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
• Motions for Judgment, New Trial or Mistrial
• Entry of Judgment
• Much more
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Table of contents
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
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