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Civil Procedure Before Trial (The Rutter Group California Practice Guide)

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Brand: The Rutter Group
Copyright: 2008-2017
ISBN: 9780314893741
Publication frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update method: N/A

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Civil Procedure Before Trial (The Rutter Group California Practice Guide)


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Civil litigation experts offer invaluable practice pointers in Civil Procedure Before Trial. This set includes step-by-step pretrial procedure guidance, beginning with client intake and continuing through commencing the action and bringing it to trial. This practice guide contains detailed coverage of jurisdiction, pleadings, motion practice, discovery, and more.

Citing the latest cases available, plus statutes and rules of court, this litigators' bible includes proven strategies, tactics, time-saving tips, and illustrations. It develops each topic and procedure so you know when, where, and how to proceed. Contents cover:

  • Prelawsuit considerations
  • Parties to the action
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Summons
  • Defaults
  • Pleadings and attacking the pleadings
  • Discovery
  • Law and motion
  • Provisional remedies
  • Sanctions
  • Summary judgment and adjudication
  • Dismissals
  • Case management and trial setting
  • Settlement procedures
  • Judicial arbitration
  • Class and representative actions