Represent yourself in court : how to prepare & try a winning case / Paul Bergman, J.D. & Attorney Sara J. Berman ; cartoons by Mike Twohy.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Clinton Public Library - Clinton||347.735 BER (Text)||36806002066130||NEW ITEMS||Available||-|
|Union County Public Library - Liberty||NF 347.735 Ber (Text)||34194001123257||NF||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781413323085
- ISBN: 1413323081
- Physical Description: 536 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
- Edition: 9th edition.
- Publisher: Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2016.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Going it alone in court -- The courthouse and the courtroom -- Starting your case -- Pretrial procedures -- Investigating your case -- Settlement -- Pretrial motions -- Proving your case at trial : the plaintiff's perspective -- Proving your case at trial : the defendant's perspective -- Selecting the decision maker -- Opening statement -- Direct examination -- Cross-examination -- Closing argument -- Exhibits -- Basic rules of evidence -- Making and responding to objections -- Organizing a trial notebook -- Expert witnesses -- When your trial ends : judgments and appeals -- Representing yourself in family court -- Representing yourself in bankruptcy court -- Help beyond the book : people, places, and publications.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Sometimes it makes sense to handle a court case without an attorney. This book breaks down the trial process into easy-to-understand steps so that you can act as your own lawyer -- safely and efficiently. Whether you're a plaintiff or a defendant, this book will help you confidently handle a divorce, personal injury case, landlord/tenant dispute, breach of contract, small business dispute, or any other civil lawsuit. This edition has been revised with the latest rules and court procedures, and includes updated information on electronic discovery rules and fax filing procedures. Plus, you'll get enhanced materials on court assistance for pro per litigants and an expanded discussion of self-representation in bankruptcy court"-- Provided by publisher.
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