Nuts and Bolts of Successful Civil Practice in the Massachusetts District Court (2-CD Audio Set)

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In this unique seminar audiotape, the authors of the “Handbook of Civil Procedure in the Massachusetts District Court” provide a practical, step-by-step review of the key procedures governing civil actions in the Massachusetts District Court and Boston Municipal Court, highlighting dangers to be avoided and opportunities to be seized.

Let Prof. Marc G. Perlin of Suffolk University Law School and John M. Connors, retired District Court Deputy Court Administrator, teach you:

• How to obtain (or avoid) a dismissal based on the $25,000 damage amount.
• All about equity jurisdiction.
• How to obtain restraining orders and injunctions.
• The many venue options available.
• What to do when there are problems with service of process, and how to avoid automatic dismissal under Rule 4(j) for untimely service of process.
• The key provisions in the Joint Standing Order that govern motions and pre-trial procedures, including using the “opposition procedure” to avoid needless trips to court.
• Techniques to help obtain an attachment of property and to oppose an attachment motion.
• How to get the most out of the case management conference and pre-trial conference.
• What you must file under the new amendments to Rule 52 to obtain findings of fact and rulings of law.
• How to take to preserve your right to appeal.
• And more!

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