Family Law Skills and Practice, Certificate | Part time online | York University | Canada
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Family Law Skills and Practice

3 months
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2595 CAD/full
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About

In the Family Law Skills and Practice course offered by York University , you will work closely with and receive personalized feedback from senior family law judges, experienced counsel, and specially trained simulated clients.

Overview

What you will study

The Family Law Skills and Practice course offered by York University was designed and is delivered by the leading family law judges, lawyers and experts. Focusing on the practical, we will work through the key stages of a family law file using a combination of in-depth case studies, simulated clients, and skills workshops. You will benefit from individualized feedback and practice learned concepts in a supportive learning environment.

With hands-on skills workshops and interactive, discussion-based lectures you will acquire the key foundational knowledge and practical skills you need to practice family law with confidence.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • How to master the initial client interview (and why it is so critical)
  • Strategies for managing your client, including those “difficult” client and clients with special challenges
  • What you should and shouldn’t include in your Financial Statement, and what you should look for in the other sides’
  • How to assess options for consensual resolution
  • Tactics for drafting Minutes of Settlement
  • What needs to be done when your matter doesn’t settle, including mastering the case conference
  • Effective affidavits
  • Successful strategies in motion advocacy: how to give the Court what it needs
  • How to effectively structure your written and oral submissions
  • Best practices for dealing with experts. Using your own and strategies for challenging the other side’s
  • Critical tips for drafting separation agreements
  • Practice management techniques for avoiding issues after you wrap up the file

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Legal professionals who are or plan to specialize in family law
  • Other professionals who work in the family law arena
  • General practitioners who want to hone their substantive knowledge and practical skills in family law

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2595 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2595 CAD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    2595 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2595 CAD for the full programme during 3 months.

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