Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law

Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Author: Shae Irving,Nolo Editors

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332343X

Category: Law

Page: 512

View: 5370

The law affects practically every aspect of our lives, and legal questions come up daily. This handy, information-packed resources answers hundreds of the most frequently asked questions, in plain English, with no mind-numbing legalese.

Nolo's Everyday Law Book

Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Author: Shae Irving

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873374262

Category: Law

Page: 480

View: 2895

Written by Nolo's expert team of attorneys, the second edition of "Nolo's Everyday Law Book" provides answers to hundreds of common legal questions. 56 illustrations.

Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Author: Gerald N. Hill,Kathleen Hill

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413310370

Category: Law

Page: 477

View: 4995

Presents a dictionary containing the definitions of almost four thousand legal terms, covering such topics as marriage, divorce, estates, personal injury, fraud, and copyright.

Patent, Copyright & Trademark

An Intellectual Property Desk Reference

Author: Richard Stim

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324622

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 608

View: 3334

Whether you are in the world of business or creative arts, you need to understand the laws that govern your work. This is the best book for entrepreneurs and business people to keep on their shelf for when they need understandable legal explanations as well as basic legal overviews and application filing instructions.

Neighbor Law

Fences, Trees, Boundaries & Noise

Author: Emily Doskow,Lina Guillen

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323421

Category: Law

Page: 392

View: 1846

Is the noise from next door keeping you up at night? Is the view from your backyard being obstructed? Is a neighborhood business driving you crazy? Learn your rights and responsibilities with Neighbor Law, Nolo's clear-cut, comprehensive guide to the laws concerning common neighbor disputes. This popular bestseller covers: fences trees animal issues boundaries blocked views noise water issues neighborhood businesses dangers to children ("attractive nuisances") secondhand smoke and other pollutants, and drones. In plain English, Neighbor Law explains how to find applicable laws and resolve disputes without going to court. It tells you when the law is on your side and how to deal with your neighbors without creating enemies. If you must go to small claims court, you will also find all the facts you need here.

101 Law Forms for Personal Use

Author: Nolo Editors

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323065

Category: Law

Page: 368

View: 2311

Contains forms covering legal issues faced by people everyday, including a simple will, rental application, monthly payment record, storage contract, and complaint letter.

Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332407X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

View: 7892

This book is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as managers and other key small business employees, who want a practical and comprehensive guide to business laws without paying a fortune in legal fees. The book helps owners and managers successfully start and run a small business, from raising startup money to protecting personal assets to negotiating leases and contracts.

The Criminal Law Handbook

Know Your Rights, Survive the System

Author: Paul Bergman,Sara J. Berman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324711

Category: Law

Page: 672

View: 6663

The criminal justice system is complicated, understand it and your rights Criminal law is full of complex rules and procedures, but this book demystifies them. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and—most important—the options for suspects, defendants, and victims. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer. In plain English, The Criminal Law Handbook covers: search and seizure arrest, booking, and bail Miranda arraignment plea bargains trials sentencing working with defense attorneys common defenses constitutional rights juvenile court preliminary hearings appeals, and public defenders This edition is completely updated, covering the latest changes in criminal and U.S Supreme Court cases. Written by the authors of Represent Yourself in Court, Paul Bergman, J.D. and Sara Berman, J.D.

Law and Ethics in Coaching

How to Solve -- and Avoid -- Difficult Problems in Your Practice

Author: Patrick Williams,Sharon K. Anderson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471716146

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 289

View: 6424

"This book provides an easy-to-read introduction to the coreethical and professional issues faced by all coaches irrespectiveof length of coaching experience. The case studies and guidelinesin this book will help coaches constructively reflect on theircoaching practice, and will help build the solid ethical foundationthat professional coaching practice demands. A very useful text forboth the beginning and experienced coach." —Anthony M. Grant, PhD, Director, Coaching Psychology Unit,University of Sydney "Pat Williams is quickly becoming the authority on the ethics ofthe coaching profession. He brings his full integrity and passionto this wonderful book. Do not overlook the importance of this bookto your success." —Laura Berman Fortgang, MCC, pioneer in the coaching field andauthor of Take Yourself to the Top and Now What? 90 Days to a NewLife Direction The first comprehensive book covering ethical and legalguidelines for personal and executive coaches As coaching grows into a unique and fully establishedprofession, coaches are already discovering and dealing with thespecial ethical and legal dilemmas that can arise in the coachingcontext. Law and Ethics in Coaching presents the firstcomprehensive look at ethical and legal issues in coaching. Fromcoach-client conflicts to conflicts of interest, from assessmentsto informed consent, the authors detail the breadth of ethicalquandaries in coaching and provide highly practical advice foravoiding problems—and for solving them. With contributions from leaders in law, ethics, and coaching,the text includes coverage of: The emergence of the coaching profession and its intersectionwith ethics and law Foundations of ethics for professions Making ethical choices Getting, growing, and measuring coaching ability Developing and maintaining client trust Multiple-role relationships in coaching Ethical use of assessments in coaching Legal issues and solutions for coaches The intersection of culture and ethics in organizations Coaching into the future Filled with a dynamic blend of case studies, discussionquestions, illuminating quotes, and other examples, Law and Ethicsin Coaching is both a trailblazing professional reference and anunparalleled textbook for coaching programs.

