Nolo's Guide to California Law

Author: Lisa Guerin,Patricia Gima

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413308627

Category: Law

Page: 404

View: 8683

The Golden State has its own guide to the law! Understand consumers' rights, courts and lawsuits, wills, tenant law, real estate and more.
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Nolo's Guide to California Law

Author: N.A

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413313949

Category: Law

Page: 422

View: 9644

A resource on California law covers real estate, divorce, adoption and much more, in a updated edition that looks at domestic partnerships, employment protections, consumer privacy and more. Original.
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Nolo's Guide to California Law

Author: Editors Of Nolo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315720

Category: Law

Page: 426

View: 5738

California law in broken down in plain-English. This handy little legal reference is an essential resource for every California home and business. Nolo's Guide to California Law provides you with quick, clear answers to the everyday questions you have about: child support custody consumer rights employee rights divorce bankruptcy adoption jury duty real estate debt and credit workplace rights workers' comp wills landlords and tenants serious illness and much more This is the only plain-English guide to the laws that affect Californians every day -- and now it is completely updated, covering domestic partnerships, employment protections, consumer privacy and more! Check out Nolo's list of California products. Not a California resident? Check out Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law.
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Nolo's Pocket Guide to California Law

Author: Lisa Guerin,Patricia Gima

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780873375047

Category: Law

Page: 240

View: 8607

This handy reference guide -- now completely reformatted, expanded and updated -- answers the legal questions that come up every day in California, whether one is reading the newspaper or engaged in casual conversation. Nolo's Guide to California Law provides readers with clear explanations of the laws behind consumer rights, jury duty, divorce, debts and bankruptcy, inheritance, landlords and tenants, business and employees and much more. This is the only plain-English guide to the laws that affect Californians every day.
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Win Your Lawsuit

A Judge's Guide to Representing Yourself in California Superior Court

Author: Roderic Duncan

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413307094

Category: Law

Page: 415

View: 1636

Once upon a time in California, between Small Claims Court and Superior Court, there was a Municipal Court, where anyone could make a case without a lawyer. Althoug Muni is now a part of Superior Court, the old rules still apply - and that's where Sue in California Without a Lawyer steps in. A plain English guide to court procedure, this book will show readers how to: sue for up to $25,000, defend themselves in a lawsuit, fill out the required court forms, understand court procedure, and make a competent case. This book can help every Californian take on any kind of case under $25,000, including breach of contracts, personal injuries, clashes between landlords and tenants, business disputes and more.
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Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce

Author: Emily Doskow

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325327

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 5489

Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce provides clear answers that can help make divorce simpler and reduce its financial and emotional cost. Readers will even learn how to complete the divorce with minimal help from an attorney. With compassion and understanding, Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce explains what to expect through each stage of divorce. It helps readers: understand the divorce process learn about different types of divorce, including mediated, collaborative, and contested identify and divide property and assets fairly work with mediators or lawyers avoid expensive and painful court battles establish child custody and visitation arrangements handle child support issues, including how support is paid and enforced draft a marital settlement agreement deal with divorce emergencies address post-divorce issues, and negotiate and settle spousal support.
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Nolo's IEP Guide

Learning Disabilities

Author: Lawrence M. Siegel

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323952

Category: Education

Page: 456

View: 8175

Specifically focused on learning disabilities, this book clarifies special education law and empowers parents to advocate for their child with a start-to-finish guide through the IEP and special education process.
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Manager's Legal Handbook, The

Author: Amy DelPo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315100

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 504

View: 8369

The quick reference to employment law for anyone who oversees workers. Whether you're managing workers or working in the HR department, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect introduction to supervising employees and independent contractors safely and legally. Need some information about overtime? Want some useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This one-of-a-kind book provides everything you need to stay within the bounds of the law, including: frequently asked questions concise articles helpful tips "lessons from the real world" dozens of resources, online and off Designed for managers and supervisors who need answers quickly, as well as professionals pursuing a career in human resources, The Manager's Legal Handbook covers hiring, firing and everything in between. The 5th edition is completely overhauled to provide quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. It includes updated 50-state legal charts and new sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.
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Every Dog's Legal Guide

