Basics of Legal Document Preparation

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Author: Robert R. Cummins

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780827367999

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 333

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Basics of Legal Document Preparation provides essential knowledge necessary for students to determine the appropriate legal document required in any given situation. It also provides the technical skills required for students to prepare each document. The book is divided into three sections with the first consisting of goals, forms, instruments, pleading and general American jurisprudence. The second section focuses on instruments such as contracts, real estate transactions, wills, and trusts. And the third section is comprised of legal pleadings for many specific areas of law such as bankruptcy, criminal and appellate practices, federal practice, and domestic relations.

Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

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Author: Jonathan S. Lynton,Terri Mick Lyndall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780827355040

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 392

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Starting with an overview of ethics in legal practice, this book introduces learners to this fascinating and vitally important aspect of law. Readers will learn the major areas where ethical dilemmas arise, and what to expect in specialized fields such as family and criminal law. Confidentiality, conflict of interest, and unauthorized practice are among the subjects covered as readers learn how law practice is regulated and how they can bring ethical awareness to the work place! ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-5506-8 Computerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-8273-6245-5

Ballentine's Legal Dictionary and Thesaurus

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Author: Jonathan S. Lynton

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827365261

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 736

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An integration of Ballentine's Law Dictionary-Legal Assistant Edition and Ballentine's Thesaurus for Legal Research and Writing it includes correct understanding and use of legal terms, pronunciation, synonyms, antonyms and parts of speech. Key words are presented alphabetically for easy access while "see and compare" cross references direct users to related entries.

Legal Research

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Author: Steve Barber

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827374744

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 413

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Designed as an introduction to legal research, this text is written as a hands on guide with ample illustrations and step-by-step explanations as to the set-up and use of all major legal source materials. The focus is on the legal research process, not just components or sources of law. It is also designed for the adjunct instructor with all materials required to teach the class: teaching guidelines, homework assignments with answers, transparency masters, and test questions with answers.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERComputerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-8273-7971-4 Instructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7475-5

Legal research and writing

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Author: David J. Smith

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827363557

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 554

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A new book dealing with the fundamentals of legal writing and research. Each chapter focuses only on the essential skills needed for success in the paralegal field. Topics include primary law, secondary sources, computers and other technology, citation, legal analysis and more. The text first describes the tools needed to conduct legal research, then shows how they're applied. Review charts, concrete examples, paralegal practice situations, tips from practicing paralegals, and chapter review questions and problems are included.ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-6356-7 Computerized Test Bank (1996), ISBN: 0-8273-7979-X

Law Office Management

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Author: Jonathon Lynton,Jonathan S. Lynton

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

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This is the ideal reference for legal secretaries, legal assistants and law office managers.

Constitutional Law

Cases and Commentary

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Author: Daniel E. Hall,Ransford Pyle

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 419

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The history of the constitution and the supreme court are used to lay the ground work for Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers, Structures, and Limits, which is by far the most thorough and current examination of the constitutional aspects of state and federal government published. Some of the topics discussed consist of the structure and organization of government, federalism, separation of powers, and intergovernmental immunities. Chapter questions are included to provoke a student's analytical and critical thinking skills.ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN:0-8273-7188-8

Introduction to Environmental Law

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Author: Harold Hickok

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827362130

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 404

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The author has written this book to try to give the nonlawyer a readable, clear explanation of environmental law. His goal has been to make this exciting but often intimidatingly technical field accessible to the general student.

Client Accounting for the Law Office

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Author: Elaine M. Langston

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 272

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Handling client accounts requires the legal professional to know not only proper accounting procedures, but legal ethics and the appropriate state law. This ideal text/reference covers the procedures and processes legal professionals must know to avoid the pitfalls of legal malpractice. Perfect for use by aspiring as well as working legal professionals, this practical book covers all the issues in client accounting for law offices - from accounts receivable to trust accounting and more.

The Law of Corporations, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorships

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Author: Angela Schneeman

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 526

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This book covers topics ranging from corporations and limited liability companies, partnerships and sole proprietorships. Excerpts from Model Acts and cases are used throughout giving readers a better understanding of the law and how it applies to each subject. Discussions of the paralegal's role in corporate law, sample documents, practical tips, and checklists are used to give users practical information they will use on the job.

Wills, Estates, and Trusts

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Author: Jay H. Gingrich

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 606

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Comprehensive coverage of wills, estates, and trusts that incorporates principles and techniques specific to the legal assistant or paralegal student. Coverage includes discussion of important features that can make the legal assistant student more employable, as well as material that makes this a valuable reference in the workplace.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor's Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7477-1 Computerized Test Bank (1996), ISBN: 0-8273-7978-1

California estate administration

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Author: Zella Mack

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 399

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This book explains the probate field for paralegals and describes in detail the procedures involved in informal probate of an estate from start to finish including: accounting, closing an estate, and making sales of real property. The printed Judicial Council forms are included, as well as typewritten forms needed for alternative procedures. It also describes the preparation of federal estate tax return and the completion of the main schedules, practical tips, and gift taxes. It also covers intestate estates, preparation of wills, and estate planning in general terms. The book contains separate chapters on revocable and irrevocable trusts and trust administration.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7306-6

Civil Litigation

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Author: Peggy N. Kerley

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827371415

Category: Law

Page: 450

View: 1935

This up-to-date text presents a practical approach for students in understanding the role of the paralegal in the litigation process. Civil Litigation is a comprehensive book that incorporates the use of technology in the law offices of today, and features realistic commentaries and exercises for practical application. This book is a valuable resource for anyone aspiring to a career in the paralegal profession.

Family Law

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Author: Ransford Comstock Pyle

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827354791

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 482

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Legal Information

How to Find It, how to Use it

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Author: Kent C. Olson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0897749634

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 333

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"This book looks not only at 'the law, ' but also at other aspects of the legal system, such as the history, politics, and structure of lawmaking institutions."--Preface, p. [vii].

Intellectual Property

Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

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Author: Richard Stim

Publisher: Delmar

ISBN: N.A

Category: Intellectual property

Page: 652

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Law Books in Print

Books in English Published Throughout the World and in Print Through 1993

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Author: Nicholas Triffin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780878020454

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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