For courses in Civil Litigation in Connecticut or The Judicial System.
- Designed to be used in conjunction with the Connecticut Practice Book and the Connecticut General Statutes, this exceptionally practical, how-to guide to civil litigation in Connecticut provides a unique overall picture of the litigation process and specific, detailed instructions on how to meet the various requirements mandated by the practice book rules and general statutes. It demystifies the whole procedure a?? explaining the rules, how they interact with one another, and how to apply them a?? focusing on the questions to ask, the specific steps to take, and how to ask and perform them correctly.
- A unique Litigation Checklist Summary spells out each stage of the litigation process from beginning to end, provides a detailed checklist of specific steps to be taken, and explains how the Practice Book Rules and the Connecticut General Statues apply.Each stage of the litigation process is then explained throughout the text by referencing applicable Connecticut Practice Book Sections, Connecticut General Statutes and terminology, and examples of completed court forms and realistic pleadings. The three on-going examples of typical pleadings gives students the opportunity to witness the progression of each case from the beginning through to its conclusion.