Legal Office Procedures

Legal Office Procedures

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For courses in Legal Office Procedures, Legal Procedures, Introduction to Legal Office Procedures, Legal Secretarial Procedures, Legal Support/Assistant Procedures, and Introduction to Paralegal/Legal Assisting. Designed as a total concepts/applications learning experience, this text presents basic legal concepts in various fields of law, outlines the preparation of documents commonly used in those fields, and provides hands-on examples and projects involving data from actual cases. The approach simplifies a complicated subject into a logical, meaningful course that prepares students for successful careers as law office support staff, and provides instructors with a total instructional program that is both interesting and easy to teach.show more

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  • Paperback | 389 pages
  • 205.74 x 264.16 x 15.24mm | 793.78g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • illustrations, forms, maps
  • 0130155977
  • 9780130155979

Table of contents

I. THE LAW OFFICE. 1. The Law Office. 2. Office Duties. 3. Computers and Office Systems. 4. Preparing Legal Correspondence. II. GENERAL INFORMATION. 5. History of Law. 6. The Court Structure. III. LITIGATION PROCEDURES. 7. Preparing Legal Documents. 8. The Lawsuit: Preparations for Trial. 9. The Lawsuit: Litigation and Discovery Procedures. IV. SUBSTANTIVE LAW. 10. Family Law. 11. Wills, Trusts, and Probate. 12. Business Organizations. 13. Real Estate. 14. Criminal Law. V. LEGAL RESEARCH. 15. Legal Research VI. GETTING A JOB. 16. Getting a Job. APPENDIX. Forms of Address Sample Captions of Court Documents. Index.show more

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