California Civil Procedure Before Trial. Fourth Edition. Linda Anthenian Compton. Oakland, Calif.: California Education of the Bar. 3 Volumes. Looseleaf format. Current through June 2019 update. Ex-library, very good. Publisher's Price USD 479. Special $125. * An indispensable source of information, this book helps you effectively tackle pretrial litigation from first client contact, through pleadings and law and motion matters, to preparing yourself for the best outcome whether through settlement, arbitration, or trial. Filled with sample forms. Coverage includes: Conflicts of interest and new clients; When clients do not pay: fee collection through mandatory fee arbitration procedures; Jurisdiction and venue; Ascertaining parties and drafting complaints; Serving process and papers; Responsive pleadings; Federal court removal; Law and motion practice and procedures; Terminating actions without trial; Case management conferences, time delays, and complex cases.
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