Widely known as the “crim law bible,” this CEB classic answers virtually every question about criminal law practice in California.
Prosecutors: Click here for your downloadable Misdemeanor Arraignment Checklist adapted from the book.
Defense Attorneys: Click here for your downloadable Jail Kit Checklist adapted from the book.
"Even after almost 20 years of practice, it is the first place I start when I have a new issue and the first place I recommend that new lawyers look to help guide them in their research and practice."
—Sangeeta Sinha, Deputy Public Defender, San Francisco Public Defender's Office
Comprehensive, in-depth coverage (including forms) of probate practice and procedures, summary probate proceedings, and transfers outside of probate.
Everything you need to know about preparing for all aspects of a civil trial.
Get the book you need to accurately calculate, track, and comply with California and federal employee leave entitlements. Confidently advise employees or employers on any leave-related question, including litigating leave law claims. Make sure your clients are in compliance with all applicable regulations.
"I use the leave law book almost daily. I regularly field legal questions about FMLA, CFRA, reasonable accommodations, and pregnancy-related leave issues."
—Jannah Manansala, Weinberg, Roger and Rosenfeld, Alameda
The Fiduciary Accounting Handbook demystifies preparation of Probate Code accountings—assisting the work of professionals from probate judges to trust administration attorneys. With a fully revised chapter on court proceedings, the 2018 edition of the Handbook provides a step-by-step, schedule-by-schedule guide to preparing periodic accountings acceptable to the court and to affected parties.
Authors Stephen Kostka and Michael Zischke cover CEQA practice from all possible perspectives and provide you with invaluable practice tips and expert legal analysis. This definitive guide is the CEQA book most often cited by the California Supreme Court.
No matter what your specialty, you'll find this comprehensive library of over 400 forms invaluable from the first client consultation through settlement or trial.
An indispensable source of information, this book helps you easily tackle pretrial litigation from first client contact, through pleadings and law and motion matters, to preparing yourself for the best outcome whether through settlement, arbitration, or trial. Filled with sample forms.
Get a thorough understanding of all aspects of preparing, filing, or opposing a writ petition.
Establish and maintain effective communications with your client—from initial contact and retention to the conclusion of a case. This manual provides you with more than 65 sample letters and essential forms, as well as practice tips and succinct discussion of ethical and other issues you must consider in evaluating and representing clients.
No other source matches the thorough, practice-oriented treatment in this book.
The expert advice and analysis and practical forms you need for both transactional and litigation practice, including insurance and indemnity agreements. Authors include James Acret, Joan Cambray, Ted Senet, Richard Wittbrodt, Timothy R. Sullivan, and Gordon Hunt.