PA Keystone - Lawyer's Desk Library of Practice-Print Version
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AUTHORSHIP: Original 1964 Publication by JUDGE BURTON R. LAUB Supplementation 1969-2004 by W. EDWARD SELL Current supplementation and revisions by LISA STEFANONI
Most recent supplement/update: 2020 supplement & 10 textlets; released April 2022;
ALSO AVAILABLE IN CD-ROM VERSION 1-887024-57-3CD
Judge Laub's KEYSTONE is the one unique Pennsylvania work designed to give you fast, accurate answers in daily procedure. Two Hundred Seventy-Two (272) separate topics are presently covered across a broad spectrum of practice, and will be expanded as new areas come into focus. (Click here to view sample topic)
Here is a launching pad for the many steps a busy lawyer must take each day in the pursuit of a general practice. Not only will it provide a fresh approach each time a specific problem appears, but it will stimulate your memory, cut down research time and reduce the number of interviews with your client.
A quick approach to the initiation of legal actions, drafting of instruments, and the taking of both aggressive and protective steps in the course of litigation.
Guides the Pennsylvania lawyer through the important channels, indicating possible courses of action and raising the red flag of danger by appropriate caveats; everything from the conduct of the interview with your client to the conclusion of the matter.
Step-by-step arrangement which includes: Basic text, important citations, appropriate sources for research, check lists, location of legal forms required and appropriate rules pinpointed.
SUMMARY OF CONTENTS
Absentees and Presumed Decedents Abuse of Process Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program (ARD) Accounting Accounting Fundamentals for Lawyers Acknowledgments Administrators Admiralty Adoption Adulterated Foods Adverse Possession Age Discrimination Alienation of Affections Alternate Dispute Resolution Amusement Rides Anatomical Gifts Annulment of Marriage Antenuptial Contracts Appeal and Certiorari Appearance & Withdrawal Arbitration Attachment-Garnishment Attorney Fees Attorney Representation Agreements Auction Sales and Auctioneers Automobile Lemon Law Bail Bailments (Revised 2016) Bankruptcy
Bingo and Other Small Games of Chance Boating Laws Breach of The Peace Bulk Transfers Burial Grounds and Cemeteries Business Records Business Trusts Camping Laws Change of Name By Individuals Charitable Solicitations Charitable Trusts Child Support Civil Action Class Actions Collection of Commercial Claims Collective Bargaining Commitments of The Mentally Disabled and Alcoholics Common Law Marriage Comparative Negligence Computer Crime Condominiums Confession of Judgment Consolidation & Severance Consumer Credit (Truth In Lending) Consumer Discount Company Act Consumer Protection Contempt Contraband Forfeitures Contracts In General Contribution Conversion-Equitable Conversion-Tortious Copyrights Corporations-Amendment of Articles of Business Corporation Corporations-Amendment of Articles of Nonprofit Corporation Corporations-Bylaws of Business Corporations-Bylaws of Nonprofit Corporations-Dissolution of Business Corporations-Dissolution of Nonprofit Corporations-Formation of Business Corporations Corporations-Formation of Nonprofit Corporations-Professional Corporations-Qualification of Foreign Business Corporations-Statutory Close
Corrupt Organizations (PA. RICO) Costs-Taxation of Counterclaims Covenants Not To Compete Credit Cards Criminal Law Checklists Child Custody Dead Man's Act Death Actions Decedent's Estate-Settlement of With Assets Over $10,000 Declaratory Judgments Dedication Deeds Conveying Real Estate Default Judgment Deficiency Judgments Delay Damages Dependent and Delinquent Child Adjudication Dependent Children Depositions and Discovery Desertion & Non-Support District Justice-Civil Actions Divestiture of Liens Divorce and Alimony Domicile Driving Under Influence Easements Ejectment Election Recounts and Election Contests
