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Represent yourself in court : how to prepare & try a winning case / Paul Bergman, J.D. & Attorney Sara J. Berman ; cartoons by Mike Twohy.

Bergman, Paul, 1943- author. (Author). Berman-Barrett, Sara J., 1964- author. (Added Author). Twohy, Mike, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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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 -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon LEGAL 347.735 BER 2016 (Text) 34330512933087 Adult - Legal Available -
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello 347.735 BERGMAN (Text) 37743002194712 Adult New Book Shelf In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 347.735 Bergman (Text) 31208912491000 new non-fiction Available -
Union County Public Library - Liberty NF 347.735 Ber (Text) 34194001123257 NF Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781413323085
  • ISBN: 1413323081
  • Physical Description: 536 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Ninth edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2016.

Content descriptions

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.
Subject: Trial practice > United States > Popular works.
Civil procedure > United States > Popular works.
Pro se representation > United States > Popular works.
Genre: Law for laypersons.

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