Author: Cora Jordan
Release Date: 2006
So your neighbor's giant sequoia is blocking your view. Who ya gonna call? The search for a 'dispute buster' should end with this helpful new book. Sunset Magazine - For anyone with a neighbor problem, [Neighbor Law] is a handy book indeed. It walks the reader through written and common law, tells you what your rights are and how to follow through on a complaint all the way to court, if necessary.- Oakland Tribune - Explains how to use mediation services, research local laws, and present a convincing case in small claims court. - Reuters - Surprisingly, this is a fun read. The author includes interesting sidebars and court decisions to clarify her explanations. - Sacramento Bee - A Nolo book that gives practical, no-nonsense approaches to handling neighbor disputes. - Los Angeles Times - This classic book, which keeps getting better with each new edition, answers virtually all questions regarding fences, trees, boundaries and noise.- Orlando Sentinel - Jordan peppers the book with real stories of problems neighbors have with each other. The stories are interesting and, in some cases, hilarious. - Arizona Republic - Even if you don't have a serious neighbor problem yet, this well-written and complete book is a fun and educational read. It is extremely thorough and well-documented. 4 stars: excellent. - Robert Bruss, nationally syndicated real-estate columnist
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.
Offers an overview of law, as it applies to everyday life, including information on credit and debt, workplace rights, wills, divorce, social security, landlord-tenant laws, child custody and visitation, and criminal law.
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: Ralph E. Warner
Release Date: 1996
This book offers effective strategies for buying a house in California's changing market. It shows California home buyers how to find a house, raise a down payment, work with real estate agents, make an offer, take advantage of creative financing techniques, negotiate intelligently and go through escrow. Includes all the necessary real estate forms and worksheets.
Author: Bill Adler
Release Date: 2000-08-01
Genre: Family & Relationships
Coming to the rescue of people with obnoxious or inconsiderate neighbors, Adler mixes humor with serious advice as he discusses solutions to the wide range of neighbor disputes, including when to use friendly negotiation and when it's time for all-out war. Illustrations throughout.
Author: Stephen Elias
Release Date: 1993-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics
When buying or selling a high ticket item such as a car, boat, computer or other personal property, it's wise to set out in writing exactly what is changing hands and on what terms--or disagreements and problems can crop up later. Contains line-by-line instructions and fill-in-the-black forms for buying and selling high ticket items. Good in all 50 states.
Custody and Support: Get the Answers You Need When you’re getting divorced, you can make a tough time easier for your children (and yourself) if you work with the other parent to draw up a 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 exwhere to find your state’s child support guidelineshow judges make custody decisionshow to enforce and change custody and support ordershow court trials workwhat military families need to knowwhen 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.