Judges and judicial referees of the South Central Judicial District will present a Law School for Caring Professionals in September. The program is modeled after similar sessions offered in the past and is being offered in response to requests, according to Presiding Judge Gail Hagerty.
Hagerty said that clergy and other professionals, such as counselors, social workers, and educators, have benefitted from the program. "We aim to bring people into the courthouse and share information which will be helpful in plain English," Hagerty said. "We're especially interested in providing information when we're able to do so with existing resources and without cost to participants."
Hagerty said judges and referees will coordinate the sessions and other attorneys and professionals will assist in presenting information.
On September 12, 2017, the program will focus on juvenile court issues, and will also include information about small claims court and protection orders; Judicial Referee Pamela Nesvig will coordinate the session. On September 19, 2017, the program will deal with criminal law issues from investigation through sentencing; Judge Bruce Haskell will coordinate the criminal law session.
On September 26, 2017, civil law issues, including family law, evictions, involuntary commitment proceedings, and guardianships will be discussed; Judges Cynthia Feland and Bruce Romanick will coordinate the civil law issues session. All sessions will last from 4 - 6 p.m. and be held at the Burleigh County Courthouse.
Registration for the Law School for Caring Professionals is required. Due to space constraints only 50 registrations will be accepted. There is no cost to participants.
To register contact Donna Wunderlich at 701-222-6682 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 4, 2017