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 For The Love Of Words, LLC


HOME SERVICES PROOFING ABOUT ME

WHAT GETS PROOFED?

CAPITALIZATION
  • defendant, plaintiff, counsel, court
  • name brand drugs vs. generic
  • document names
  • exhibit names
  • parentheticals
  • professional degrees and titles
FORMATTING
  • by-lines/resumed colloquy
  • spacing
  • indexes
  • Q & A
  • appearances page
CROSS-CHECKS
  • exhibit numbers match index page
  • exhibit numbering
  • attorney and firm names and addresses
  • consistency in spellings
  • accurate dates
NUMBERS
  • numerals (digits) vs. words
  • dates and names split into two lines
  • percents, measurements
  • decimals, fractions
ABBREVIATIONS
  • college degrees, certifications
  • when to spell out numbers on address
  • No., Esq., Jr., Sr., Inc., Ltd., etc.
PUNCTUATION
  • polite request
  • dependent and independent clauses
  • dashes, slashes, commas, periods, semicolons
  • hyphenation, open and closed compounds
  • plurals, possessives
  • interruptions
  • quotations, quotes within quotes
WORD USE
  • commonly misused words (ensure/insure, sometime/some time
  • commonly misspelled words (adjustor for adjuster, prima fascia for prima facie, etc.)
  • skipped or swapped words
  • double/repeated words
SPELLING
  • names, locations
  • terminology, jargon
  • difficult or obscure words
  • general spell-check

For The Love Of Words, LLC
Ruth Dean
625 E Freeport Road
Morristown IN 46161
P: 317.550.8805
E: ruth.ann.dean@outlook.com
E: fortheloveofwordsllc@gmail.com

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