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Massachusetts Rules of Court - State and State KeyRules, 2017 ed. (Vols. I & IA, Massachusetts Court Rules)

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Format: Book - softbound
Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2017
Service #: 41134181
Sub #: 41134182
Pages: 1943
Shelf Space: 4 in.
Publication frequency: As needed
Update method: No updating

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Massachusetts Rules of Court - State and State KeyRules, 2017 ed. (Vols. I & IA, Massachusetts Court Rules)

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Massachusetts Rules of Court – State and State KeyRules (Vols. I & IA) provides the rules of court and civil practice guides needed to practice before the state 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 - State KeyRules (Vol. IA) identifies, organizes, and provides, in outline format, the court rules, statutes, caselaw, and secondary sources needed to draft, file, and serve common civil court filings in the state 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 secondary materials for a clear understanding of rules and their application
  • Provides an appendix with examples of filed documents and Westlaw® search terms
  • Lists relevant state rules at the beginning of each document for convenient research
  • Contains Reporter's Notes in certain appellate procedure rules regarding child welfare cases
  • Provides a comprehensive procedural guide to civil practice in Massachusetts Superior Courts
  • Includes changes to several forms of Domestic Relations and Probate and Family Court
  • Contains amendments regarding bar discipline to SJC Rule 4:01 and two sections of Board of Bar Overseers
  • Provides a consolidated index for state rules