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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.). Berman-Barrett, Sara J., 1964- (author.). Twohy, Mike, (illustrator.).

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  • 6 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Clinton PL - Clinton 347.735 BER (Text) 36806002066130 NON-FICTION 2ND FLOOR Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington 347.735 BER (Text) 32572000564708 CVBPLC Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 347.73 BERGMAN (Text) 37500004435646 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon LEGAL 347.735 BER 2016 (Text) 34330512933087 Adult - Legal Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello 347.735 BERGMAN (Text) 37743002194712 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 06/01/2018
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 347.735 Bergman (Text) 31208912491000 non-fiction Checked out 06/04/2018
Union Co PL - Liberty NF 347.735 Ber (Text) 34194001123257 NF Available -
Whiting Public Library 347.73054 B456 (Text) 51735011775219 Adult department Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 347.504 BERGMAN (Text) 33946003218042 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Checked out 06/05/2018

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  • ISBN: 9781413323085
  • ISBN: 1413323081
  • Physical Description: 536 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 9th 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.
Subject: Trial practice > United States > Popular works.
Civil procedure > United States > Popular works.
Pro se representation > United States > Popular works.
LAW / Courts.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Small Business.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Law for laypersons.

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