Understanding, Creating, and Implementing Contracts

An Activities-Based Approach

Author: Laurel A. Vietzen

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

ISBN: 9780735590168

Category: Law

Page: 341

View: 2226

Now in a timely Second Edition, Understanding, Creating, and Implementing Contracts: An Activities-Based Approach, offers a concise overview of contract law followed by numerous hands-on assignments. After using this text, students will be able to

Mom Minus Dad: The Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent

Author: Jamieson Haverkampf

Publisher: Blooming Women Press LLC

ISBN: 1934953202

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 4631

Mom Minus Dad is the only resource guide available with more than 500 resources for adults who lose a parent and need to assist a newly widowed parent. The book provides readers with practical advice on ten major parent loss topics along with more than 500 valuable and time-saving resources including Web sites, companies, government resources, U.S. laws, books, and nonprofit organizations to assist the approximately twelve million sons and daughters who lose a parent every year. Each section provides online and book resources and simple practical solutions to common problems - from finding affordable counseling to building new budgets for the widowed parent to managing changing family dynamics. Each chapter reveals ideas, relevant insights from the author's personal experience, questions to consider, and additional resources to find specific assistance. The author of Mom Minus Dad gleaned intimate knowledge of balancing her own life with a newly widowed parent. Ms. Haverkampf assisted her fifty-six-year-old widowed mother in Virginia, while still running her real estate business in California, after the early unpredicted loss of her father to cancer. In her groundbreaking book, Haverkampf shares how she and her sister-both in their early thirties-found success and managed struggles during their journey after their father's death. This is a reference guide grievers will refer to during the year after loss and years beyond.

Reinventing the Automobile

Personal Urban Mobility for the 21st Century

Author: William J. Mitchell,Chris E. Borroni-Bird,Lawrence D. Burns

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262288569

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 240

View: 7142

This book provides a long-overdue vision for a new automobile era. The cars we drive today follow the same underlying design principles as the Model Ts of a hundred years ago and the tail-finned sedans of fifty years ago. In the twenty-first century, cars are still made for twentieth-century purposes. They are inefficient for providing personal mobility within cities -- where most of the world's people now live. In this pathbreaking book, William Mitchell and two industry experts reimagine the automobile, describing vehicles of the near future that are green, smart, connected, and fun to drive. They roll out four big ideas that will make this both feasible and timely.The fundamental reinvention of the automobile won't be easy, but it is an urgent necessity -- to make urban mobility more convenient and sustainable, to make cities more livable, and to help bring the automobile industry out of crisis.

Get It Together

Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have To

Author: Melanie Cullen,Shae Irving

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323154

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 3330

Helps organize information for estate planners, and shows how to keep track of such important documents as tax records, insurance policies, and passwords.

Magic Search

Getting the Best Results from Your Catalog and Beyond

Author: Rebecca S. Kornegay,Heidi E. Buchanan,Hildegard B. Morgan

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838909906

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 143

View: 8145

This resource showcases how to increase the power of Library of Congress Subject Heading (LCSH) subdivisions to produce astonishing results from your searches. The authors explain how, when used wisely, LCSH subdivisions can save time and provide a new level of precision in information retrieval for patrons of the library.

