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family law. Every law firm has at least one employee whose job it is to keep track of when
each attorney is required to appear in court. The paralegal is frequently assigned to
perform this task. It goes without saying that all court dates must be recorded or kept on
4Q: explain the purpose of motion days or a short calendar.
To hear motions or pleadings submitted before the court that call for a judge to
act, motion days or a short calendar are used. On a certain day of the week known as a
motion day, dozens of pending cases are summoned to court to discuss particular motions
that have just been filed. The amount of time the court could spend on each case was
limited by the number of cases.
5Q: What is a docket control system? What is the importance of maintaining a docket
control system in a law office?
An attorney can keep track of the numerous court dates and deadlines with the
aid of a docket control system, which is a system of one or more calendars. It goes without
saying how crucial it is to keep s docket control system in a law practice. Absence from a
hearing could do a client considerable harm, prolong the legal process, and occasionally
result in a malpractice claim against an attorney.