Substantive Law for the Legal Professional / Edition 1

Substantive Law for the Legal Professional / Edition 1

by Judy A. Long
     
 

Substantive Law for the Legal Professional is a text that includes extensive coverage of the different areas of substantive law and is geared to a legal secretary or other legal professional program, as well as serving as a valuable reference in a law office. The various substantive law specialties are explained in clear and concise language that is readily and

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Overview

Substantive Law for the Legal Professional is a text that includes extensive coverage of the different areas of substantive law and is geared to a legal secretary or other legal professional program, as well as serving as a valuable reference in a law office. The various substantive law specialties are explained in clear and concise language that is readily and easily understood by students, and each chapter in the text includes key words, state specific information boxes, and review questions. There are practical simulated problems for the student to solve that will strengthen their skills as they train to be a legal professional. Sample documents, charts, and figures give the student insight into the law office experience. The goal of the text is to provide the student with practical information about substantive law that they can take with them as a professional into the law office.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418018375
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/08/2007
Series:
West Legal Studies (Paperback) Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Judy A. Long, J.D., is a retired College Professor/ Paralegal Program Director and retired Attorney and has written several books focusing on paralegal education.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Background of Substantive Law. Chapter 2: Contract Law. Chapter 3: Sales and Commercial Paper. Chapter 4: Business Organizations. Chapter 5: Civil Law and Procedures. Chapter 6: Criminal Law. Chapter 7: Family Law. Chapter 8: Estate Planning. Chapter 9: Probate Law. Chapter 10: bankruptcy Law. Chapter 11: Property Law. Chapter 12: Legal Research. Chapter 13: Patent Law

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