California Civil Litigation / Edition 3

California Civil Litigation / Edition 3

by Susan Burnett Luten
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314202285

ISBN-13: 9780314202284

Pub. Date: 11/01/1996

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This text for paralegals written specifically for California. It has been completely updated to include changes in the law over the past three years, revised exemplars, and new assignment sets. It covers federal and California state litigation chronologically from initiation of the suit through appeal. Discussion Questions and Assignments at the end of each

Overview


This text for paralegals written specifically for California. It has been completely updated to include changes in the law over the past three years, revised exemplars, and new assignment sets. It covers federal and California state litigation chronologically from initiation of the suit through appeal. Discussion Questions and Assignments at the end of each chapter further develop chapter concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314202284
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Series:
Paralegal Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents


Litigation Overview. Ethics in Litigation. Initiating the Client Relationship. Courts in California. Subject Matter Jurisdiction. Personal Jurisdiction. Introductions to Pleadings. Complaints and Cross-Complaints. Answering the Complaint. Attacking the Pleadings. Amending the Pleadings. Calendaring Pleadings. Discovery Overview. Interrogatories. Depositions. Requests for Admissions. Obtaining and Using Tangible Evidence. Independent Medical Examinations. Using Expert Witnesses and Expert Discovery. Calendaring Discovery. Law and Motion. Summary Judgement. Trial-setting Procedures. Trial Preparation. Trial Procedures. Arbitration. Judgments and Post-Trail Motions. Appeals. Provisional Remedies and Extraordinary Writs. Glossary. Appendix: Sample Deposition. Index.

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