California Civil Litigation / Edition 5

California Civil Litigation / Edition 5

by Susan Burnett Luten
     
 

ISBN-10: 1428318453

ISBN-13: 9781428318458

Pub. Date: 06/09/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


California Civil Litigation, fifth edition, is designed to provide paralegal students and practicing paralegals with information, skills, and experience. It follows the litigation process chronologically from initial client questions and contracts, to ethical issues, through the pleading and discovery phases, to trial, post-trial and appeal. Each phase of…  See more details below

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California Civil Litigation, fifth edition, is designed to provide paralegal students and practicing paralegals with information, skills, and experience. It follows the litigation process chronologically from initial client questions and contracts, to ethical issues, through the pleading and discovery phases, to trial, post-trial and appeal. Each phase of litigation is explored through official forms and drafted documents and each chapter includes highlighted glossary words and definitions to enable the reader to learn the technical language of litigation. In addition to the usual probing discussion questions, each chapter includes online projects requiring the reader to locate and analyze relevant Internet material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428318458
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/09/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Litigation Overview. Chapter 2: Ethics in Litigation. Chapter 3: Initiating the Client Relationship. Chapter 4: Courts in California. Chapter 5: Subject Matter Jurisdiction. Chapter 6: Personal Jurisdiction. Chapter 7: Introduction to Pleadings. Chapter 8: Complaints and Cross-Complaints. Chapter 9: Answering the Complaint. Chapter 10: Attacking the Pleadings. Chapter 11: Amending the Pleadings. Chapter 12: Calendaring Pleadings. Chapter 13: Discovery Overview. Chapter 14: Interrogatories. Chapter 15: Depositions. Chapter 16: Requests for Admissions. Chapter 17: Obtaining and Using Tangible Evidence. Chapter 18: Independent Medical Exams. Chapter 19: Using Expert Witnesses and Expert Discovery. Chapter 20: Calendaring Discovery. Chapter 21: Law and Motion. Chapter 22: Summary Judgement. Chapter 23: Trial-Setting Procedures. Chapter 24: Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Chapter 25: Trial Preparation. Chapter 26: Trial Procedures. Chapter 27: Judgements and Post-Trail Motions. Chapter 28: Appeals. Chapter 29: Provisional Remedies and Extraordinary Writs.

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