Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Contract Litigation

Select a format

Print Book :2 volumes, looseleaf
ISBN: 9780820558714
In Stock
Price
$541.00
QTY
eBook :mobi
2015
ISBN: 9781579118891
In Stock
Price
$491.00
Best value
QTY
eBook :epub
2015
ISBN: 9781579118891
In Stock
Price
$491.00
Best value
QTY
International Order Inquiry

Product details

View a sample of this title using the ReadNow feature

Now you can more quickly and confidently navigate the ins-and-outs of California contract law and contract litigation with Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Contract Litigation, a powerful dual media research solution that offers expert guidance on the full range of legal and practice issues that are likely to arise in California cases arising out of contracts.

The task-based format guides you through all potential claims, defenses, and other issues that might arise in an action arising out of a contract. Insights from California experts are reflected throughout, with strategic points, warnings, traps, and other types of practice tips targeting issues of particular interest. Other features include checklists, elements of causes of action, examples of recent cases applying the principles being discussed, extensive cross-references to relevant CACI and Matthew Bender jury instructions and forms for complaints, answers, and points and authorities illustrating these causes of action.

You'll find concise, up-to-date coverage of:
• Jurisdiction and choice of law issues
• Arbitration and mediation
• Damages
• Equitable remedies
• Various grounds for attacking the validity of a contract, including basic contract elements, fraud, unconscionability, public policy, mistake and many more
• Rules for construction and interpretation of contracts
• Breach of contract claims, as well as special rules applicable to contracts for sale of goods under the Uniform Commercial Code
• Recovery of costs and attorney's fees
• Pleading requirements for specific causes of action and affirmative defenses

What's more, this Practice Guide is fully integrated with the LexisNexis Total Research System to provide easy access to relevant online resources, including public records, Matthew Bender Practice Guide series for California, Matthew Bender analytical materials, California and national news sources, and more.

Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Contract Litigation is a peerless one-stop source of expert guidance and support covering California contract actions.

Matthew Bender California Practice Guides: The Fresh New Perspective in California Research

Matthew Bender California Practice Guides redefine what first-class research support is all about. These peerless dual media tools combine the convenience of the printed word with the reach of online access to help you work smarter and faster - and get more of what you're searching for easier.

With each Practice Guide, expert task-oriented analyses are just the beginning. Checklists, practice tips, examples, explanatory notes, forms, cross-referencing to other Practice Guides and online linking to Matthew Bender's vast suite of publications all combine to deliver the fast, full and confident understanding you seek.

Featuring more of what you’re looking for in a comprehensive research system - a task-based format, thorough yet concise content, citable expert insight, twice-a-year updating, a superior print/online interface, sample searches and so much more - Matthew Bender California Practice Guides will help lift your efforts to a whole new level of success.

Authors / Contributors

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Chapter 1 Determining the Applicable Law

Chapter 2 Determining What Causes of Action Exist

Chapter 3 Determining Jurisdiction and Venue in Contract Actions

Chapter 4 Determining Applicable Statute of Limitations and Effect on Potential Action

Chapter 5 Determining Whether to Arbitrate or Litigate

Chapter 6 Using or Opposing Provisional Remedies in Contract Actions

Chapter 7 Seeking or Opposing Damages in Contract Actions

Chapter 8 Seeking or Opposing Equitable Remedies in Contract Actions

Chapter 9 Seeking or Opposing Quantum Meruit or Quantum Valebant Recovery in Contract Actions

Chapter 10 Seeking or Opposing Statutory Remedies in Contract Actions

Chapter 11 Seeking or Opposing Declaratory Relief in Contract Matters

Chapter 12 Recovering Attorney's Fees and Costs in Contract Litigation

Chapter 13 Attacking or Defending Existence of Contract - Absence of Essential Element

Chapter 14 Attacking or Defending Existence of Contract - Lack of Capacity

Chapter 15 Attacking or Defending Existence of Contract - Failure to Comply With Applicable Formalities

Chapter 16 Attacking or Defending Existence of Contract - Mistake

Chapter 17 Attacking or Defending Existence of Contract - Fraud, Duress, Menace, and Undue Influence



Volume 2

Chapter 18 Asserting or Defending Claim That Contract Is Illegal, Contrary to Public Policy, or Unconscionable

Chapter 19 Seeking or Opposing Recovery As Third Party Beneficiary of Contract

Chapter 20 Asserting Agency Issues in Contract Actions

Chapter 21 Asserting a Particular Construction of Contract

Chapter 22 Suing or Defending Action for Breach of Contract

Chapter 23 Suing or Defending Action for Breach of Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

Chapter 24 Suing or Defending Action for Breach of Warranty

Chapter 25 Seeking Recovery for Unauthorized Disclosure of Confidential or Proprietary Information

Chapter 26 Contract for Sale of Goods - Seeking Remedies Under California Commercial Code

Chapter 27 Contract for Sale of Goods - Attacking or Defending Existence of Contract Under California Commercial Code

Chapter 28 Contract for Sale of Goods - Suing or Defending Action for Breach of Contract Under California Commercial Code

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes

Index