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Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law


The law affects practically every aspect of our lives, and legal questions come up daily. When they do, turn to Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, a handy, information-packed resource.

Written by Nolo’s expert team of attorneys, this book answers hundreds of the most frequently asked questions about everyday legal issues. And it does so in plain English with no mind-numbing legalese. Topics include:

• Credit & debt

• Privacy rights

• Workplace rights

• Child custody & support

• Wills & trusts

• Elder care

• Buying a house

• Bankruptcy

• Small claims court

• Home businesses

• Domestic violence

• Name changes

• Adoption

• Searches & seizures

•Traffic Accidents

• Tenants’ rights

• Inventions

• Criminal law

The 11th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest laws, government agency contacts, and resources. There’s also a helpful glossary of legal terms and an appendix on how to do your own legal research.