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Pro-Se-Plus Divorce Clinic Volunteer Training Session


Date & Time: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 5:45 pm to 8:45 pm

CLE Credit: No

Event Description
The Pro-Se-Plus Divorce Clinic is a two-part workshop to help pro se litigants better understand the divorce process in D.C.  Volunteers serve as instructors on substantive and procedural divorce law during the Clinic. During the first session, volunteers will lead an informational seminar on divorce procedure in D.C. for pro se litigants.  During the second session, pro se litigants will have an opportunity to fill out their divorce forms, discuss any questions they may have about the process, and to interact with individual volunteer clinic instructors for more personalized attention.  The Pro-Se-Plus Divorce Clinic training is used to recruit new volunteer clinic instructors.

 

The Pro-Se-Plus Divorce Clinic training will cover:

 

Pro-Se-Plus Divorce Clinic Operations

Requirements for Filing for and Obtaining a Divorce in D.C.

Divorce Procedure

Property

Alimony

Child Custody and Visitation

Child Support

Taxes

Restoration of Former Name



 

Important Information:

 

No particular expertise is required to participate

All volunteers must attend this training before participating in the Clinic

Appropriate for attorneys, paralegals and law students



Malpractice insurance is provided by the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program to attorneys who volunteer at the Pro-Se-Plus Divorce Clinic

Training participants must agree to staff two Clinic workshops.

Pro Bono Training Refund Policy: To cancel a registration and receive a refund for a pro bono training offered by the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, please call or send an e–mail request at least seven (7) days prior to the training session to Shannon Redd, staff attorney and training program manager, 202-737-4700, ext. 3293.

All cancellation and refund requests for pro bono trainings conducted by the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program must be received seven (7) days before the training session date to receive a refund. Registration fees cannot be applied to future trainings.



Location
D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street, NW
(Metro Center)
Washington DC 20005
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Contact Information
Pro Bono Program
Email: kdebruhl@dcbar.org
Phone: 202-626-3489
Fax: 202-942-9752

Costs

Attorneys Fee

$15.00

Nonprofit Legal Service Providers

$0.00

Paralegals/Law Student Fee

$15.00


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