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New Year, New Laws for Civil Litigators

The California legislature has enacted several new laws that may affect your litigation practice. Here are some of the key statutory changes you need to know about.

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The Mighty Separate Statement

The separate statement that accompanies your summary judgment motion in California courts is not merely a technical requirement you can breeze through; rather, it’s an exceedingly important document, and should not be viewed as an afterthought. In fact, when the law is straightforward and well known to the court, the judge may turn first to the separate statement and form an impression on whether the motion is well taken.