Recently, Attorney Colleen Barberis attended a seminar on child custody
held at the Los Angeles Doubletree Hotel. The local seminar was hosted
by the Los Angeles Country Bar Association. The subject of this particular
one was "How to Help Children through the Transition when Parents
Separate, the Role of Minor's Counsel," which is part of the
Minor's Counsel training program.
Why Minor's Counsel is Important
The training program is an attorneys-only event with the goal of providing
education and training annually for all minor's counsel to remain
eligible to practice. An overview is provided of the law and the basics
involved, such as the ever-changing role of minor's counsel. Attorneys
are also trained in how to prepare children to testify. Perspectives on
the subject were given from the judges, experienced minor's counsel
as well as from mental health professionals.
Attorney Barberis attended the seminar to become re-certified as a minor's
counsel. During her time this year, she learned the major role and importance
of minor's counsel in the transitioning of the parenting. In divorce
or separation, it is important to understand how to provide counsel to
all parties involved, especially when the structure of parenting is changing
Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation are proven trial lawyers handling
all manner of family law. With more than 50 years of combined experience,
they have proven to be very successful in child custody cases and know
how to provide meaningful counsel to children going through such legal matters.
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