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Legal Secretary's Complete Handbook 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780135298763
ISBN: 0135298768
Published: September 1992
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Now in its fourth edition, this popular desktop tool is packed with law-office practices and procedures for beginning and veteran legal secretaries and paralegals.

Organised for quick access to work-day solutions, the guide is divided into five parts - general duties in the law office; preparing legal instruments and documents; preparing court papers; assisting in specialised practice; legal facts and secretarial aids.

Legal Skills and Method
GENERAL DUTIES IN THE LAW OFFICE. Opening Client Files and Creating Documents. Contacts with Clients and other Callers. Reminder Systems and Practices. Filing in the Law Office. Handling Legal and Business Correspondence. How to Keep Books and Records. Using References in Legal Research. PREPARING LEGAL INSTRUMENTS AND DOCUMENTS: Handling Legal Instruments. How to Prepare Legal Papers. How to Handle Powers of Attorney and Wills. PREPARING COURT PAPERS: Understanding Courts and their Functions. Handling Court Papers. How to Prepare Court Papers. How to Handle Records on Appeal, Briefs and citations. ASSISTING IN SPECIALISED PRACTICE: Assisting in Partnership Formation and Incorporation. Acting as Corporate Sectretary. Assisting in Real Estate Practice and Foreclosures. Assisting with Probate and Estate Administration. Handling Commercial Collections. LEGAL FACTS AND SECRETARIAL AIDS: Forms of Address: Honorary and Official Positions. Latin Words and Phrases. Glossary of Legal terms. Course of Records and Judicial Circuits. Index.