Introduction. Part I: A Snapshot of the Exciting and Lucrative Paralegal Profession. Chapter 1: Discovering the Paralegal Profession. Chapter 2: Membership Has Its Privileges: Paralegal Associations and Their Certification Exams. Chapter 3: The Hunt Is On: Securing a Paralegal Position. Part II: Important Legal Concepts Every Paralegal Should Know. Chapter 4: "All Rise": The American Judicial System. Chapter 5: The Big Three: Categories of Law. Chapter 6: Taking a Case to Trial: The Litigation Process. Chapter 7: How It's Done: Important Rules of Civil Procedure and Evidence. Chapter 8: Because I Said So: The Categories of Legal Authority. Chapter 9: The Substantive Law Areas Most Commonly Practiced by Paralegals. Part III: Putting It into Practice: The Paralegal in the Civil Litigation Process. Chapter 10: The Paper Chase: Preparing Documents. Chapter 11: Elementary My Dear Watson: Legal Investigation. Chapter 12: Chewing the Fat: Legal Interviewing. Chapter 13: Burning the Midnight Oil: Legal Research. Chapter 14: Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Trial Performance. Chapter 15: The Official Word: Ethical Codes for Legal Professionals. Part IV: Skills Paralegals Need to Soar Ahead. Chapter 16: Write On: Presenting a Clear, Concise Legal Writing Style. Chapter 17: The Latest Thing: Using Technology in Law. Chapter 18: Law Office Management 101. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: The Ten Most Important Rules of Ethics. Chapter 20: Ten Things Every Paralegal Should Know. Chapter 21: Ten Survival Tips to Thrive in the Legal Environment. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Glossary of Important Legal Terms: A Mini Legal Dictionary. Appendix B: About the CD. Index.
Scott Hatch, JD, and Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, are founders and administrators of The Center for Legal Studies, which offers training and certificate courses, including paralegal certificate courses, to thousands of people through hundreds of colleges and universities every year.
As the number and size of nonprofit organizations continues to grow, NFPs are coming under ever-increasing government scrutiny. Soon Congress will require that nonprofits comply with rigorous accounting and governance standards very similar to those set forth for for-profits in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Navigate probate, tax issues, and state laws Create an estate plan and protect your family's interests Need a will, but have no idea where to start? This friendly guide shows youhow to prepare a legal will or trust - either on your own or with professional help - and ensure that your wishes are honored.
Want to secure and exploit the intellectual property rights due you or your company? This guide shows you how - helping you to evaluate your idea's commercial potential, conduct patent and trademark searches, document the invention process, license your IP rights, and comply with international laws.
Upgrading your order to Express Delivery
Most of our bestselling titles are available for express delivery within the UK, just look out for the Express Delivery on the product page.
There are two speedy upgraded delivery options for mainland UK:
Royal Mail First Class (1-2 working days, except Sundays) just £2.85 per order
Tracked next day courier (next working day) just £4.95 per order
Royal Mail First Class - £2.85 per order:
Royal Mail aims to deliver within 1-2 working days* (Mon-Saturday). Order before 13:00 Mon-Friday (excluding public holidays) and your books should arrive the next day (excludes Sunday & public holidays). This delivery service is not tracked.
Tracked next day courier - £4.95 per order:
Guaranteed, tracked and signed for, next working day* courier delivery. Order before 17:00 Mon-Thursday and receive your book the next day (excludes Saturday, Sunday & public holidays). Our courier delivers between 08:00 and 19:00.
*Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands and Islands usually receive a 2-3 working day service for First Class. For Tracked Courier, it’s a 2 working day service and you need to order by 15:00. Unfortunately, we don't currently offer Express Delivery outside the UK, Gibraltar, Guernsey or Jersey. All deliveries are subject to cut-off times and public holidays.
‘Ready To Go’ - What is it?
These are essentially books that are in our U.K warehouse, which are ready to be dispatched, pretty swiftly (usually within 1-2 working days!).
The dispatch time frame is factored into the delivery estimate you see on this page.
Don’t forget every single book on our website is available with free worldwide delivery, no minimum spend required.