SRJC Course Outlines

5/27/2022 8:46:21 AMBOT 85.4B Course Outline as of Spring 1999

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BOT 85.4BTitle:  CIVIL LITIGATION L2  
Full Title:  Commencement of Civil Litigation Level 2
Last Reviewed:9/16/1998

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled1.008 max.Lecture Scheduled8.00
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled1.007 min.Lab Scheduled8.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total16.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  16.00Total Student Learning Hours: 32.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in BOT 85.4A


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is intended for Legal Secretary Certificate Program students and individuals interested in learning how to properly complete and process the legal documents and forms discussed in BOT 85.4A.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in BOT 85.4A
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1999Inactive:Fall 2010
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Apply knowledge of discovery procedures to complete legal documents
   and forms.
2.  Type and format legal documents.
3.  Format legal documents including a complaint, summons, answer, and
   proof of service.
4.  Prepare documents required by Sonoma County for the trial court
   delay program.
5.  Calendar follow-up and statutory dates.

Topics and Scope
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1. Pre-lawsuit correspondence
2. Calendaring dates - statutory and follow-up
3. Court and legal forms
a. Summons
b. Complaint
c. Answer
d. Proof of service
e. Request for Dismissal
4. Court delay reduction documents
5. Service of process

Assignments:
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Finalizing legal documents for civil lawsuit.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 70%
Simulated Cases
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 70%
Class performances, homework assignments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
In-class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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LAW OFFICE PROCEDURES MANUAL, Rutter Group, 1998.

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