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The SCCBA Family Law Section present an MCLE Seminar: Topic I: Impact of Marriage of Valli Topic II: Ethical Issues in Family Law MCLE Credit: 1.5 General Substantive Law and 1.5 Legal Ethic

When: June 27, 2014
Where: SCCBA Seminar & Conference Center
31 North Second Street, 4th Floor
San Jose, California  95113
United States
Presenter: see below
Contact: SCCBA

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Topic I: Impact of Marriage of Valli   
  • What effect does the California Supreme Court’s In re Marriage of Valli decision have on California’s “Four T’s of Characterization”: Time, Tracing, Title and Transmutation?
  • Do Family Code section 852(a) anti-transmutation protections apply to a spouse’s acquisition of property from a third party?
  • Can Evidence Code section 662 have any role in characterizing property between spouses?
  • What portion of In re Marriage of Lucas is disapproved, and why?
  • Why did the concurring opinion exceed the majority opinion regarding property characterization, and what is the precedential result?
Topic II: Ethical Issues in Family Law
  • Honesty, secrecy and advocacy: the lawyer’s trilemma
  • Candor with opposing counsel: how much is ethical?
  • Distinguish your ethical duty of secrecy (Cal. Formal Opinion 1976-37) from the narrower lawyer-client privilege (Evid. Code sect. 952)
  • Business and Professions Code section 6106.9: the “Arnie Becker statute”
  • What modifications to the California Rules of Professional Conduct has the State Bar proposed, and why are there 67 of them?


SCCBA Member: $69
Non-Member: $119
SCCBA New Admittee: 
 (0-3 years in practice)
Honorary: FREE

Registration: 12:30 PM

1.5 General Substantive Law and 1.5 Legal Ethics


Ron Granberg,
CFLS, AAML, IAML, Granberg Law Office


attend from anywhere

For your convenience this program is also being offered via Live Webcast.

Please register for either the in person seminar or the live webcast, which have separate pricing levels. Registering for the live webcast requires an InReach account which is separate from your SCCBA account. If you require assistance, please contact InReach at 1-877-880-1335.

Parking is available just across the street from the SCCBA at the 3rd Street Parking Garage located between E. Santa Clara Street and St. John Street (SCCBA does not validate). 

Cancellations and refunds will be accepted only 48 hours prior to the event.  

*All seminar materials will be distributed to pre-registrants via email. We will not provide hard copies. If you would like a hard copy of the materials we will provide upon request for a fee o
f $25.00.  

*State Bar of California Approved MCLE: The Santa Clara County Bar Association is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.   This program is approved for California MCLE credit.

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