LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Civil Pretrial Practice

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Containing over 60 checklists, 150 practice tips, and dozens of crucial forms, this portable, task-oriented guide to the technical and legal aspects of pretrial practice provides authoritative analysis and solutions in the following areas:

•  Obtaining jurisdiction;
•  Determining venue;
•  Obtaining TRO or preliminary injunction;
•  Attachments and trustee process;
•  Lis Pendens;
•  Drafting, filing and serving complaint and summons;
•  Requesting or waiving jury trial;
•  Responsive pleadings;
•  Motions addressed to pleadings;
•  Cross-claims;
•  Claims against third parties;
•  Joinder, intervention and interpleaders;
•  Anti-SLAPP statute;
•  Single justice practice;
•  Interrogatories;
•  Document requests;
•  Discovery of facts know and opinions held by experts;
•  Depositions;
•  Objecting to discovery requests;
•  Protective orders;
•  Discovery sanctions;
•  Amended and supplemental pleadings;
•  Requesting and using admissions;
•  Summary judgment; and
•  Consolidation, severance and separate trials.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Jurisdiction and Venue

Chapter 2  Preliminary Relief

Chapter 3  Complaint and Service

Chapter 4  Responding: Dismissal, Answers, Affirmative Defenses and Counterclaims

Chapter 5  Cross-Claims, Interpleader and Third Party Practice

Chapter 6  Interlocutory Relief: Anti-Slapp and Single Justice Practice

Chapter 7  Interrogatories and Document Requests

Chapter 8  Depositions

Chapter 9  Scope of Discovery: Objections, Protective Orders and Sanctions

Chapter 10  Amended and Supplemental Pleadings, Requests for Admission

Chapter 11  Summary Judgment

Chapter 12  Completing Discovery and Preparing for Trial



Forms Appendix

Table of Cases

Index