Your neighbors aren't moving and neither are you--you've got to make the best of the situation and this book will help. This book will tell you when the law is on your side and how to deal with your neighbors without creating enemies. Neighbor Law is the most thorough resource available on how to live happily in your community.
A treatise that is both informative and entertaining, Understanding Tree Law is the first in-depth treatment of this often contentious and confusing area of law. Written by the countrys leading expert in the litigation and mediation of tree and neighbor disputes, this handbook provides practitioners with a comprehensive explanation of all aspects of tree law, including view obstructions, damage from falling trees and limbs, nuisance from hazards, debris and roots, injury from tree failures, ownership versus encroachment, trespass and wrongful cutting of trees, and appraisal of trees that have been damaged or removed. Because its never about the trees, the author reveals an insiders perspective on tips and strategies for resolving clients matters by identifying, understanding, and defusing the psychological underpinnings that often plague these disputes. Beyond providing black letter law, Understanding Tree Law offers a unique approach toward problem solving, starting with the proposition that attorneys are first and foremost counselors at law. This socially responsible philosophy reminds us that law, like medicine, can and should be a healing profession.
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.
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.
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 the pros and cons of the different types of adoption? Do I need a copyright for my YouTube videos? What are my rights when it comes to a noisy neighbor? Like it or not, the law affects practically every aspect of our lives, and legal questions can come up daily. Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law has the answers you need to make sound decisions wherever the law touches your life. Written by Nolo's expert team of attorneys, the book provides concise, plain-English answers to hundreds of the most frequently asked legal questions about everyday legal issues, including: 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.
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.
Author: Mark Warda
Publisher: Sphinx Publishing
Release Date: 1999
Discusses the constitutional rights, zoning and regulatory laws, and private restrictions that affect neighbor vs. neighbor disputes, and offers examples of forty-three types of disputes and how they were resolved
Author: David L. Carter
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Release Date: 2012-06-19
This intelligence guide was prepared in response to requests from law enforcement executives for guidance in intelligence functions in a post-September 11 world. It will help law enforcement agencies develop or enhance their intelligence capacity and enable them to fight terrorism and other crimes while preserving community policing relationships. The world of law enforcement intelligence has changed dramatically since September 11, 2001. State, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies have been tasked with a variety of new responsibilities; intelligence is just one. In addition, the intelligence discipline has evolved significantly in recent years. As these various trends have merged, increasing numbers of American law enforcement agencies have begun to explore, and sometimes embrace, the intelligence function. This guide is intended to help them in this process. The guide is directed primarily toward state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies of all sizes that need to develop or reinvigorate their intelligence function. Rather than being a manual to teach a person how to be an intelligence analyst, it is directed toward that manager, supervisor, or officer who is assigned to create an intelligence function. It is intended to provide ideas, definitions, concepts, policies, and resources. It is a primera place to start on a new managerial journey. Every law enforcement agency in the United States, regardless of agency size, must have the capacity to understand the implications of information collection, analysis, and intelligence sharing. Each agency must have an organized mechanism to receive and manage intelligence as well as a mechanism to report and share critical information with other law enforcement agencies. In addition, it is essential that law enforcement agencies develop lines of communication and information-sharing protocols with the private sector, particularly those related to the critical infrastructure, as well as with those private entities that are potential targets of terrorists and criminal enterprises. Not every agency has the staff or resources to create a formal intelligence unit, nor is it necessary in smaller agencies. This document will provide common language and processes to develop and employ an intelligence capacity in SLTLE agencies across the United States as well as articulate a uniform understanding of concepts, issues, and terminology for law enforcement intelligence (LEI). While terrorism issues are currently most pervasive in the current discussion of LEI, the principles of intelligence discussed in this document apply beyond terrorism and include organized crime and entrepreneurial crime of all forms. Drug trafficking and the associated crime of money laundering, for example, continue to be a significant challenge for law enforcement. Transnational computer crime, particularly Internet fraud, identity theft cartels, and global black marketeering of stolen and counterfeit goods, are entrepreneurial crime problems that are increasingly being relegated to SLTLE agencies to investigate simply because of the volume of criminal incidents. Similarly, local law enforcement is being increasingly drawn into human trafficking and illegal immigration enterprises and the often associated crimes related to counterfeiting of official documents, such as passports, visas, driver's licenses, Social Security cards, and credit cards. All require an intelligence capacity for SLTLE, as does the continuation of historical organized crime activities such as auto theft, cargo theft, and virtually any other scheme that can produce profit for an organized criminal entity. To be effective, the law enforcement community must interpret intelligence-related language in a consistent manner. In addition, common standards, policies, and practices will help expedite intelligence sharing while at the same time protecting the privacy of citizens and preserving hard-won community policing relationships.~
Reliable legal forms for common personal and family transactions At one time or another, we all need to get an agreement in writing. But where to start? 101 Law Forms for Personal Use makes it easy to create legal agreements and organize essential information. The plain-English instructions will help you: Sell personal property: All the agreements you need to sell a motor vehicle, boat or other valuable property. Delegate authority: Create temporary guardianship of a child, pet care agreements, limited powers of attorney and other essential documents. Plan your estate: Make a simple will and use worksheets to track beneficiaries and assets. Rent out a place to live: Use the rental application, move-in letter, checklist, notice of needed repairs and other forms. Borrow or lend money: Prepare a solid legal contract (promissory note). Included are five forms—one for every common borrowing/lending situation. Buy a house: Run the numbers with a financial statement, and then use the house comparison worksheet, moving checklist and other forms. 101 Law Forms for Personal Use can also help you: settle legal disputes deal with junk mail and telemarketers handle personal finances hire household help and much more This new edition is completely updated for accuracy and ease of use, including reviewed and updated forms, instructions and resources.
Author: Donald Agnew
Publisher: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Adjoining landowners
This book is a practical guide for those seeking to resolve disputes between neighbours who are at war with each other – whether it be about noise, overhanging branches, the position of a fence, or some other irritation that has sparked neighbour rage. It draws together the relevant strands of the law – on negligence, nuisance, misrepresentation, trespass, rights of way, boundaries, party walls, the right to light, trees and hedges, weeds and pests, waste water and drainage. Written by solicitors with many years’ experience of dealing with such disputes, it contains practical hints to hasten resolving difficulties, while recognising the desirability of restoring harmony between the disputing parties. It provides an insight into some of the many powers of the local authorities – to deal with noise, for example – which may be invoked to bring to an end the behaviour complained of. The importance of seeking to settle a dispute without having to resort to litigation is a theme running through the book, as is the ever-vexing question of costs.
Author: Frederick Hertz
Release Date: 2017-07-28
Genre: Family & Relationships
Find all the information and forms unmarried couples need to define and protect their relationship in the eyes of the law. An essential resource for any unmarried couple, Living Together explains: the legality of living together having and raising children the many types of ownership agreements Includes all the legal forms you need!