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Nolo's Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case

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Edition: 8th ed., 2013
Author(s): Bergman, Berman


SKU: 92021



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Represent Yourself in Court provides the legal lowdown on how to handle a civil court case from start to finish. Readers learn how to:
Analyze the legitimacy of a case;
Make an opening statement;
Line up persuasive witnesses;
Present testimony in court;
Cross-examine opponents;
Pick a jury;
and much, much more!

For individuals dealing with a personal injury claim, a landlord-tenant dispute, a small business scrape or any of the dozens of other possible legal muddles, this book points the way through the often-complex court system.

Table of Contents includes:
Going It Alone in Court;
The Courthouse and the Courtroom;
Starting Your Case;
Overview of Pre-Trial Procedures;
Investigating Your Case;
Pre-Trial Motions;
What you Need to Prove at Trial: The Plaintiff's Perspective;
What you Need to Prove at Trial: The Defendant's Perspective;
Selecting the Decision Maker;
Opening Statement;
Direct Examination;
Closing Argument;
Basic Rules of Evidence;
Making and Responding to Objections;
Organizing a Trial Notebook;
Expert Witnesses;
When Your Trial Ends: Judgments & Appeals;
Representing Yourself in Divorce Court;
Represent Yourself in Bankruptcy Court;
Getting Help from Attorneys: Hiring a Legal Coach;
Legal Research.

Nolo has been putting the law into plain English for over 30 years and in that time, with over 100 Self-Help law titles, they have become the most respected name in do-it-yourself law.


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Format Paperback
Author Bergman, Berman
ISBN 9781413319446
Edition 8th ed., 2013
Publisher Nolo