LexisNexis Practice Guide: District of Columbia Contract Litigation
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LexisNexis Practice Guide: District of Columbia Contract Litigation is a new addition to the LexisNexis series of practice guides for District of Columbia attorneys. Created under the guidance of Editorial Consultant Richard P. Goldberg, a Principal at Goldberg & Goldberg, PLLC, a District of Columbia corporate and litigation practice, LexisNexis Practice Guide: District of Columbia Contract Litigation provides practical, step-by-step guidance on all phases of contract litigation in the District of Columbia.
The task-based format guides you through all potential claims, defenses, and other issues that might arise in an action involving contract claims. This guide simplifies the process of litigating a contract case by identifying the essential elements and setting them out in a comprehensive yet easy to understand way. Expert Insights are reflected throughout, with strategic points, warnings, traps, and other types of practice tips targeting issues of particular interest.
The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Applicable Law, Jurisdiction, and Venue
Chapter 2 Elements and Pleading the Case
Chapter 3 Interpretation, Modification, Waiver, Estoppel, and Rescission
Chapter 4 Causes of Action and Defenses
Chapter 5 Quasi-Contracts, Unjust Enrichment, and Related Causes of Action
Chapter 6 Special Contracts
Chapter 7 Remedies
Chapter 8 Allocating Damages for Breach of Contract
Chapter 9 Attorneys’ Fees and Costs
Chapter 10 Effect on Litigation of a Defendant’s Bankruptcy
Chapter 11 Electronic and Online Agreements