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Filing Civil Complaints at the Last Minute

I started working for a personal injury firm a few months ago and am responsible for filing civil lawsuits with the court. In most cases, we filed them right before the statute of limitations is about ...
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Do you make two or more different paragraphs, subdivisions or sections of a statute in the table of authorities separately or how do you go about it?

Say you want to list 3 sections of the same statute in the table of authorities in your pleading including §123 and §124 as well as §125(a) and §125(b); will you list them each or will you list one ...
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Can you use definitions for adverbs instead of nouns and personal nouns in a legal context?

Legal definitions where nouns and persons are defined are common place reality of legal writing. We also see often times events and conduct be subject to definitions, and be referred to by a shortened ...
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Canonical format to present email evidence in a pleading (petition)

Defendant emails are to be presented in a pleading: conciseness is the key feature of the effective pleading. I am seeking canonical examples and elements of effective &concise pleadings. Is ...