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Family Law Litigation Guide with Forms: Discovery, Evidence, Trial Practice

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Publisher: Matthew Bender
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ISBN: 9781579116279
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This is the only publication available that helps prepare you for every phase of matrimonial and family law pre-trial practice and related court proceedings. You'll get in-depth coverage of procedural and evidentiary rules, as well as practical "how to" guidance that helps you apply those rules in court. Whether you're a specialist or a general practitioner, your work will go faster with clearly-written analyses, practice points, convenient checklists, and more than 200 sample court-tested forms, including:

  • forms used in family law proceedings
  • practice checklists
  • sample motion papers
  • sample discovery devices
  • sample questions and answers that demonstrate and explain every aspect of questioning
    Four distinct units of coverage take you step-by-step through:
    • Law of Discovery
    • Discovery Practice
    • Law of Evidence
    • Trial Practice
      First published 1992.
  • Table of Contents


    VOLUME 1


    Unit I: The Law of Discovery in Matrimonial and Family Law Proceedings

    CHAPTER 1 The Scope of Discovery

    CHAPTER 2 Discovery Devices

    CHAPTERS 3 through 4 [Reserved]

    Unit II: Discovery Practice in Matrimonial and Family Law Proceedings

    CHAPTER 5 Planning Discovery

    CHAPTER 6 Interrogatories In Matrimonial and Family Law Proceedings

    CHAPTERS 7 through 8 [Reserved]

    CHAPTER 9 Production of Documents

    CHAPTER 10 The Role of Depositions in Matrimonial and Family Law Proceedings

    CHAPTER 11 Depositions in Custody, Support and Other Non-Property Family Law Proceedings

    CHAPTER 12 Depositions in Marital Property Proceedings


    VOLUME 2


    CHAPTER 13 Physical, Mental and Vocational Examinations

    CHAPTER 14 Requests for Admissions in Family Law Litigation

    CHAPTER 15 Use of Experts in the Discovery Process

    CHAPTERS 16 through 20 [Reserved]

    Unit III: Law of Evidence in Matrimonial and Family Law Proceedings

    CHAPTER 21 Admissibility of Evidence: Relevancy and Related Issues

    CHAPTER 22 Witnesses in Matrimonial and Family Law Cases

    CHAPTER 23 Hearsay in Matrimonial and Family Law Cases

    CHAPTER 24 Privileges in Matrimonial and Family Law Cases

    CHAPTERS 25 through 28 [Reserved]

    Unit IV: Trial Practice in Matrimonial and Family Law Proceedings

    CHAPTER 29 The Trial

    CHAPTERS 30 through 31 [Reserved]


    VOLUME 3


    CHAPTER 32 Trial of Marital Property Issues

    CHAPTER 33 Trial of Spousal Support Issues

    CHAPTER 34 Trial of Child Support Issues

    CHAPTER 35 Trial of a Custody Case

    CHAPTER 36 Trial of a Paternity Case

    CHAPTER 37 [Reserved]

    CHAPTER 38 Trial of Issues in Proceedings to Terminate Parental Rights


    VOLUME 4


    CHAPTER 39 Trial of Issues in Domestic Tort Cases

    CHAPTER 40 Trial of Issues in Domestic Violence Cases

    TABLE OF CASES

    INDEX