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NCJ Number: 82999 Find in a Library
Title: Paralegal Training Manual
Author(s): D E Larbalestrier
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 247
Sponsoring Agency: Prentice Hall
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Sale Source: Prentice Hall
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This on-the-job training manual provides step-by-step instructions in the performance of tasks that may be assigned a paralegal.
Abstract: The step-by-step format explains how to conduct a client interview, process a complaint from inception to trial, process a summons, prepare a summary judgment or motion, file a motion, prepare a brief, prepare an exhibit, work with probate files, and handle complex corporate matters. Also covered are handling rules of evidence, including prima facie cases; working with casualty claims, including liability, negligence, and malpractice suits; handling family law, including alimony and child support; handling real estate deals; processing a bankruptcy proceeding, including creditor's petition for bankruptcy; handling industrial claims, including all aspects of workmen's compensation; processing a contract transaction, including breach of contract and creditor-debtor disputes; handling a criminal case, including pretrial, trial, and appeal documents; and working with copyright registrations, trademarks, and trade secrets. The discussion also identifies scores of probable trouble spots, special procedures, and helpful hints from veterans of the legal world. Forms used in the various procedures are provided, and a subject index is included. (Publisher abstract modified)
Index Term(s): Paralegals
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