LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Contract Litigation
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LexisNexis® Practice Guide: Washington Contract Litigation is a new addition to the LexisNexis series of practice guides for Washington attorneys. Created under the guidance of Editorial Consultants Robert J. Guite, partner at the Seattle office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, and Stephen C. Willey, partner at the Seattle office of Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP, LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Contract Litigation provides practical, step-by-step guidance on all phases of contract litigation in Washington.
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. Insights from Washington experts 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 - Determining Applicable Law
Chapter 2 - Interpretation and Construction of Contracts in Washington
Chapter 3 - Suing on and Defending Against an Action for Breach of Contract
Chapter 4 - Determining Whether to Arbitrate or Litigate
Chapter 5 - Determining What Causes of Action Exist
Chapter 6 - Effecting Modification and Waiver
Chapter 7 - Seeking or Opposing Equitable Remedies in Contract Actions
Chapter 8 - Using or Opposing Provisional Remedies in Contract Actions
Chapter 9 - Seeking or Opposing Declaratory Relief in Contract Matters
Chapter 10 - Establishing Breach of Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
Chapter 11 - Understanding the Uniform Commercial Code
Chapter 12 - Recovering Attorneys’ Fees and Costs in Contract Litigation