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California Family Law For Paralegals

Author : Marshall W. Waller
ISBN : 9781454861317
Genre : Law
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Focused squarely on the California Family Code, California Family Law for Paralegals integrates statutory law and judicial interpretation into a cohesive general discussion of all aspects of the state's family law. Its practical, straightforward approach is designed to teach the basics to paralegal students, and powerful pedagogy makes it stand apart from most books on California Law. Chapter Overviews and Summaries, exercises, Key Terms, and a glossary combine with examples of all the key Judicial Council forms used in the practice of family law in California. Comprehensive coverage explores all the key topics and developments in this constantly evolving area of the law. Thoroughly updated, the revised Sixth Edition reflects important changes in the law, with new cases and statutes, including status of California State Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. As a result, all forms have been completely updated. A new discussion advises how technology can make family law practice more effective. Hallmark features of California Family Law for Paralegals: Focused on the California Family Code integrates statutory law and judicial interpretation cohesive discussion of all aspects of family law Practical, straightforward approach designed to teach the basics Includes examples of all key Judicial Council forms used in California family law Powerful pedagogy surpasses most books on California law Chapter Overviews Chapter Summaries exercises Key Terms glossary Comprehensive coverage of all key topics and developments Thoroughly updated, the revised Sixth Edition: Reflects changes in the law new cases and statutes status of California State Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage Forms completely updated. New discussion of technology to make family law practice more effective
Category: Law

The California Family Law Paralegal

Author : Dianna L. Noyes
ISBN : 1611635616
Genre : Law
File Size : 77.50 MB
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The Third Edition of The California Family Law Paralegal is today's method for students and entry level paralegals to learn the theory and practice of their profession within the specific framework of California's laws. Paralegal students and entry level paralegals will enjoy this topical course book and will refer to it again and again as a valuable desk reference in their daily work as a paralegal. This text provides in depth information about the use of Judicial Council forms and other specialized pleadings found in California. Practical exhibits and examples for students and all levels of paralegals are included, as well as sample tests, test questions, and research projects to round out their education. This edition includes the recent changes in California law that relate to the revised statutory definition of marriage, along with as much relevant information as is available at press time in this evolving area of family law. This comprehensive textbook for students and practicing paralegals in California covers the basic nuts and bolts of family law practice using a balanced approach of theory and application.
Category: Law

California Family Law Handbook For Paralegals

Author : L. W. Greenberg
ISBN : 1530070775
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This is the First Edition of the California Family Law Handbook. It has been endorsed by two California judges who agree that this book is easy to read and understand and a great book for paralegals. It was written by an attorney who practiced family law for 25 years and currently teaches family law to paralegals. The companion workbook (California Family Law Workbook) has questions for every chapter and student assignments. This textbook is a comprehensive family law book and the only book on the market today that includes all of the important family law cases, codes and California Rules of Court. The Table of Contents is detailed enough to use for research and it has a large, extensive index. This is the book that family law paralegals and instructors have been wishing for. There is an Instructor's Manual that can be requested. It contains syllabi for 10, 12 and 15 week courses and a substantial test bank. A workbook at a special price can also be requested. Make all requests at the book's website.
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Family Law For Paralegals

Author : George Kent
ISBN : 0073376973
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 20.73 MB
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Family Law for Paralegals provides the student with a practical guide to family law, including material that allows the student to understand the paralegal’s role in the family law firm. The book is written in a manner that is readily accessible to the student and uses a variety of hands-on assignments that provide the student the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in each chapter to real world situations. The text is divided into two parts: Part I emphasizes the legal concepts associated with Family Law; Part II introduces the student to the legal procedures associated with Family Law. The Paralegal Supersite Site
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Family Law For Paralegals

Author : J. Shoshanna Ehrlich
ISBN : 9781454873396
Genre : Law
File Size : 69.53 MB
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Family Law for Paralegals, 7E is a comprehensive text for family law, offering complete coverage of the basics of family law, combined with historical context and insight into topics of current interest. This thoughtful and carefully written textbook offers the nuts-and-bolts of the law, framed in historical context and include exposure to some of the most dynamic issues in family law today. The text’s comprehensive coverage includes basic coverage of the issues of marriage and divorce, as well as cutting-edge issues such as non-marital families, child abuse and neglect, child support and custody, and same-sex marriage. Features: Detailed treatment of Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges striking down bans on marriages between same-sex partners on federal constitutional grounds Added discussion about emerging recognition of domestic violence as a human rights violation Discussion of expanded protections under the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 for both Native American women who are abused by non-Native perpetrators and same-sex victims of abuse Expanded section on interstate child support cases, with new material on international support actions under a recent Hague Convention Expanded section on post-majority child support focused on enlarging parental obligations to correspond to the new reality of today’s young adults An added section about some of the continuing ambiguities/complexities of interstate child custody cases under the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act A new section on the Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act A new section on e-mediation A new section on the Indian Child Welfare Act that is intended to reverse historical disregard for tribal relations of Native Peoples
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Ethics And Professional Responsibility For Paralegals

