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Fundamentals of Technical Legal Writing

Fundamentals of Technical Legal Writing

Learn to draft clear and accessible technical documents, such as contracts, wills, and statutes, which people can understand and abide by.

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Welcome to Fundamentals of Technical Legal Writing!

Technical writing, sometimes called drafting, encompasses documents that create and define anyone’s legal rights and duties, from a specific time onward. Examples include contracts, wills, trusts, deeds to property, mortgages, settlement agreements, and even statutes and regulations. Here, we’ll learn how to draft a clear and precise technical document that does its job and prevents future litigation.

To begin, a technical document must, above...

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