Family Law Paternity Orientation Workshop (Torrance)

Tuesday, January 9, 16, 23, 30 | 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Tuesday, February 6, 13, 20, 27 | 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20, 27 | 9:00 am – 11:30 am

This workshop is intended for people who are representing themselves in family law court and who want to file a paternity action and establish child custody, child visitation, and child support orders. 

This workshop will provide:

  • Information on the paternity process and basic legal terms in a paternity proceeding
  • Step-by-step instructions on how to fill out specific forms filed in a paternity action

Due to the sensitive nature of the workshop, minor children are not encouraged to attend.

Class taught in English.

Location: Sign Up takes place at the Torrance Self Help Center, Room 160, 1st floor, Torrance Courthouse, 825 Maple Avenue, Torrance, CA 90503. Check-in begins at 8:30 am at LA Law Library, Torrance Branch.

Registration fees: Free

No legal advice:
LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

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Finding Legal Forms & Templates

Saturday, February 17, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Learn how to find forms and templates for different types of legal matters. Learn about form resources available in and out of the Library — from the Library’s practice guides and form books to the many online sources, both in the Library and available elsewhere.

Class covers:

  • Finding forms on court and agency websites
  • Accessing California Judicial Council court forms
  • Finding form books in the Library
  • Locating form books in Library databases
  • Creating pleadings using Library’s pleading paper templates

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Registration fees: $20 for the class
Nonrefundable payment reserves spot

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Introduction to Legal Research: Types & Sources of Law

Saturday, January 27, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

This class introduces legal researchers to cases, statutes, and regulations, and the roles they play in your research. Learn fundamental legal research concepts by focusing on the elements and features of legal research materials and the tools by which to locate them.

Class covers:

  • Introduction to primary and secondary authority
  • Finding tools
  • Characteristics of legal research materials
  • Legal research tips

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Registration fees: $20 for the class
Nonrefundable payment reserves spot

Last Updated: Monday, 30 October 2017 12:35

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MCLE Video: Fee-Sharing Fundamentals, Strategies, Trends

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Sharing legal fees with lawyers in other firms and referral fee arrangements have many advantages as well as legal and ethical consequences. This one-hour program will cover the requirements for enforceable fee-sharing and referral agreements and the consequences of noncomplying agreements.

Earn 1.0 hour Legal Ethics MCLE credit.

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Registration fees: $25 for the class
Non-refundable, payment reserves spot
Parking options available during online registration for an additional fee

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MCLE: Representing Clients in the Cannabis Industry

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
12:15 p.m. — 1:15 p.m.

For California attorneys, the recent legalization of recreational cannabis will mean significant numbers of clients engaged in either the production or distribution of marijuana, or who provide services to the cannabis industry like marketing, selling of paraphernalia or banking – despite the sale of cannabis still being illegal under federal law. This comprehensive introduction will cover the transactional, litigation, criminal, asset protection, and ethical issues these clients will raise.

Class covers:

  • An overview of California’s Medicinal and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA)
  • Banking concerns for the cannabis industry and potential solutions
  • The importance of local licensing
  • Issues faced by landlords and others seeking to serve the cannabis industry
  • Federal criminal laws and prosecution under the Trump Administration

Earn 1.0 hour general MCLE credit.

Presented by the attorneys at Manzuri Law:
Since 2008, Manzuri Law has provided legal counsel to hundreds of start-up and established cannabis business clients in all aspects of their formation, ongoing operation and expansion. With a background and foundation built on state and federal criminal defense, the firm's attorneys have more than two decades of combined experience representing clients in the cannabis industry and working on cannabis policy reform. Today, Manzuri Law regularly advises clients on issues related to cannabis corporate formation and structure, complex transactions, state and local licensing, regulatory compliance and defense. Each of the attorneys is actively involved in industry trade organizations and regularly speaks and presents at legal seminars and community outreach events.

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Registration fees: $35 for the class
Non-refundable, payment reserves spot
Parking options available during online registration for an additional fee

Last Updated: Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:13

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