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Fact finding for the legal assistant

Fact finding for the legal assistant

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Published by MCLE in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public records -- Massachusetts.,
  • Business records -- Massachusetts.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEllen J. Wolter ... [et al.] ; cosponsored by the Massachusetts Paralegal Association.
    ContributionsWolter, Ellen J., Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (1982- ), Massachusetts Paralegal Association.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16601056M
    LC Control Number93080072

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