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Indicate whether the statement is true or false. 1. A probate court is an example of a general trial court. 2. A family law court is an example of a specialty court. 3. To begin a lawsuit, both parties must appear in person and state their claims and defenses in court.
4. Documents ﬁled by both parties at the beginning of a lawsuit are called the pleadings. 5. Arbitration procedures occur in a court of law. Multiple Choice
Identtﬁ the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 6. Original jurisdiction courts are generally what type of courts?
a. supreme courts
b. appellate courts
c. trial courts
d. limited courts 7. The United States Supreme Court was created by: a. Congress.
b. the President.
c. the Uniform State Law Commission. d. none of the above. 8. A deposition:
a. is the testimony of a witness taken under oath. b. is conducted outside of the courtroom.
c. can be used to impeach a witness.
d. all of the above. 9. Voir dire examination is used in connection with:
a. determining whether the pleadings are valid. b. jury selection.
c. deciding whether to appeal a trial court decision. d. none of the above. 10. Which is not considered an alternate means of dispute resolution?
a. civil lawsuit
c. association tribunals
d. minitrial Chapter 2 [Answer Strip] ID: A F 1
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