A Must-Have Book for Your Owner

Author: Mary Randolph

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413318223

Category: Pets

Page: 352

View: 5320

Dog owners must abide by a lot of laws, which control everything from how many dogs you can have to what vaccinations they must have to when you can let them off the leash. Whether you own a dog or just live near one, you need to know your legal rights and responsibilities. Every Dog’s Legal Guide clearly explains the common legal issues that affect dog owners and their neighbors, including: -Dog owners’ liability for injuries -Dogs that bite or create a nuisance -Animal cruelty -Landlords, tenants and dogs -Traveling with dogs -Providing for pets at death -Dealing with veterinarians -Your rights when buying or selling a dog -Restrictions on dangerous dogs -Vaccinations licenses and other local laws -Guide, signal, and service dogs The 7th edition has been completely updated to reflect the newest state and federal laws affecting dogs, their owners, and their neighbors.
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Nolo's Essential Guide to California Divorce (2013)

Author: Ed Sherman

Publisher: Ed Sherman

ISBN: 0944508944

Category: Law

Page: 96

View: 2608

Specific to California, this book gives you practical and legal advice in clear, simple language that will answer your questions and guide you to a faster, smoother, less painful and less expensive divorce. Shows you how to stay out of court and complete your divorce with little or no help from an attorney. How to: • reduce conflict and avoid court battles • divide property fairly without a fight • deal with spousal support • deal with child support, custody and visitation • draft a settlement agreement Show more Show less
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Nolo's Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support

Author: Emily Doskow

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324355

Category: Law

Page: 392

View: 1547

When you’re getting divorced, you can make a tough time easier for your children (and yourself) if you and the other parent can create your own custody plan and agree on child support. If you can’t work out custody and support, you’ll have to head to court and ask a judge to step in Either way, Nolo’s Essential Guide to Child Custody & Support can help. You’ll learn: how negotiation and mediation can keep costs down, ease the transition for kids, and improve future dealings with your ex where to find your state’s child support guidelines how judges make custody decisions how to enforce and change custody and support orders how court trials work what military families need to know when you need a lawyer and how to work with one You’ll also find specifics about each state’s laws, including what factors courts consider when they rule on custody arrangements, what happens when one parent wants to move away with the children, and how you can change custody or support orders.
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How to Form Your Own California Corporation

Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323367

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

View: 5400

Form a corporation in California with the book that's helped thousands of Californians incorporate! Protect your business and save on attorney's fees by forming a California corporation on your own. How to Form Your Own California Corporation makes incorporating a straightforward task for any small business owner. This all-in-one guide contains the forms, tax rules, practical information, and step-by-step instructions you need to successfully incorporate a California business. Learn about: different types of California corporations and how they work filing articles of incorporation how to stay legal by keeping legally sound corporate records and minutes securities laws and exemptions corporate taxation preparing bylaws issuing stock obtaining licenses and permits, and perks for your employees. This edition is completely updated and revised to provide current regulations, tax requirements, contact information for relevant agencies, helpful resources, and the most up-to-date forms available. How to Form Your Own California Corporation makes the entire incorporation process easy. Like tens of thousands of California entrepreneurs have done over the last 25 years, you really can complete and file all the paperwork yourself.
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Win Your Lawsuit

Sue in California Superior Court Without a Lawyer

Author: Roderic Duncan Judge

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315186

Category: Law

Page: 466

View: 5787

Represent yourself in California Superior Court for a case worth up to $25,000! Some cases are too big for small claims court and too small to interest a lawyer. But Win Your Lawsuit takes you step by step through the entire process of a limited jurisdiction case in California Superior Court. Take on common types of civil court cases worth up to $25,000, including: contract disputes personal injuries v property damage cases business disputes Whether you're bringing the suit or defending against one, this plain-English legal guide shows you how to prepare a complaint, file and serve papers, participate in settlement negotiations, present a case and much more. The 4th edition is completely updated and provides all the forms you need. Written by Roderic Duncan, a retired California Superior Court judge, this book includes the legal insight and practical tips that only a judge with over 25 years of experience can provide.
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Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Author: Gerald Hill Attorney

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315496

Category: Law

Page: 477

View: 1064

Learn the language of the law, without the legalese! Open the average law dictionary and chances are you'll feel more confused than before you read a word. Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary is different. From "abrogate" to "zero tape", we've cut down on the Latin and defined common (and some not-so-common) terms you can really use to understand and access the law. Set aside those dusty, outdated law dictionaries! Written for the 21st century, this essential reference contains complete definitions of the legal terms you need today. If you're a law student, paralegal, accountant, small business owner or librarian -- anyone whose work or life touches the law -- this fully up-to-date A to Z guide puts access to the law into your hands. Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary contains 3,800 plain-English legal definitions, including many newly coined terms you'll find online and off, such as "typosquatting" and "patent troll". Of course, if you need definitions for legal standards -- even when they're in Latin -- you'll find those here too. Plus, find a copy of the Constitution of the United States of America for your reference in the pages following the complete list of definitions.
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Running a Side Business

