Family Law Judge Roundtable
This panel of family law judges discusses the application of Sanchez in litigation where cultural context is an issue.
1 hour MCLE Credit in Legal Ethics
Panel 4 of the 5th Annual Cultural Competency in Family Law Practice Seminar
May a cultural expert rely on a hearsay document or declaration to prove or disprove the existence or non-existence of a marriage entered overseas? What about the best interest of a child? Or spousal abuse in another culture? Or marital style and standard of living in another country? Or application of the F.C. 4320 factors in a jurisdiction with cultural proscriptions affecting employment? This panel of family law judges discusses the application of Sanchez in litigation where cultural context is an issue.
Participants: Hon. Patrick A. Cathcart, Judge, LASC; Hon. Dianna Gould-Saltman, Judge, LASC; Hon. Bruce Iwasaki, Judge, LASC; Hon. Thomas Trent Lewis, Supervising Judge (LASC Family Law Division); Hon. Amy Pellman, Judge ,LASC; Hon. Maria Puente-Porras, Comm’r., LASC; Hon. Harvey A. Silberman, Judge, LASC.
Moderators: Laurel Brauer, Esq., CFLS; Steve Hittleman, Esq., CFLS; Steve Zand, Esq., CFLS
This program is appropriate for all levels.