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Recent ACLL Pennsylvania Practice Arrivals

The two following new titles, among many others, are available at ACLL. Please use the catalog to browse the collection.

How to prepare the fiduciary & decedent's final income lifetime tax returns. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Pennsylvania Bar Institute, c2008.

This title covers the following topics, prepared by the accompanying individuals: Federal income taxation of trusts and estates/Christopher F. Farrell, Jonathan M. Schmerling, William H. Morrow, Vicky Ann Trimmer; Income and deductions in respect of decedent/William H. Morrow, Christopher F. Farrell, L. Christian DeDiana; Preparing the Pennsylvania fiduciary income tax return/William H. Morrow, Robert R. Church, Carol L. Verish; Preparation of decedent's final federal income tax return and decedent's final Pennsylvania income tax return/William H. Morrow, Christopher F. Farrell, Eric R. Strauss; Grantor trusts/Christopher F. Farrell.

Practical Pretrial Practice. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Pennsylvania Bar Institute, c2008.

This title covers the following topics, prepared by the accompanying individuals: Institution of suit, jurisdiction, service of process, and venue in Pennsylvania/Scott B. Cooper; Strategies in drafting complaints and answers; Pleadings/Edwin B. Palmer; Complaint/Stephanie A. Graboyes; Answer of defendant/Stephanie A. Graboyes; New matter/Stephanie A. Graboyes; Discovery; Discovery fundamentals/Kevin Miscioscia Gaughan; Practical pretrial practice - discovery exercises/Elliot A. Kolodny, Sean R. Sullivan; Interrogatories addressed to plaintiffs/Mardi Harrison; Notice of deposition of Lamp Manufacturer, Inc./Kenneth M. Argentieri; Motions; Pretrial motions and petitions/Kenneth M. Argentieri; Similar accidents motions exercises/Elliot A. Kolodny, Sean R. Sullivan; Motion to compel the defendant Lamp Manufacturer, Inc. to produce documents regarding similar accidents/Julia M. Tedjeske; Motion for protective order/Julia M. Tedjeske; Summary of Pennsylvania law regarding similar accidents/Julia M. Tedjeske; E-discovery/Sean R. Sullivan; Allegheny Court of Common Pleas - local rules/Honorable Judith L.A. Friedman.

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