Mississippi Civil Litigation

Mississippi Civil Litigation provides practical, step-by-step guidance on the phases of civil procedure in Mississippi courts for attorneys and judges engaged in civil litigation from pretrial to trial to appeals, including the forms you need for effective practice.
Publisher: Matthew Bender

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Print Book:1 Volume, Softbound
2024 Edition
ISBN: 9781663353979
Estimated: July 01, 2024
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Mississippi Civil Litigation provides practical, step-by-step guidance on the phases of civil procedure in Mississippi courts for attorneys and judges engaged in civil litigation.

Key features and benefits:

• Coverage of court rules — many of the practical details of pretrial procedure are governed by state and local rules.
• Multiple forms -- saves hours of drafting time.
• Provides guidance on current practical issues in pretrial procedure, including such topics as:

o Structure and jurisdiction of the Mississippi courts.
o Subject matter and personal jurisdiction.
o Parties.
o Venue and recusal.
o Complaints and summons.
o Motions practice.
o Discovery.
o Mediation.
o Jury demands and scheduling.
o Trial procedure.
o Judgments and post-trial motions.
o Post-judgment remedies.
o Appellate procedure.

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Table of contents

Ch 1 Overview of Mississippi’s Legal System

Ch 2 Overview of a Civil Action

Ch 3 Pre-Litigation Considerations

Ch 4 Preparing the Complaint

Ch 5 Commencing the Action

Ch 6 Default Judgments

Ch 7 Responding to the Commencement of an Action: Pre-Pleading Motions

Ch 8 Pleading and Other Responses to a Claim

Ch 9 Discovery

Ch 10 Pre-Trial Actions and Trial Procedure

Ch 11 Judgments and Post-Trial Motions

Ch 12 Provisional and Post-Judgment Remedies and Enforcement

Ch 13 Appellate Procedure

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes

Index