Phrases and Concepts of Criminal and Civil Law

  • 06/29/2019
  • 10:30 - 14:00

Phrases and Concepts of Criminal and Civil Law

Saturday, June 29, 2019 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

What distinguishes civil law from criminal law?  What relationship holds between “common law” and civil law?  Acquire a Basic Legal Repertoire, or add to yours ,with Sedro-Woolley City Attorney Patrick Hayden, also a Paralegal Instructor.

Mr. Hayden will present an overview of law that will increase understanding of the structures which govern judiciary proceedings and principles.  The instructor will identify  terms of art in civil and criminal proceedings which have a specific meaning, such as “intent”, “reasonable”, “negligence”.

Different levels of these terms will  be discussed.   Question and Answer time!

Also included: Principles of criminal liability, location of statutes and their applicability.  Important legal issues in contracts, divorce, parenting plans,  custodial jurisdiction, dependency.  Case background behind these issues, putting documents and rulings into context.

Classroom: 716 E. FAIRHAVEN AVE., BURLINGTON, WA 98233

(This location is 1.5 hours north of Seattle)

Phone: 360.755.9910, Ext. 0


Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts approved for three (3)  Court Interpreter Continuing Education credits.

Arrive and depart on time for credit to be given. There will be a one half hour lunch break from 12:00-12:30 p.m.   If for any reason this class is cancelled, full refund of fee given.

Cost is $55.00 with pre-registration.
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