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Protecting Victims of Abuse Using Restraining Orders 2022

Product ID: CA3367R
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

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Domestic abuse is pervasive — transcending racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic boundaries — and the statistics are staggering. In 2019, there were 52 victims of domestic violence homicide in Wisconsin.1 It is imperetive that lawyers and guardians ad litem working with victims understand the array of tools that can help protect them.

At Protecting Victims of Abuse Using Restraining Orders, you’ll learn to recognize abusive behaviors, and know exactly how domestic abuse is defined by law. You’ll also debunk commonly held misconceptions about domestic abuse and examine barriers to disclosure.

Then, you’ll delve into two kinds of restraining orders that may offer relief to victims — domestic abuse and harassment restraining orders. Experienced presenters will help you:

  • Analyze the differences between the two types of restraining orders
  • Determine which restraining order may be more appropriate under the circumstances
  • Understand the two-part process for filing a restraining order
  • Identify what information it may be helpful to gather prior to filing
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Pricing

Member $239.00

Non-Member $319.00

Credits

4 CLE

Date and Time

Monday, November 28, 20228:30 AM - 12:05 PM CT

Add to Calendar 11/28/2022 8:30:00 AM 11/28/2022 12:05:00 PM America/Chicago Protecting Victims of Abuse Using Restraining Orders 2022

Safe harbor

Domestic abuse is pervasive — transcending racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic boundaries — and the statistics are staggering. In 2019, there were 52 victims of domestic violence homicide in Wisconsin.1 It is imperetive that lawyers and guardians ad litem working with victims understand the array of tools that can help protect them.

At Protecting Victims of Abuse Using Restraining Orders, you’ll learn to recognize abusive behaviors, and know exactly how domestic abuse is defined by law. You’ll also debunk commonly held misconceptions about domestic abuse and examine barriers to disclosure.

Then, you’ll delve into two kinds of restraining orders that may offer relief to victims — domestic abuse and harassment restraining orders. Experienced presenters will help you:

  • Analyze the differences between the two types of restraining orders
  • Determine which restraining order may be more appropriate under the circumstances
  • Understand the two-part process for filing a restraining order
  • Identify what information it may be helpful to gather prior to filing
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Safe harbor

Domestic abuse is pervasive — transcending racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic boundaries — and the statistics are staggering. In 2019, there were 52 victims of domestic violence homicide in Wisconsin.1 It is imperetive that lawyers and guardians ad litem working with victims understand the array of tools that can help protect them.

At Protecting Victims of Abuse Using Restraining Orders, you’ll learn to recognize abusive behaviors, and know exactly how domestic abuse is defined by law. You’ll also debunk commonly held misconceptions about domestic abuse and examine barriers to disclosure.

Then, you’ll delve into two kinds of restraining orders that may offer relief to victims — domestic abuse and harassment restraining orders. Experienced presenters will help you:

  • Analyze the differences between the two types of restraining orders
  • Determine which restraining order may be more appropriate under the circumstances
  • Understand the two-part process for filing a restraining order
  • Identify what information it may be helpful to gather prior to filing
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Kari Niesen-LaScala
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin
Madison

Gricel Santiago-Rivera
RISE Law Center
Madison

Jennifer L. Weber
Circuit Court Commissioner
Jefferson

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : What to know about domestic abuse

  • More than physical abuse
  • How it is defined in the law
    • What domestic abuse is not
  • Myths surrounding domestic violence
  • Barriers to disclosure
  • Cultural competence and beliefs, biases, and assumptions

Kari Niesen-LaScala, Gricel Santiago-Rivera

9:20 a.m.: Domestic Abuse and Harassment Restraining Orders: the Law

  • Two-part process to filing a restraining order
  • Necessary forms to file
  • Domestic Abuse restraining order law
  • Harassment restraining order law
  • Similarities and differences between the two
  • If possible, factors a survivor may consider in choosing one over the other

Kari Niesen-LaScala

10:10 a.m. : Break

10:25 a.m. :All About the Injunction Hearing

  • Remedies available for each type of restraining order
  • Preparing your client for court
  • Understand how domestic abuse dynamics could impact your case
  • Best practices in court

Jennifer L. Weber

11:15 a.m. : Practical tips

  • Writing a strong narrative
  • Review real case scenarios:
    • What makes a strong case
    • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Safety considerations

Gricel Santiago-Rivera, Jennifer L. Weber

12:05 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Understand the many types of behaviors that can amount to domestic abuse
  • Become familiar with the process for filing a restraining order
  • Distinguish between restraining orders for domestic abuse and harassment
  • Learn what to expect at an injunction hearing from a court commissioner
  • Receive practical strategies for presenting a case using real scenarios
  • Family law practitioners
  • Criminal law attorneys
  • Guardianship attorneys
  • Domestic violence advocates
  • Public defenders
  • General practitioners

BOOK BONUS!

Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook

Seminar attendees will enjoy a free two-week trial of the Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook Books UnBound® title and an invitation to save 20% on either a 1-year subscription to the Books UnBound title or the purchase of the print book.* Streamline your family law practice, from initial client interviews to post-judgment actions, with the forms, checklists, outlines, and overviews you’ll discover in the Handbook.

*Attendees will receive information to access the free trial and discount via email after attending the program. Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound® editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

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