Westlaw Legal Calendaring Rules

Schedule Dates in Accordance with Court Rules

Benefit from the expanded rule-writing capabilities and support resources of West, a Thomson Reuters business. Westlaw® Legal Calendaring Rules provide a comprehensive legal calendaring solution. By utilizing the extensive expertise of Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the leading provider of legal technology and legal content, clients can expect more rules sets and the most technologically advanced solution available.

  • Stay current with over 1,200 rules sets* with vast coverage of jurisdictions, including federal, state, appellate, and bankruptcy—with more added every year
  • Save significant staff time and reduce risk when used in conjunction with a calendaring or docketing solution by eliminating the need to manually input thousands of individual calendar entries
  • Reduce risk by avoiding missed critical court deadlines with reliable rules updates
  • Maximize your investment in your ProLaw or Elite legal technology solution on Westlaw.com including KeyCite® and ResultsPlus®

Westlaw Legal Calendaring Rules Features

  • Stay current with timely updates when court and Patent Office change rules
  • Specialized rules sets for family law, probate, criminal law, and intellectual property prosecution, both foreign and domestic
  • Litigation rules are available for hundreds of jurisdictions, including federal, state, appellate, and bankruptcy
  • Intellectual Property rules range from Patent to Trademark to Copyright to Domain Name Dispute resolution, and are offered for over 100 nations and treaty organizations
  • Use the most accurate and reliable rules possible and benefit from improved support services
  • Generate calendar entries through automated rules and give staff more time to focus on other client issues
  • Rely on continual rules updates to track all vital deadlines related to cases
  • Download updated rules from the Knowledge Base available via the Customer Portal
  • For Litigation Rules, see Knowledge Base article TR-7841
  • For Intellectual Property Rules, see Knowledge Base article TR-10477


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