How to Create a Second Income

Author: Richard Stim Attorney

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315550

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 292

View: 1221

Turn your hobby into a profitable business and enjoy a second income. In a troubled economy, you've discovered that a single source of income just isn't enough. But how do you start and manage your new venture -- and make a profit to boot? From crafting to home repair to website design and more, if you've ever wanted to turn your hobby into a business and watch your passion generate cash, Running a Side Business is the book for you. Packed with tips, legal resources, start-up success stories and USA TODAY snapshots and infographics, you'll learn the life cycle of a business and get answers to important questions along the way. Find out how to: choose a side business that will succeed manage a full-time job while running your side business protect your personal assets keep it legal: how and where to obtain and file permits, licenses, contracts, and trademarks manage your home-based business market your new business file taxes and take deductions Plus, Running a Side Business offers guidance on selecting the right side business for you, with information about some of the most popular side businesses that have gained popularity in the last decade, including sales through eBay and Amazon, web design, blogging, Google AdSense business models, and podcasting models.
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Retire Happy

What You Can Do Now to Guarantee a Great Retirement

Author: Richard Stim Attorney

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315542

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 8493

A great retirement isn’t just about having your financial situation in order. It’s easy to be preoccupied with stock portfolios, 401(k) balances and saving options, but true happiness in retirement comes from simpler, more enjoyable things like an active social life, family time and leisurely travel. In Retire Happy: What You Can Do Now to Guarantee a Great Retirement, author Rich Stim and Nolo co-founder Jake Warner show you how to become rich in the ways that matter most. They encourage you to balance financial concerns with a lifestyle you always envisioned for yourself. The book advises you on how to estimate real retirement needs and create a workable savings and investment plan. Even more importantly, it advises you to make personal preparations for life after work, including: cultivating interests outside work leading a healthier lifestyle revitalizing family relationships spending more time with spouses embracing spirituality or meditation nurturing friendships and making new friends All the money in the world won't make for a happy retirement unless you're satisfied with the rest of your life. So start today.
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Employment Law

The Essential HR Desk Reference

Author: Lisa Guerin J.D.

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315933

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 367

View: 5574

If you're a human resources professional, it's important that you have quick access to the information you need to do your job. Enter Nolo's latest quick reference guide, Employment Law: The Essential HR Desk Reference, the all-in-one, easy-to-read guide every HR pro should have handy. From Absenteeism to Zero-Tolerance Policy, read entries on topics such as: Bereavement Leave Class Action Ergonomics Hostile Work Environment Minimum Wage Privacy Stock Options Trade Secret Whistleblower ...and much more In usual Nolo fashion, Employment Law combines legal and practical information that can be used in real-world HR situations. Real-life case references, statistics, trends, and even pop culture references help to illustrate each entry's summary of the law. Let this guide, the latest in Nolo's Quick Reference series, give you easy and affordable access to the information you need.
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How to Probate an Estate in California

Author: Julia Nissley,Lisa Fialco

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324894

Category: Law

Page: 464

View: 2518

Handle probate yourself - and save time and money When you've lost a loved one, the inevitable legal matters can seem difficult and confusing. But in most cases, probate involves little more than routine paperwork to transfer assets to family members and other beneficiaries. How to Probate an Estate in California explains, step-by-step, how to wrap up a basic estate. Whether you do it yourself or work with a lawyer, you'll save money and time. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll learn how to: read and understand a will or trust determine who inherits if there is no will pay bills and taxes complete and file all necessary court paperwork collect life insurance and other death benefits transfer real estate, securities, vehicles, and other assets to heirs and beneficiaries transfer some assets without probate Even if you hire a lawyer to do some of the paperwork, this book demystifies the process so that you can make informed decisions and communicate intelligently with the attorney about the estate--and save cash in the process. Why pay a lawyer over $15,000 to probate a $500,000 estate, when you can do much of it on your own? Every page of this new edition has been reviewed and revised by a practicing probate lawyer. It provides fresh and accurate information about probating an estate in California.
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Nolo's Essential Retirement Tax Guide

Your Health, Home, Investments & More

Author: Twila Slesnick,John C. Suttle

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413309127

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 410

View: 4888

"When you retire, your taxes, and potential deductions, change considerably. Step-by-step ... [this book] explains all these changes in plain English, and covers the tax considerations of doing volunteer work, increased medical expenses, buying a boat, RV or second home, making charitable donations, paying for a grandchild's education, living off your investments, selling or renting out a home, starting a business, [and] giving financial help to family members. Plus, make sure you don't miss a single deduction with easy-to-use checklists."--Publisher's description.
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The Cumulative Book Index

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

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