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Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Civil Discovery/Pretrial Civil Procedure DVD W/Svc

Quickly answer your daily pretrial civil procedure questions, from the time the client seeks representation through motions for summary judgment.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
DVD :4 volumes, loose-leaf, updated twice annually
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ISBN: 9780820558851
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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This Matthew Bender Practice Guide set on DVD includes California Civil Discovery and California Pretrial Civil Procedure and is the new standard in practice guides. You'll get unparalleled capability including streamlined chapter organization, precise guides on finding pertinent online information, cross references to additional relevant content, practice tips classified by type and highlighted by icons, an abundance of checklists, and the forms you need all in one place. Section headings include concise statements of law, so you can find answers to many of the most common questions just by reviewing the table of contents.

Our expert authors, unparalleled by any competing product, are currently active California civil litigation practitioners and judges who take you through all the major pretrial procedures for a civil case, including:

•  Client interviews and identification of parties.
•  Preparing and serving the plaintiff's complaint.
•  Filing the defendant's responses including answers and motions to dismiss or strike.
•  Provisional remedies such as injunctions.
•  Pretrial procedures such as law and motion procedure.
•  Ending the case before trial with motions for summary judgment, dismissal, or settlement.

All of this material is now offered in a convenient DVD format for ultra-portability and the convenience of copy-and-paste and other capabilities so you can take your practice to the next level. Get yours today and see what sets LexisNexis Matthew Bender Practice Guides apart from the competition.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Strategy and Planning

Chapter 2 Scope of Discovery

Chapter 3 Sanctions

Chapter 4 Law and Motion Procedure

Chapter 5 Discovery of Electronically Stored Information

Chapter 6 Oral Depositions in California

Chapter 7 Oral Depositions Outside of California

Chapter 8 Depositions on Written Questions

Chapter 9 Interrogatories

Chapter 10 Inspection of Documents, Tangible Things, and Land

Chapter 11 Physical and Mental Examinations

Chapter 12 Requests for Admissions

Chapter 13 Exchanging Expert Witness Information

Chapter 14 Preservation of Evidence

Chapter 15 Review of Discovery Orders

Discovery Act Correlation Tables


Chapter 1 Litigation Milestone Checklists

Chapter 2 Client Interview

Chapter 3 Beginning and Terminating the Attorney-Client Relationship

Chapter 4 Limitation of Actions

Chapter 5 Parties

Chapter 6 Determining Forum

Chapter 7 Complaints

Chapter 8 Service of Summons

Chapter 9 Motions to Quash and Other Objections to Personal Jurisdiction

Chapter 10 Dismissal for Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction

Chapter 11 Demurrers and Motions for Judgment on the Pleadings

Chapter 12 Motions to Strike

Chapter 13 Anti-SLAPP Motions

Chapter 14 Answers

Chapter 15 Reclassification of Cases

Chapter 16 Cross-Complaints

Chapter 17 Removal to Federal Court

Chapter 18 TROs and Preliminary Injunctions

Chapter 19 Attachment

Chapter 20 Claim and Delivery

Chapter 21 Lis Pendens

Chapter 22 Disqualification of Judge

Chapter 23 Case Management

Chapter 24 Pretrial ADR

Chapter 25 Reference

Chapter 26 Law and Motion Procedure

Chapter 27 Service of Papers

Chapter 28 Stipulations

Chapter 29 Motions to Reconsider and Renewed Motions

Chapter 30 Continuances

Chapter 31 Intervention

Chapter 32 Notice of Related Cases, Consolidation, Coordination, and Severance of Actions

Chapter 33 Class Actions

Chapter 34 Amended and Supplemental Pleadings

Chapter 35 Sanctions

Chapter 36 Defaults and Motions for Relief

Chapter 37 Settlement and Release

Chapter 38 Summary Judgment

Chapter 39 Voluntary Dismissal

Chapter 40 Dismissal for Delay in Bringing to Trial