Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions


Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

By: Irving, Shae (Author), Editors, Nolo (Author)

ISBN: 1413327745   EAN: 9781413327748

  • Consumers, business owners, employers, employees
  • Anyone who cares about their legal rights and wants answers to basic legal questions.
  • A comprehensive introduction to the practical application of the law, from the most trusted publisher of self-help legal resources.
  • Packed with information to help readers cut through the “legalese” and navigate everyday issues, from credit to criminal law and workplace rights.
  • Easy to use and overflowing with problem-solving solutions and resources.

Everything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn’t afford to ask: How do I get a collection agency to stop harassing me? What are my rights when it comes to a noisy neighbor? And so much more…Like it or not, the law affects almost every aspect of our lives, and Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law helps you understand your rights and make sound legal decisions.

Written by Nolo’s expert team of attorneys, the book provides concise, plain-English answers to everyday legal questions on:

  • credit, debt, and bankruptcy
  • landlord-tenant law
  • wills, living trusts, and estate planning
  • workplace rights
  • Social Security
  • divorce, child custody, and visitation
  • copyright, lawsuits, and more.


Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

The go-to guide for quick and reliable answers to everyday legal questions, from the nation’s most respected publisher of self-help legal information.

“Chapters answer basic legal questions pertaining to estate planning, domestic relations, landlords and tenants, employment, small businesses, money management and debt, neighbor conflicts, elder law, and automobiles. Nolo’s trademark style in plain English writing with useful lists of additional resources. The question-and-answer format forms the backbone of the book, and practical examples, explanations of legal principles, and useful tips appear throughout.” Library Journal”Think of this as the FAQs of legal life. Answers to these frequently asked questions draw from Nolo’s wide-ranging and widely respected legal library.” Dallas Morning News

“Designed to help those without a law degree overcome the legal problems we routinely encounter.” Portland Oregonian

“Irving, an attorney and author, answers frequently asked legal questions related to everyday law in the areas of houses, neighbors, landlords and tenants, workplace rights, small businesses, patents, copyrights, trademarks, money, cars and driving, wills and estate planning, health care directives and powers of attorney, aging, spouses and partners, parents and children, courts and mediation, and criminal law and procedure. This edition has been updated to reflect new laws, government agency contacts, and resources. It has a glossary of legal terms and an appendix on doing legal research.” Eithne O’Leyne, Editor, ProtoView

Table of Contents:

1. Houses 2. Neighbors 3. Landlords and Tenants 4. Workplace Rights 5. Small Businesses 6. Patents 7. Copyrights 8. Trademarks 9. Your Money 10. Cars and Driving 11. Wills and Estate Planning 12. Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney 13. Older Americans 14. Spouses and Partners 15. Parents and Children 16. Courts and Mediation 17. Criminal Law and Procedure Glossary Appendix: Legal Research Index

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