Civil Litigation / Edition 2

Civil Litigation / Edition 2

by Peggy Kerley, Joanne Banker Hames, Paul A. Sukys, Joanne Banker Hames
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827371411

ISBN-13: 9780827371415

Pub. Date: 10/01/1995

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This step-by-step book covers the paralegal's role in the entire civil litigation process from initiating the litigation through appeals. State specific pocket parts for Texas, California, New York, Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania are available. These additional materials offer students in-depth coverage with numerous examples from pertinent state law.

Overview


This step-by-step book covers the paralegal's role in the entire civil litigation process from initiating the litigation through appeals. State specific pocket parts for Texas, California, New York, Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania are available. These additional materials offer students in-depth coverage with numerous examples from pertinent state law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827371415
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Series:
West Paralegal Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
7.63(w) x 9.59(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword. Preface. INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL LITIGATION FOR THE PARALEGAL. Litigation and the Paralegal. The Courts and Jurisdiction. INITIATING LITIGATION. Preliminary Considerations. Interview and Investigation Prior to Litigation. The Initial Pleadings. Responses to the Initial Pleadings. Motion Practice. DISCOVERY. Overview of the Discovery Process. Depositions. Interrogatories. Physical and Mental Examinations. Request for Documentation. Requests for Admissions. PRETRIAL, TRIAL, AND POST-TRIAL. Settlements and Dismissals. Trial Techniques. Post-Trial Practice. Appendix A: Deposition Style of the Case. Appendix B: Computer Software and Service Vendors. Appendix C: The Trial Process. Glossary. Index.

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