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Final Trial Schedule and Assignments


Tab1: Case File

  1. Overview
  2. State of Confusion Family Code
  3. Motion for Temporary Orders, Mary Best
  4. Motion for Temporary Orders, Sam Best
  5. Income and Expense Statement, Mary Best
  6. Income and Expense Statement, Sam Best
  7. Deposition, Mary Best
  8. Deposition, Sam Best
  9. Deposition, Cory Kramden
  10. Depostion, Chris Norton
  11. Curriculum Vitae, Lacc A. Clarity, Ph.D.
  12. Custody Evaluation, Lacc A. Clarity, Ph.D.
  13. Curriculum Vitae, Isaac Newton, Ph.D.
  14. Forensic Psychological Evaluation, Isaac Newton, Ph.D.
  15. Valuation Report, Chris Norton, Intrepid Business Valuations
  16. Valuation Report, Cory Kramden, Kramden & Company

Tab 2: Exercises         

  1. Proof Chart
  2. Trial Exercises
  3. Evidentiary Problems in Family Law Cases
  4. Ethics Problems
  5. Trial Exhibits
  6. Comparison of Expert Reports (students)

Tab 3: Resources Materials

  1. Book List, Monroe Inker
  2. ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct
  3. Ethical Problems of Family Law Practitioners, Joanne Ross Wilder
  4. AFCC Model Standards of Practice for Child Custody Evaluation
  5. APA Guidelines for Child Custody Evaluations in Family Law Proceeding
  6. APA Guidelines for Psychological Evaluations in Child Protection Matters
  7. Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
  8. Practice Guidelines in Child Custody Evaluations for LCSW
  9. Specific-Questions Guide to Child Custody Investigations, Gould & Martindale
  10. Revenue Ruling 59-60
  11. Revenue Ruling 65-193
  12. Revenue Ruling 68-609
  13. Trial Lawyer’s Manual on Expert in Family Law Litigation, Joanne Ross Wilder
  14. Advanced Program – Child Custody Links to On-line Materials

Advanced Child Custody Program

  1. Sexual Orientation and CCE
  2. Child Custody Final Handbook
  3. Ethics in Forensic Practice   
  4. Redacted Custody Evaluation 
  5. Outline
  6. Redacted Custody Evaluation

Advanced Cross-Examination Institute

  1. The Only Three Rules of Cross Examination
  2. Constructive Cross Examination
  3. Loops, Double Loops and Spontaneous Loops
  4. The Chapter Method of Cross Examination
  5. Controlling the Runaway Witness
  6. Page Preparation of Cross Examination

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