Rights and obligation are governed by , while the process to obtain remedies is the province
of .substantive law
. procedural law.
Federal laws are established by .Constitution and by laws passed by Congress or the People.
The federal trial court is .the
Subject matter jurisdiction of calf. state courts. .Limited civil casesand des not exceed
Unlimited civil cases and exceeds over 25,000.00
The two types of cases have different procedural rules.
State courts must hear eminent domain proceedings,
diversity of citizenship .is a basis for federal jurisdiction over parties from different states
superior court .superior trial court in Cal
depublish .is an action of the state supreme court eliminating the precendential value of
retaining the result.
Federal courts derrive their power . to render and enforce judgements from the US Constitution
and from laws passed by Congress and the people.
Inferior courts are . the US districts courts and the US district courts of "appeals".
The US district courts a
Written hourly fee agreements are required when the fee may be over .1000.00 or if the lawyer
will be entitled to some portion of the recovery from the case, called a contingency fee.
During the initial client interview the firm considers five factors whe
What is the unauthorized practice of law? .Giving legal advice w/o membership in the state of
What type of advertising is permitted by the Rules of Proffesional Conducts? .Thruthful
advertising, properly identified as such.
How do the Rules of Profes
Sole proprietorship is . an ownership by a single person
Partnership . a legal entities where partners own the buss.
The process of civil litigation .is civil procedure
The source that govern the litigation process are: .statutes, codes and rules.
What are the three essential events in litigation? .Pleading
Substantive laws; .are legal principles that define rights and obligations
Civill Procedure; .statutes and rules that govern the process of litigation
Local Rules are .rules adop
Sources of California procedural law for the state courts are found in the .Code of Civil
Procedure and California Rule of Court. CCP & CRC
The most important of federal procedural law is .the Federal Rule of Civil Procedures FRCP
The prelitigation phase
four sources of litigation and rules for California .California Code of Civil Procedure CCP
Evidence Code EC
California Rules of Court CRC
local rules adopted by each jurisdiction
The four most important sources in federal litigation practice. Federal Rul