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Massachusetts Rules of Court - State, State KeyRules, Federal and Federal KeyRules, 2016 ed. (Vols. I-IIA, Massachusetts Court Rules)

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Format: Book - softbound
Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2016
Service #: 41134189
Sub #: 41134190
Pages: 4145
Publication frequency: As needed
Update method: No updating

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Massachusetts Rules of Court - State, State KeyRules, Federal and Federal KeyRules, 2016 ed. (Vols. I-IIA, Massachusetts Court Rules)

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Massachusetts Rules of Court – State, State KeyRules, Federal and Federal KeyRules (Vols. I-IIA) provides the rules of court and civil practice guides needed to practice before the state and federal courts of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Rules of Court - State (Vol. I) provides state rules of court, including:

  • Massachusetts Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure
  • Massachusetts Rules of Appellate Procedure
  • Rules of the Supreme Judicial Court
  • Massachusetts Appeals Court Rules for the Regulation of Appellate Practice
  • Trial Court Rules
  • District Courts and Boston Municipal Court Rules
  • Housing Court rules
  • Juvenile Court Rules for the Care and Protection of Children
  • Probate and Family Court Rules
  • And more

Massachusetts Rules of Court - Federal (Vol. II) provides federal rules of court, including:

  • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Forms
  • Federal Rules of Evidence
  • Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and Forms
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and Forms
  • Local Rules for the First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel
  • Local Rules of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Local Rules for United States Magistrates in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Rules of Procedure of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation
  • And more
Massachusetts Rules of Court - State KeyRules (Vol. IA) and Federal KeyRules (Vol. IIA) identify, organize, and provide, in outline format, the court rules, statutes, caselaw, and secondary sources needed to draft, file, and serve common civil court filings in the federal courts of Massachusetts. Each KeyRules outline corresponds to a specific pleading, motion, or discovery request, providing the applicable procedural rules and integrating them into sections by rule type (e.g., timing, format, filing and service, etc.). The procedural rule content is further enhanced with on-point caselaw and industry-leading Thomson Reuters secondary sources. KeyRules provides attorneys, paralegals, and other legal staff with the information needed to draft, file, and serve their court documents quickly and correctly. Key features include:
  • Outlines for more than a dozen of the most commonly filed pleadings, motions, and discovery requests
  • Clear, intuitive presentation of the applicable procedural rules by document type and rule type to easily locate procedural requirements throughout the drafting and filing process
  • Enhancement of rule content with on-point caselaw and industry-leading Thomson Reuters secondary sources for clear understanding of procedural requirements
  • Inclusion of corresponding court forms, filing checklists, and sample court documents to promote drafting and filing economies and reduce drafting and filing errors
  • Regular updates of KeyRules content to account for changes in law

Features

  • Combines rules with state-specific cases and multiple secondary materials to provide a clear understanding of rules and their application
  • Includes changes to several forms of Domestic Relations and Probate and Family Court
  • Provides a consolidated index for state rules
  • Contains Reporter's Notes in certain appellate procedure rules regarding child welfare cases
  • Contains amendments regarding bar discipline to SJC Rule 4:01 and two sections of Board of Bar Overseers
  • Provides a comprehensive, procedural guide to civil practice in Massachusetts Superior courts
  • Lists relevant state rules at the beginning of each document for convenient research
  • Provides an appendix with examples of filed documents and WestlawNext® search terms