Mark Steven Cohen’s Guides

Mark Steven Cohen

Boulder Litigation Lawyer.

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  1. What You Should Know Before You Testify

    Written by attorney Mark Cohen, about 2 years ago.

    WITNESSES ABBREVIATED GUIDE TO COURTROOM TESTIMONY CHAPTER 1 -- EVIDENCE AND TESTIMONY. Judges and juries decide facts based on evidence. Testimony is one form of evidence. There are other forms, e.g., documentary evidence and physical evidence. CHAPTER 2 CREDIBILITY. In ...

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  2. How to Write in Plain English Instead of "Legalese"

    Written by attorney Mark Cohen, about 2 years ago.

    Have you ever seen the first paragraph of a Complaint filed in a lawsuit?They usually begin something like this: COMES NOW the Plaintiff herein, John Smith, by and through his undersigned counsel and the law firm of Kirk, Spock, and McCoy, P.C., and pursuant to the Colorado Rule...

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  3. So You've Been Sued. Now What?

    Written by attorney Mark Cohen, about 2 years ago.

    A process server hands you a Summons and Complaint.You try to make sense of the Legalese and realize you (or your organization) have been sued.Now what? 1. DONT PANIC.Anyone who can pay the filing fee can file a lawsuit.It does not mean the suit has merit.The Clerk of the Cour...

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  4. 10 Things to Consider Before Signing an Equipment Lease

    Written by attorney Mark Cohen, almost 5 years ago.

    Define the Equipment and the Term Define the Equipment. What is being leased? It seems a simple question, but some machines can be equipped certain way to accomplish a specific objective. For exam

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  5. Critical Things to Look for Before Signing a Contract

    Written by attorney Mark Cohen, about 6 years ago.

    Determine the Parties to the Contract There are two parties to most contracts, often a buyer and a seller. Make sure the contract accurately identifies the parties. A common error is to use the nam

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