Event

Event

 

Children: Guardianship, Custody, Care & Control, and Child Abduction

5 Jul 2018 - Thu / 1 day / 4:00pm - 6:00pm / Selangor Bar Committee Auditorium, No.37, 39 & 41, Jalan Bola Jaring 13/15, Section 13, Shah Alam, 40100, Selangor

The most fought over area in matrimonial proceedings is usually over the children. What do guardianship, custody, care and control of children mean? How much access is reasonable for the parent not having custody? Who determines the religion and education of children? Should judges interview children? How should matters proceed in court? What happens when a parent abducts his own child? Is there a way to prevent this? These and other matters will be the subject of discussion in this talk.

Organisers: Selangor Bar

CPD Points: 2
Circular No: N/A
Event Code:
T3/05072018/SLB/SLB181036/2

Description

The most fought over area in matrimonial proceedings is usually over the children. What do guardianship, custody, care and control of children mean? How much access is reasonable for the parent not having custody? Who determines the religion and education of children? Should judges interview children? How should matters proceed in court? What happens when a parent abducts his own child? Is there a way to prevent this? These and other matters will be the subject of discussion in this talk.

Speaker

Honey Tan Lay Ean has an LLB from the University of Buckingham, and an LLM from Warwick University. She is the Co-Deputy Chairperson of the Family Law Committee of the Malaysian Bar. Honey’s main area of practice is in the field of high conflict matrimonial law. She is also engaged in public interest litigation, primarily in the areas of equality and non-discrimination.

Matt Wong Chong Ee has an LLB from the University of London. He serves on the Civil Practice and Court Liaison Committee of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee. Currently, he is committed to practising highly contentious matrimonial matters and proceedings involving children. Matt is also involved in public interest litigation.

Terms and Conditions

Please contact the organiser for further Terms and Conditions.

Selangor Bar Committee
No. 41, Jalan Bola Jaring 13/15,
Seksyen 13, 40100 Shah Alam,
Selangor.
Tel: +603 5519 6219
Fax: +603 55199037

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