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10 Nov 2021 Author : InfoPro Community Manager

Federal Civil Litigation Resources

The Practical Guidance Civil Litigation offering provides real-world expert guidance on pretrial civil procedure for federal courts.  This must-have resource for litigators simplifies complex pretrial procedures in an easy-to-digest manner.  Find the guidance you need quickly and at no cost to you clients, without wading through irrelevant material.  As a valued LexisNexis subscriber, your firm has access to a vast collection of up-to-date resources that you can rely on including:

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Practice Notes

  • Motion Practice: Making and Opposing a Motion (Federal) This checklist discusses how to make and oppose a motion in federal civil litigation, and it covers topics such as how to prepare the motion and other necessary papers, choose a hearing date, and file and serve the motion papers, as well as how to oppose a motion.
  • Civil Litigation Process Map: Pretrial Preparations and Trial (Federal) This process map resource kit provides an overview of the key stages in the lifecycle of a typical federal court litigation, as well as comprehensive resources providing step-by-step guidance on the most common tasks associated with the pretrial preparations and trial phase that you will typically work on in your litigation, including detailed practice notes, annotated templates, and checklists.
  • Removing a Case to Federal Court (Federal) This practice note explains how to remove a case to federal court and covers topics such as the requirements for removal, how to prepare the notice of the removal, how to notice the other parties of removal, and where to file the notice.



  • Computing Time in Litigation Checklist (Federal) This checklist describes how to compute time periods in federal court litigations under Rule 6 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (Federal Rules).
  • Daubert Motion: Making the Motion Checklist This checklist discusses making a motion to exclude expert testimony in federal court under Daubert and Federal Rule of Evidence 702
  • Evidence Admissible Flowchart (Federal) This flowchart describes how to determine whether evidence is admissible in federal court under the Federal Rules of Evidence and includes topics such as relevancy, hearsay, authentication, and whether evidence is a permissible writing, recording, or photograph.