Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Trial and Post-Trial Civil Procedure

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From preparing for trial and tailoring procedure to local rules to presenting the case and attacking or defending the judgment, Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Trial and Post-Trial Civil Procedure brings you confidently up to speed on every issue, procedure, and detail you'll likely encounter in California trial and post-trial proceedings.

Authored by experts with over 100 years of combined legal experience and updated twice a year, this guidance-packed resource helps you successfully make the most of every step involving:

• Preparing for Trial
• Jury Selection
• Witness Preparation
• Burden of Proof and Persuasion
• Motions During Trial
• Closing Argument
• Jury Instructions
• Judgments
• Motions for Judgment, New Trial or Mistrial
• Contempt
• Entry of Judgment
• Much more

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Table of contents

Volume 1

Chapter 1 Preparing for Trial

Chapter 2 Public Access to Trial and Records

Chapter 3 Notice of Trial

Chapter 4 Final Pretrial Conference

Chapter 5 Non-Jury Trials

Chapter 6 Jury Selection

Chapter 7 Compelling Witness Attendance and Witness Preparation

Chapter 8 Interpreters

Chapter 9 Burden of Proof and Persuasion

Chapter 10 Opening Statement

Chapter 11 Questioning Witnesses and Objections

Chapter 12 Motion for Nonsuit and Other Motions During Trial

Chapter 13 Motion for Judgment

Chapter 14 Motion for Directed Verdict

Chapter 15 Closing Argument

Chapter 16 Jury Instructions

Chapter 17 Dealing With the Jury

Chapter 18 Jury Verdicts

Volume 2

Chapter 19 Introduction to Judgments

Chapter 20 Motions for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict

Chapter 21 Motion for New Trial

Chapter 22 Motion for Mistrial

Chapter 23 Contempt

Chapter 24 Costs

Chapter 25 Collecting Attorney's Fees From Client

Chapter 25A Recovering Attorney's Fees From the Other Party

Chapter 26 Entry of Judgment

Chapter 27 Motion to Vacate Judgment and Enter Different Judgment

Chapter 28 Correcting and Modifying Judgment

Chapter 29 Setting Aside Judgments and Orders

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes