LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Civil Pretrial Practice

LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Civil Pretrial Practice

by Raymond P. Ausrotas

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Containing over 60 checklists, 150 practice tips, and dozens of crucial forms, this portable, task-oriented guide to the technical and legal aspects of pretrial practice provides authoritative analysis and solutions in the following areas:

•  Obtaining jurisdiction;
•  Determining venue;
•  Obtaining TRO or preliminary injunction;
•  Attachments and trustee process;
•  Lis Pendens;
•  Drafting, filing and serving complaint and summons;
•  Requesting or waiving jury trial;
•  Responsive pleadings;
•  Motions addressed to pleadings;
•  Cross-claims;
•  Claims against third parties;
•  Joinder, intervention and interpleaders;
•  Anti-SLAPP statute;
•  Single justice practice;
•  Interrogatories;
•  Document requests;
•  Discovery of facts known and opinions held by experts;
•  Depositions;
•  Objecting to discovery requests;
•  Protective orders;
•  Discovery sanctions;
•  Amended and supplemental pleadings;
•  Requesting and using admissions;
•  Summary judgment; and
•  Consolidation, severance and separate trials.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781522199724
Publisher: LexisNexis
Publication date: 08/14/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Jurisdiction and Venue
Chapter 2 Preliminary Relief
Chapter 3 Complaint and Service
Chapter 4 Responding: Dismissal, Answers, Affirmative Defenses and Counterclaims
Chapter 5 Cross-Claims and Interpleader, Intervention and Third Party Practice
Chapter 6 Interlocutory Relief: Anti-Slapp and Single Justice Practice
Chapter 7 Interrogatories and Document Requests
Chapter 8 Depositions
Chapter 9 Scope of Discovery: Objections, Protective Orders and Sanctions
Chapter 10 Amended and Supplemental Pleadings, Requests for Admission
Chapter 11 Summary Judgments
Chapter 12 Completing Discovery and Preparing for Trial

Forms Appendix
Appendix A Massachusetts Superior Court Standing Order 1-88: Time Standards
Appendix B Superior Court Standing Order 1-09
Appendix C Timetable for Massachusetts Civil Practice

Table of Cases

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