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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Lawsuits by Victoria E. Green

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The Court

Although all courts in the United States are generally structured the same way and have the same kinds of personnel, there are some differences from court to court.
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Regardless of the position of the person you are dealing with in the court system, they have a great deal of power. It’s in your best interest to be polite to them no matter how frustrating the situation may be. Courtesy will go a long way to making your case run smoothly. Not only that, certain rules require politeness and collegiality in the court. By remaining calm and polite, you won’t run the risk of being held in contempt of court, which can lead to ...

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