Annual Report 2017/2018

  • July 09, 2018

Summary of Meetings: Family Law - Westminster

Number of Meetings Held: 3

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Guest Speaker: Kevin Dorsey- Professional Liaison, The OurFamilyWizard® Website
Meeting Title/Topic: Managing High Conflict Clients with "OurFamilyWizard"
Synopsis: and its mobile applications are new and innovative tools used as part of the parent agreement in an effort to reduce excessive litigation and improve co-parent communication. This session shared how professionals and parents can utilize its features to manage and document communication, and provides information as to who could access the family's activity and obtain declarations on authenticated records.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Guest Speaker: Greg Williamson, CPA, CA, CBV, of Willliamson Valuation and Litigation Support Ltd.
Meeting Title/Topic: The What to Know In Regards to Business Valuations
Synopsis: Overview of business valuations and questions litigators should ask about the reports.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Guest Speaker: The Honourable Donna Martinson Q.C., co-chair of the Children’s Law Section
Rachel Malek, Society for Children and Youth of BC
Donna Maser, Managing Lawyer for the Child and Youth Legal Centre
Meeting Title/Topic: The ABCs of Legal Representation for Children
Synopsis: Speakers such as the Honourable Donna Martinson Q.C., Sarah Rauch, co-chairs of the Children’s Law Section, and Donna Maser, Managing Lawyer for the Child and Youth Legal Centre, highlighted what you need to know about legal representation for children in family law disputes. This was a joint meeting of the Vancouver and Westminster Family Law Sections and the Children’s Law Section.

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