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California Judges Benchbook: Small Claims Court and Consumer Law, 2020 ed.

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Format: Book - softbound
Brand: Bancroft Whitney
Copyright: 2020
ISBN: 9781539290278
Service #: 14850882
Sub #: 14850881
Pages: 430
Shelf Space: 1 in.
Publication Frequency: Updated annually
Update format: Replacement pamphlets

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Written from the judge's point of view, California Judges Benchbook: Small Claims Court and Consumer Law provides the law and procedures needed by judicial officers and pro tem judges who handle matters in small claims court and consumer law. This book was prepared under the direction of the Small Claims Benchbook Judicial Planning Committee, and published in cooperation with the California Center for Judicial Education and Research (CJER). It explores the philosophy of small claims law, how to prepare a small claims case, matters to be dealt with at the beginning of a case, and issues faced while conducting the trial.

The text also examines:

  • Consumer protection laws
  • Landlord-tenant issues
  • Damage and interest claims
  • Equitable relief
  • Judgments
  • Proceedings after judgment, including appeal