Nolo's Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support

Author: Emily Doskow

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324355

Category: Law

Page: 392

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When you’re getting divorced, you can make a tough time easier for your children (and yourself) if you and the other parent can create your own 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 ex where to find your state’s child support guidelines how judges make custody decisions how to enforce and change custody and support orders how court trials work what military families need to know when 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.

Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce

Author: Emily Doskow

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325327

Category: Law

Page: 528

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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.

Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce

Author: Emily Doskow

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325327

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 1555

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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.

Nolo's Essential Guide to California Divorce (2014)

Author: Ed Sherman

Publisher: Ed Sherman

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 94

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Specific to California, this book gives you practical and legal advice in clear, simple language that will answer your questions and guide you to a faster, smoother, less painful and less expensive divorce. Shows you how to stay out of court and complete your divorce with little or no help from an attorney. Updated for 2014.

Nolo's Guide to California Law

Author: Editors Of Nolo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315720

Category: Law

Page: 426

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California law in broken down in plain-English. This handy little legal reference is an essential resource for every California home and business. Nolo's Guide to California Law provides you with quick, clear answers to the everyday questions you have about: child support custody consumer rights employee rights divorce bankruptcy adoption jury duty real estate debt and credit workplace rights workers' comp wills landlords and tenants serious illness and much more This is the only plain-English guide to the laws that affect Californians every day -- and now it is completely updated, covering domestic partnerships, employment protections, consumer privacy and more! Check out Nolo's list of California products. Not a California resident? Check out Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law.

How to Do Your Own Divorce in California in 2013

An Essential Guide for Every Kind of Divorce

Author: Ed Sherman

Publisher: Nolo PressOccidental

ISBN: 9780944508886

Category: Law

Page: 238

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For over 40 years this is THE book Californians turn to when facing divorce. Because of this book, about 60% of all California divorces go through the court system without the help (not to mention the expense and contentiousness) of lawyers, and over the years have saved untold BILLIONS of dollars in legal fees. This book shows you how to: Understand the rules and standards for a California divorce Decide what's fair and you want in your settlement agreement File a Petition or a Response Make a Settlement Agreement Get your Judgment It also includes practical advice, step-by-step instructions, forms and free help with local forms. The first part explains in detail how the law says you can divide your property and settle issues of custody, visitation and child support. It discusses the implications of doing your own divorce, how to start a divorce, how to serve divorce papers, California residency requirements, mandatory disclosure, the difference between retaining and just using an attorney, how to solve problems that come up, when you should get some help,how much your divorce will cost, and much more. The second part guides readers through the court process step by step — how to complete each of the forms and file them with the court.

Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Author: Gerald N. Hill,Kathleen Hill

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413310370

Category: Law

Page: 477

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

The Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave

Author: Lisa Guerin,Deborah C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413321666

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

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HR professionals and managers agree: The FMLA is a difficult law to apply in the real world. This book, written by two employment lawyers, explains how the law works step by step, from figuring out whether employees are eligible for leave to giving legally required notices, managing intermittent leave, rules for reinstatement, and much more. Filled with checklists, examples, forms, and problem-solving strategies, this book demystifies a complicated law, in Nolo’s trademark plain-English style.

Legal Answer Book for Families, The

Author: Emily Doskow,Marcia Stewart

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413319750

Category: Law

Page: 400

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At one time or another, the law will touch your family's life, and it's important that you have swift access to the most up-to-date information available so that your family's interests are protected. From the rights of kids, to inheritance rules, find everything you need to deal with everyday legal issues in The Legal Answer Book for Families. With this legal reference, you'll get: a clear overview of the laws that affect personal relationships and families of all kinds quick, accurate answers to everyday legal questions discussions of various legal documents relevant to your family, from marriage licenses to parenting agreements a collection of Family Law Rules & Resources, with details for all 50 states Easy-to-use, concise, and clear, The Legal Answer Book for Families is the perfect addition to any family's collection of practical reference books.

