PARA1104 - Civil Law for Paralegals

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This course prepares the paralegal for working with civil litigation and its associated processes. Included in the study are rules for civil procedure, court and non-court processes, applicable appellate procedures, mediation, arbitration and the role of the paralegal as it relates to civil law.
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  1. Describe civil law.
  2. Define the role of the paralegal in civil law.
  3. Analyze types of civil law.
  4. Describe civil law court and non-court procedures.
  5. Draft civil law court and non-court documents.
  6. Analyze post-trial processes.
  7. Research appellate brief requirements.
  8. Analyze appellate briefs.
  9. Describe alternate dispute resolution processes.
  10. Describe frivolous lawsuits.
Degrees that use this course


Associate of Applied Science (AAS)