Substantive Law for the Legal Professional, 1st Edition

  • Judy A. Long J.D. Rio Hondo College
  • ISBN-10: 1418018376  |  ISBN-13: 9781418018375
  • 288 Pages
  • © 2008 | Published
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Substantive Law for the Legal Professional includes extensive coverage of the different areas of substantive law and is geared to a legal secretary or other legal professional program, as well as serving as a valuable reference in a law office.

Features and Benefits

  • Presents a description of the specialties in substantive law in clear language
  • Provides practical problems comparative to those encountered in the law office
  • Charts and figures are provided with examples of documents used in the law office
  • Review questions are provided for better understanding of the topics in each chapter
  • State specific information boxes enable the students to research the law in their own states

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Background of Substantive Law.
Chapter 2: Contract Law.
Chapter 3: Sales and Commercial Paper.
Chapter 4: Business Organizations.
Chapter 5: Civil Law and Procedures.
Chapter 6: Criminal Law.
Chapter 7: Family Law.
Chapter 8: Estate Planning.
Chapter 9: Probate Law.
Chapter 10: bankruptcy Law.
Chapter 11: Property Law.
Chapter 12: Legal Research.
Chapter 13: Patent Law


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

Online Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1418018392 | ISBN-13: 9781418018399)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Judy A. Long J.D.

Judy A. Long, J.D., is a retired College Professor/ Paralegal Program Director and retired Attorney and has written several books focusing on paralegal education.