Author : Therese A. Cannon
ISBN : 9781454873372
Genre : Law
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With complete coverage of the ethical principles that inform the role of the paralegal, Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals, Eighth Edition is ideal for use as either a primary course book, or a supplementary text. An authoritative presentation combined with clear and readable pedagogy enriches all levels of inquiry into the ethics of legal practice. Key Benefits: Comprehensive coverage of the professional responsibilities of paralegals, illuminated with chapter overviews, key terms, and a student-friendly organization. Discussion questions with hypotheticals and review questions in each chapter. Landmark cases, many involving paralegals, that demonstrate how the principles and rules of ethics are applied. Updated ethics opinions, with a focus on technology and social media, supported by new hypotheticals. Expanded coverage of how technology is affecting various aspects of ethics and practice, including confidentiality and privilege, competence, conflicts of interest and advertising. Many new cases including: State Bar v. Lang (unauthorized practice of law), Committee v. JPMorgan Chase (competence), Lola v. Skadden (professionalism), Pension Committee v. Banc of America Securities (advocacy), and McDermott v. Superior Court (confidentiality).
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California Property Law For Paralegals

Author : D. Patrick O'Laughlin
ISBN : 9781454860143
Genre : Law
File Size : 78.83 MB
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Designed to simplify material while maximizing student interest, California Property Law for Paralegals is a well-organized, clearly written, practical text. This concise yet comprehensive book will provide students the tools they need but will not overwhelm them because it is geared specifically to the needs of paralegal students. Written so that class lectures can be prepared with ease, this text features: Practical problem solving exercises and hypotheticals presented in an interesting and attention-grabbing style with an eye to engaging the reader Ethical issues discussed throughout the text that challenge the students and prepare them for practice An option for instructors to encourage students to draft assignments in IRAC form to better prepare students for the workplace and to make grading easier for instructors Chapters ending with a review of important terms, concepts, definitions, and chapter review questions. The author engages both students and instructors with four special features intended to facilitate mastering the law through practical application: Judge for a Day uses a paraphrased judicial opinion or fact pattern that does not reveal the holding of the case. Students are asked to predict the judge's ruling. These can be used to trigger classroom discussion or used in a mock trial. The Client Comes Calling presents a challenge or task that a paralegal may encounter in the course of an ordinary day in a law firm. This feature spotlights ethical considerations and also introduces students to the business side of the practice of law. Sharpening the Saw: An Exercise in Issue Spotting trains paralegals to think like legal professionals. Students are asked to read a set of facts and then to identify and effectively convey the issue in writing. This feature is presented in such a way that an instructor can determine how much emphasis to place on legal writing. Out of the Ivory Tower reminds students that clients use law firms to solve problems. This feature encourages creative thinking and a focus on the "big picture." Without a doubt, California Property Law for Paralegals is your best alternative for an easy to teach, focused, California-specific property text aimed specifically at paralegals.
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Personal Injury And The Law Of Torts For Paralegals

Author : Emily Lynch Morissette
ISBN : 9781454887171
Genre : Law
File Size : 37.7 MB
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This text for the paralegal course emphasizes personal injury and medical information useful in litigating torts cases. The text has two in-depth chapters on litigation before and during trial. It provides paralegal students with the foundational information on torts and teaches them how to apply the skills they will need when working as personal injury paralegals. The text features teachable and comprehensive coverage, beginning with an introduction to the concept of torts and then moving into each element of negligence. The book then tackles medical malpractice as a type of negligence. Intentional torts are covered next, followed by a chapter on workers’ compensation. The book concludes with chapters on how to discover medical records, tort discovery, and litigation. An introduction to medicine is provided as an appendix. A special emphasis is given to medical information specifically related to personal injury, including a guide on how to obtain medical records and how to understand those records.
Category: Law

California Legal Secretary

Author : Marlene Hazlewood
ISBN : 9781945421853
Genre : Law
File Size : 71.12 MB
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California Legal Secretary Filing procedures are seldom found in either traditional practice guides, or on the Web. Colleagues with experience in the area may be unavailable. Courts clerks are hard to reach. When you need ready and reliable answers to procedure questions, turn to Marlene Hazlewood's California Legal Secretary. Written specifically for those who have to quickly prepare and file legal documents, California Legal Secretary contains: • Concise statements of procedure • Completed forms • Detailed completion and filing instructions Hundreds of attorneys and paralegals own and rely on California Legal Secretary. They use the book to quickly find the specific nuts and bolts how-to information that is seldom found in traditional practice guides. Here, in one affordable book, are detailed procedures and model forms to speed and simplify your court filings and transactions: 1. Detailed procedures Dozens of procedure checklists are provided, each cross-referenced to the applicable forms. You receive specific, step-by-step instructions: • Content and format of pleadings, discovery documents, motions and briefs • How to file all types of forms • Service requirements • Deadlines and fees 2. Model forms Hundreds of completed forms are supplied – in both print and digital formats – for the most common types of litigation and transactions: • California and federal civil litigation • Family law • Real property • Corporations • Landlord/tenant • Wills and probate Hundreds of Step-by-Step Guidelines Written in plain English, with no confusing statutory language or legalese, the instructions are given in quick-reading outline format with no extra law to wade through—only the rules and procedures you need. The forms are completed so you know what to place where, and memory-prodding checklists keep you from omitting any key steps. California Legal Secretary will help you to: • File suit against a public entity • Commence an unlawful detainer action • Execute disclosure and discovery documents • Commence workers' compensation proceedings • And much, much more! For a complete and comprehensive guide to California legal procedures, turn to California Legal Secretary. Find definitions, background information, step-by-step guidelines, statement of procedure and plenty of sample forms to help you file documents correctly the first time.
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A Survival Guide For Paralegals

Author : Alan Gelb
ISBN : 1401814336
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 43.84 MB
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This work offers tips from successful legal professionals on how to survive on the job as a paralegal. The book discusses paralegal work issues, asking for a raise, and office politics, and gives advice on the job search, administrative responsibilities, time management, and juggling work and family.
Category: Business & Economics