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Legal Professional's Handbook

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Brand: The Rutter Group
Copyright: 2008-2023
Service #: 11226947
Sub #: 11226948
Shelf Space: 8 in.
Publication Frequency: Updated annually
Update format: Replacement pages

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90 days  (details)

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Legal Professional's Handbook



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For more than 85 years, the Legal Professional’s Handbook, created by Legal Professionals, Incorporated, has been the ultimate resource guide for the staffs of thousands of California law offices and firms. It provides step-by-step instructions for major areas of law practice — both civil and criminal — and focuses on deadlines, fees, number of copies, and all other details needed to do the job right the first time.

This deskbook is written and reviewed by experienced legal secretaries and attorneys, with years of practical know-how and expertise in each area covered. It includes practice-tested forms for pleadings, motions, business documents, transmittal letters, and more.

Contents covered include:

  • California court system
  • Statutes of limitation/jurisdiction
  • Attachment/other provisional remedies
  • Commencement of civil actions
  • Discovery in civil actions
  • Pretrial and judgment in civil actions
  • Post-judgment proceedings
  • Civil appeals and writs
  • ADR
  • Foreclosures: Mortgages and trust deeds and mechanic's liens
  • Unlawful detainer
  • Federal civil procedure and appeals
  • Bankruptcy
  • Family law
  • Adoptions
  • Criminal law and procedure
  • Probate proceedings: estates of decedents, guardianships/conservatorships, and trust law
  • Workers' compensation
  • California commercial code
  • Corporations and limited partnerships
  • Intellectual property law: Copyrights, trademarks, and patents
  • Real estate