Business and Legal Forms for Illustrators

Author: Tad Crawford

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1621535061

Category: Law

Page: 168

View: 5803

The fourth edition of this popular guide contains twenty-nine of the most essential business and legal forms to meet the everyday needs of today’s illustrators. Updated throughout, new forms include a promissory note, releases, and an agreement to arbitrate. Each form is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists for making the best deal. Included are: Estimate • Confirmation of Assignment • Invoice • Illustrator-Agent Contract • Book Publishing Contract • Collaboration Contract • Contract for the Sale of an Artwork • Contract for Receipt and Holding of Artwork • Illustrator-Gallery Contract with Record of Consignment and Statement of Account • Licensing Contract to Merchandise Images • Release Form for Models • Property Release • Permission Form • Nondisclosure Agreement for Submitting Ideas • Copyright Transfer Form • Application for Copyright Registration of Artwork • License of Rights and Electronic Rights • Contract with an Independent Contractor • Trademark Application • Commercial Lease • Sublease • Lease Assignment The collection provides a password and link to a supplemental website, which contains all the discussed forms for both the PC and Mac platforms. Thorough discussions of legal issues relevant to the industry make this a must-read for any illustrator—established or starting out. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Unleash Your Inner Company

Use Passion and Perseverance to Build Your Ideal Business

Author: John Chisholm

Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group

ISBN: 162634213X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 424

View: 9703

Discover Your Unique Advantages—Shape and Grow Them into a Successful Business Unleash Your Inner Company provides an innovative, proven, step-by-step process for anyone who aspires to start and grow their own business. Author John Chisholm—president of the worldwide MIT Alumni Association—brings an insider’s view that distills three decades of successful, serial entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley. His book combines practical principles, entertaining anecdotes, deep insights, challenging exercises, and illuminating graphics to guide the reader in conceiving, designing, building, testing, and scaling up the ideal business for them. Many books address passion in startups; only this book shows how to turn passion and perseverance into a loop of increasingly positive results. Aspiring entrepreneurs have more resources than they realize; Unleash Your Inner Company helps them discover those advantages. Readers learn how to accelerate their learning and how different is better than better. The book also advises the reader on what to look for in a cofounder, how to avoid competitors, when best to raise money, and what they can learn from Apple, Google, Facebook, Uber, and Pinterest. Unleash Your Inner Company is the only book the reader will need, regardless of their background, industry, or continent, to start the business that best fits their skills, passions, goals, and opportunities—in short, the right business to start now.

Law 101

Everything You Need to Know about American Law, Fifth Edition

Author: Jay M. Feinman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190866322

Category: LAW

Page: 376

View: 7370

"In this fifth edition of his bestselling classic, Jay Feinman provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the American legal system. The book covers all the main subjects taught in the first year of law school, and discusses every facet of the American legal tradition, including constitutional law, the litigation process, and criminal, property, and contracts law. Above all, Feinman reveals to readers of all kinds that despite its complexities and quirks, the law can be understood by everyone"--

Legal Research

How to Find & Understand the Law

Author: Stephen Elias,Editors of Nolo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325653

Category: Law

Page: 376

View: 6379

Legal Research: Take the law into your own hands Do you have legal questions at home, at work, or as part of law-related course work? Legal Research provides everything you need, laying out easy-to-follow research methods that will help you find the right answers. Find out how to: locate and understand statutes, regulations, and cases make sure your research is 100% up to date organize your research results into a memorandum of law for use at school, at work, or in court. Completely updated for the 17th edition, Legal Research shows how to use the Web to find statutes, cases, background information, and answers to specific legal questions. Even more important, you’ll be guided to the most reliable and user-friendly sites, so you won’t drown in an information flood. Lots of examples and easy-to-understand instructions teach you how to use all the basic legal research tools, including: Internet search engines reliable free legal websites legal encyclopedias, periodicals, and treatises annotated legal codes and statutes published reports of state and federal court cases case digests and Shepard’s Citations the best legal blogs

How to Write a Business Plan

Author: Mike McKeever

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323200

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 9196

Step-by-step advice on preparing a business plan You need a sound business plan to start a business or raise money to expand an existing one. For over 30 years, How to Write a Business Plan has helped fledgling entrepreneurs—from small service businesses and retailers to large manufacturing firms—write winning plans and get needed financing. This bestselling book contains clear step-by-step instructions and forms to put together a convincing business plan with realistic financial projections, effective marketing strategies, and overall business goals. You’ll learn how to: figure out if your business idea will make money determine and forecast cash flow create profit and loss forecasts prepare marketing and personnel plans find potential sources of financing, and present your well-organized plan to lenders and other backers. The 13th edition is updated to reflect best practices for raising money (from SBA loans to equity crowdfunding).