Embezzlement Eminent Domain Employment Discrimination Equity ERISA Escheat (Revised 2016) Escrows Examining the Expert Witness Execution (Money Judgments) Executors Extradition Family Medical Leave Act Federal Administrative Agencies Federal Employer's Liability Act Federal Estate and Gift Taxes Federal Tort Claims Act Fictitious Names-Registration of Forgery Franchises Fraudulent Conveyances Freedom Of Information Act Funeral Establishments Goods and Services Installment Sales Act Governmental Immunity Guardian Ad Litem - Trustee Ad Litem Guardians of Minors' Estates Gun Control Habeas Corpus Immigration and Naturalization Incapacitated Persons' Estates
Indemnity Industrial Development Loans Informed Consent Injunctions Insurance Fraud Interpleader Interstate Land Sales-Full Disclosure Act Intervention Intestate Succession Investigation-Personal Injury Cases Joinder of Additional Parties Joint and Several Liability Joint Venture Judicial Sales Juvenile Court Proceedings Landlord and Tenant Act Land Sale Contracts Letters of Credit Libel and Slander Limitation of Actions Limited Liability Company Liquor and Malt Beverage Licenses Living Trusts Living Wills Long-Arm Statute in PA Malicious Prosecution Mandamus Mechanic's Liens (Revised 2016) Medical Malpractice Medical Records Medicaid Medicare Megan's Law Minimum Wage-PA Mobile Homes and Mobile Home Parks Mortgage Foreclosure (Revised 2016) Motion for Continuance Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings Motion for Post-Trial Relief Motion for Summary Judgment
Motor Vehicle Insurance Motor Vehicle Sales Finance Act No-Fault Motor Vehicle Insurance Notary Public Novation Nuisance Nursing Homes Occupational Diseases Occupational Safety and Health Act-OSHA Opening and Striking Off Judgments Opening and Vacating Streets and Roads Orphans' Court Examiners Parental Liability Parole, Probation & Pardon Partition of Real Property Partnerships-Dissolution of Partnerships-Formation of Patents Paternity Proceedings Pension Reform Act of 1974 (ERISA) Perjury Plain Language Act Post Conviction Relief Act Postnuptial Agreements Power of Attorney Powers of Appointment Preliminary Arraignment and Preliminary Hearing Preliminary Objections Pretrial Conference Privacy-Invasion of Probate Guide For Executors and Administrators Products Liability Professional Associations
Professional Liability-Lawyers' Protection From Abuse Act Public Utility Commission-ICC Punitive Damages Quiet Title Actions Quo Warranto Racketeer Influenced and Corruption Act (RICO) Real Estate Sales and Closings Real Estate Sale and Purchase Check List Receivers Receiving Stolen Property Reformation of Instruments Registered Limited Liability Partnership Releases-Negligence Cases Rent Withholding Act (Revised 2016) Replevin Residential Mortgages Restrictive Covenants in Realty Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act Right To Know Act Safe Deposits (Revised 2016) Safe Packaging Search and Seizure Secured Transactions Separation Agreements Service of Process Sexual Harassment Shareholders' Derivative Suit
Sheriff's Interpleader Small Claim Litigation Small Estates-Settlement of by Petition Social Security Sovereign Immunity Specific Performance Statute of Frauds Stock Valuation Charts Structured Settlements Subchapter S Corporations Subdivision and Land Development (Revised 2016) Subpoenas Subrogation Summary Proceedings Under Vehicle Code Sunshine Law Suppression of Evidence Suretyship Suspension and Revocation of Operatoring Privilege Tax Sales (Revised 2016) Tenancies Termination of Parental Rights Trademarks Trade Secrets Transfers to Minors Act (Revised 2016) Trial by Jury Trusts Unemployment Compensation Unincorporated Associations USA Patriot Act (The) Voting Trusts Wage Payment & Collection Law Waiver of Conflict of Interest Warehouseman Weights and Measures Welfare Laws in PA Will Contests (Revised 2016) Workers' Compensation Writ of Prohibition Wrongful Discharge of Employee Zoning Appeals