Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case (Paperback)
Sara J. Berman is a professor at Concord Law School and co-founder of PASS Bar Review. She is the co-author of Represent Yourself in Court and The Criminal Law Handbook and the author of numerous articles and law course materials.
This book breaks down the trial process into easy-to-understand steps so that you can act as your own lawyer -- safely and efficiently. Find out what to say, how to say it -- even where to stand when you address the judge and jury. Get details on how to:
file court papers
present an opening statement
deal with pretrial issues
cross-examine hostile witnesses
make and respond to objections
pick a jury if necessary
get help from an attorney or
discover, obtain and legal coach
prepare your evidence
deal with the court clerk and judge
line up and prepare witnesses
Whether you're a plaintiff or a defendant, this book will help you confidently handle a divorce, personal injury case, landlord/tenant dispute, breach of contract, small business dispute, or any other civil lawsuit.
This edition has been revised with the latest rules and court procedures, and includes updated information on electronic discovery rules and fax filing procedures. Plus, you'll get enhanced materials on court assistance for pro per litigants and an expanded discussion of self-representation in bankruptcy court.
|Genre||LAW / Courts|
|Publisher Date||2013-10-16 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||2.4 lb|
|Subtitle||How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case|
|Series Name||Represent Yourself in Court|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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