Continuing Legal Education

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Family Court Order Processes (09/05/14)

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Family Court Order Processes

Fri., Sept. 5 from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Bar & Foundation Center

This CLE is also a pro bono training opportunity from the Mecklenburg County Bar,

Legal Aid of North Carolina and Legal Services of Southern Piedmont.

 

Mecklenburg County Bar   Legal Aid   Legal Service of Southern Piedmont

 


CLE Credit:
1.0 General
  
Fees: 
$75 Attorney Rate
$35 Paralegal Rate
$20 Pro Bono Rate (Attorneys must agree to accept a Pro Bono case from LANC or LSSP within 4 months of this program)
$50 Immigration Section Rate


Location:
Bar & Foundation Center
1123 S. Church Street, Ste. 103
Charlotte, NC 28209

Special Info:
11:30 a.m. Registration
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. CLE Training

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Family Court Order Processes

•        An intro to SIJS and the sources of law for SIJS
•        Requirements for the custody order
•        Ex Parte Custody Orders vs. Permanent Custody Orders
•        How to obtain custody orders (forms, filing fees, motions)—including a mock custody trial
•        How to apply for SIJS
•        Different procedural requirements when an applicant is in removal proceedings
•        Adjustment of status based on an approved SIJS petition
•        Issues/hot topics in SIJS today
•        Strategies for appeal/best practice tips

Speakers: Julie Spahn, The Forsythe Law Firm, PLLC and Laurie Gallagher, Council for Children’s Rights

Registration:
Download the Registration form here and return via:
Fax: 704/333-6209
Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704/375-8624.

OR

 

 
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