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Family legal guide

The American Bar Association family legal guide.

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): American Bar Association
  • Biografical Information: The American Bar Association is the nation's leading legal authority and the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Random House Reference, ©2004
  • Publication Type (Medium): Miscellanea, Popular works
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

XV, 794 pages ; 27 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Family legal guide is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: American Bar Association.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Copyright Date: 2004
  • Location: New York
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 9 editions
  • First edition Date: 1994
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: US English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF387
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 0609610422 9780609610428 0375720774 9780375720772
  • OCLC: 54350179

Publisher Description:

![CDATA[The American Bar Association Family Legal Guide is the most comprehensive and authoritative legal resource available for the layperson. Revised and updated, it helps readers steer clear of legal pitfalls and achieve a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities under the law.
·Covers a wide range of legal areas, including family law, home ownership, small business, consumer credit, wills and estates, and the rights of older Americans
·Revision includes new chapters on computer law and health law
·Follows a straightforward question-and-answer format featuring sidebars, bulleted focal points, and charts and graphs
·Thoroughly prepared and reviewed by top legal experts

Main Contents

When and how to use a lawyer
How the legal system works
Family law
Buying and selling a home
Home ownership
Renting residential property
Consumer credit
Consumer bankruptcy
Contracts and consumer law
Computer law
Law and the workplace
Forming and operating a small business
Personal injury
Criminal justice
The rights of older Americans
Health-care law
Estate planning.

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  • Article Name: Family legal guide
  • Author: Kimberly Domingo
  • Description: Family legal guide Family legal guide Law of America > Law of the United States > Federal law. Common and collective state [...]

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