California Civil Litigation / Edition 2by Susan Burnett Luten
Pub. Date: 10/28/1992
Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning
This is the only litigation 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. Written in plain English, avoiding unnecessary legalese, for beginning paralegals.
Study Guide, ISBN: 0-314-20684-1
Instructor¦s Manual, ISBN: 0-314-20672-8
Table of ContentsLitigation 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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