Understand the business valuation report prepared by a valuator skilled in valuations for divorce and how to use various pieces of the expert’s report. Learn how a business valuation expert can help develop the owner’s true economic income for support, find hidden assets, and trace source of assets.
The IICLE® 2019 Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce program will help you better understand the tricky “money” issues that family lawyers encounter. This program features sessions to help you maximize the use of a valuation expert, including a demonstrative session about best practices in cross-examination. You’ll also learn about estate planning and its interplay with divorce and understand the latest changes to the maintenance statute. Case law updates and the judges’ panel are also included.
Learn how to prosecute and defend construction defect claims. From preserving claims and defenses during the investigation and repair of construction defects, to the disclosure and presentation of expert opinions, this course addresses the differences between correction and warranty obligations under typical construction contracts and between ongoing and completed operations claims. Express warranties, implied warranties, damages, defenses, and the impact of various waivers and limitation defenses upon latent and patent defects are also reviewed.
The authors of the IICLE® Construction Dispute Litigation handbook (2018 edition) instruct on their best advice for resolving disputes involving the multitude of participants and issues in the construction process. Using a complex hypothetical, this course centers on issues unique to construction litigation, including acceleration and delay, commercial defects, disruption/loss of productivity, and construction accidents. In addition, you will learn key strategies for handling insurance issues and special defenses, working with experts/consultants, and recovering damages.
How can you best manage expert testimony at trial in a DUI case? This course offers a framework for effectively examining and qualifying (or disqualifying) experts using the Daubert/Frye standards and for the effective use of the deposition at trial. You'll also consider viable options for clients that can't afford to hire an expert.
This program is tightly focused on direct and cross-examination skills for DUI trials. Seasoned litigators instruct on best practices for examining police officers and expert witnesses who often testify at DUI trials and a judge advises on how attorneys can most successfully present their cases.
Effective motion practice can be used to limit, exclude, or suppress witness testimony. In this course, you'll learn to identify whether the officer can use her report while testifying and when the report may be used as evidence. You'll also learn whether you must disclose the defense expert and the expert's notes or reports.
Step-by-step instruction on laying foundations for common forms of evidence, with related demonstrations, including: self-authenticating documents; certified records; photographs; medical records and medical bills; summaries; accident diagrams; reconstruction testimony; accounting records; expert opinions; court documents; and models.