The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Family Law Section present
Guardians And Attorneys Ad Litem: Voicing A Child’s Best Interest And/Or Stated Interest

Course Classification: Intermediate Level

Telephonic Seminar: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time


Course No. 1473R

This seminar will cover topics pertaining to Guardians and Attorneys Ad Litem, including interviews with children, interviews with parents, GAL Reports, hearsay issues, and ethical boundaries.

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Connection Time

12:00 p.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Welcome/Introduction of Speakers
Julia Wyda, Boca Raton - Program Chair

12:05 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
GAL: Basics and Beyond
Alan Konigsburg, Davie

12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Interviewing Children: Seeing the World through Their Eyes
Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter, Boca Raton

12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Interviewing Parents: Figuring Out His Side, Her Side, and the Truth
General Magistrate Vicki Plant, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
The Guardian Ad Litem Hearsay Dilemma
Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter, Boca Raton

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
GAL Reports: What to Include, What to Exclude, and What to Expect after Rendition
General Magistrate Vicki Plant, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Guardians Ad Litem v. Attorneys Ad Litem: Understanding the Differences and Staying Within Your Ethical Boundaries
Alan Konigsburg, Davie

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Questions & Answers
General Magistrate Vicki Plant, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit
Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter, Boca Raton
Alan Konigsburg, Davie

1473-FL-12 AudioCD.pdf1473-FL-12 AudioCD.pdf

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