1.
Part 4 will continue focusing on evidence as it relates to documentary evidence - authentication/foundation and miscellaneous evidence issues. Part 4 and Part 5 will be held on Tuesdays. Part 4 will be held on Tuesday, November 14 at the same time and same department as Parts 1-3.
Part 5 will focus on closing and briefing to include trial wrap up and briefing/statement of decisions. This final part will be held on Tuesday, November 28.
Cost is $20 for all PCBA Family Law Section members, $25 for all other registrants whether or not you are a PCBA member. *Registration fees cover PCBA administration expenses without compensation to the court, judiciary or court staff.