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What Family Law Paralegals Need to Know About Smartphone, Text, Etc

  • 04/15/2020
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Paralegals' Guide to Discovery and Admission of Electronic Evidence in Family Law Cases

Social media, smartphone and email evidence play an increasing role in the outcomes of family law cases. Do you know what information can be gathered and how it can be used? Find out where to look to find the critical details hidden within the devices, stored online and retained on social media companies' servers. Our faculty will provide you with the fundamental knowledge of preservation and spoliation, investigating and retrieving key electronic evidence, and successfully gathering information from other parties. Register today!

  • Explore key preservation and spoliation considerations paralegals need to know.
  • Discuss what information may be obtained via social media, smartphones and email.
  • Learn how to request evidence from social media companies and other parties.
  • Get a quick overview of what metadata can show and how it can be produced.
  • Hear specific examples of how smartphone and social media evidence is used in family law cases.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will guide attendees through key social media, smartphone and email evidence fundamentals. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Discovery Tips for Electronic Evidence for Family Law Paralegals
  2. Metadata Fundamentals
  3. Instagram, Vine, Snapchat and Other Photo- and Video-Sharing Apps
  4. Establishing Authenticity: The Paralegal's Role
  5. Requesting Evidence From the Other Spouse
  6. Real-World Family Law Scenarios
  7. Family Law Paralegal Ethics and ESI

Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530
info@wspaonline.org 

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