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Family Law Now | Ep. 53: The Return to In Person Family Court Hearings – Zoom Divorce

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Episode 53

Russell Alexander, Rick Peticca, and Jason Isenberg discuss the return to in person family court hearings. In this episode, the panelists will cover the following topics:

    1. The “Zoom” Divorce Hearing
    2. Presumption guidelines and their implications
      1. Types of virtual hearings
      2. What hearings are in-person and which ones are not
    3. Judicial Regions and Different Approaches
    4. The Importance of In-Person Hearings
    5. Pros & Cons of Virtual Hearings
      1. Impediments to Virtual Hearings
      2. Hybrid Options
    6. Plan for Bumps in the Road
    7. Zoom Divorce Tips & Tricks
    8. CaseLines & Divorce Act Changes
    9. The Court’s Return to ‘Normal’
    10. Closing Comments

Family Law Now LIVE is a live virtual event series hosted by Russell Alexander and featured guests. They present on various topics surrounding family law to provide helpful information, answer questions, and share insights with the audience in real time. This podcast episode is a recording of a virtual event. Registration is now open to attend upcoming virtual events hosted by Family Law Now LIVE.

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Show Notes

Upcoming Virtual Event: Presumptive Hearings – Live Town Hall for Legal Professionals & Members of the Public

Family Law Now | Ep. 50: Press Conference Calling for Courts to Continue Remote Hearings

Family Law Now | Ep. 41: Divorce Act Changes – Part 1: Objectives & New Duties

Petition to amend the requirement for in person court attendances

Book: Zoom Divorce by Russell Alexander

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