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. The sixth edition of this popular text, the only legal office procedure book to receive a 5-star rating on Amazon.com, is organized in a logical, step-by-step manner that provides the terminology, background, and knowledge of the legal procedures required to work in a law office. The text, simple and concise, is designed to assist students who have little or no background in the legal field. For practical applications, the Student Assignments at the end of each chapter provide relevant and interesting projects to complete that deal with various areas of the law. It provides instructors with a total program that is interesting and easy to teach.show more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 205.7 x 274.3 x 17.8mm | 816.48g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0130496219
  • 9780130496218

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, Trust, 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 1: Forms of Address. Appendix 2: Sample Captions of Court Documents. Index.show more

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