The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

Author: Deborah C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

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Every day, it seems, another company is in the news for the wrong reason: It’s been accused of harassment or discrimination against employees. Your company can avoid this fate by making sure managers and employees recognize and know how to respond to illegal conduct promptly and effectively. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination gives you a straightforward explanation of what the law requires of an employer and breaks down the steps to follow to make sure your company is in compliance. Taking into consideration the practical realities of applying the law in everyday situations, this guide answers common questions that you're likely to encounter. The book gives you thorough explanations, in plain English, of the important legal principles that human resources professionals, managers, and supervisors must understand in order to deal with harassment and discrimination in the workplace. You'll also get samples, quizzes, and real-world scenarios that will help you to apply these principles in situations you actually confront. Find guidance on: what harassment is and how to stop it when and how discrimination occurs how to draft and communicate effective policies how to conduct training how to handle employee complaints and investigate claims thoroughly how to protect the company with proper documentation, and what to expect if an employee files a charge or lawsuit. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination is packed with legal strategies and information for busy managers, giving you the tools to protect your employees—and the company—from workplace harassment and discrimination. This guide is the essential reference book for anyone who is responsible for addressing and preventing harassment and discrimination problems in the workplace. This book has forms and are downloadable through a special link in the book.

Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law

Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Author: Shae Irving,Nolo Editors

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323448

Category: Law

Page: 512

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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.

Living Together

A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples

Author: Frederick Hertz,Lina Guillen

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323790

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 376

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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!

Nolo's Guide to Single-Member LLCs

How to Form & Run Your Single-Member Limited Liability Company

Author: David M. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323278

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

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Easy to form and operate, SMLLCs combine some of the most desirable features of older, more traditional business structures like corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. Steingold provides an overview of everything you need to decide whether an SMLLC is the right choice for your business.

Divorce After 50

Your Guide to the Unique Legal and Financial Challenges

Author: Janice Green

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322271

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 392

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Today, 1 in 4 people going through a divorce are over 50. Over-50 divorces can be more financially burdensome because they usually involve alimony, retirement, health insurance, and Social Security benefits – this book covers all these issues and more.

Divorce & Money

How to Make the Best Financial Decisions During Divorce

Author: Violet Woodhouse,Lina Guillen

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323308

Category: Law

Page: 536

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All the information you need to split assets, easily and fairly. Especially in uncertain economic times, divorce isn’t simple. Turn to Divorce & Money, the acclaimed guide to evaluating and dividing assets during divorce, to avoid making financial mistakes that could affect you for the rest of your life. Learn how to: understand how a court evaluates assets determine the value of real estate and other assets negotiate a comprehensive settlement decide whether to keep or sell the house agree on fair child support understand how much, if any, alimony is appropriate divide debts fairly divide retirement benefits,and achieve financial stability after divorce. Divorce & Money shows you how to take control of your financial life during and after divorce—and avoid costly court fights.

Represent Yourself in Court

How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case

Author: Paul Bergman,Sara J. Berman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332309X

Category: Law

Page: 552

View: 9680

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How to prepare and present a winning civil court case Many disputes are too big for small claims court but too small to justify a lawyer’s fee. Fortunately, if you are willing to learn the courtroom ropes, you can successfully handle your own case from start to finish. Represent Yourself in Court breaks the pretrial and trial process down into easy-to-understand steps. Armed with these clear and thorough instructions, you’ll be well prepared to: file court papers present an opening statement deal with pretrial issues cross-examine hostile witnesses handle depositions make and respond to objections pick a jury if necessary get help from an attorney or legal coach discover, obtain and prepare your evidence deal with the court clerk and judge line up and prepare witnesses Whether you are a plaintiff or a defendant, this book will help you handle a bankruptcy, divorce, landlord-tenant dispute, breach of contract case, small business dispute—or any other civil lawsuit. This new edition is completely updated to include the latest rules and court procedures.

Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability

Getting & Keeping Your Benefits

Author: David A. Morton

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 0873379144

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 350

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Explains Social Security Disability, discusses how to apply for benefits, and offers samples of all major forms required.

How to Do Your Own Divorce in California in 2017

An Essential Guide for Every Kind of Divorce

Author: Ed Sherman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780996198325

Category: Law

Page: 248

View: 7958

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With "How to Do Your Own Divorce in California in 2017," Californians can obtain an uncontested divorce without hiring an attorney. Even for couples using an attorney, this book is an essential guide to making things go smoother and includes new and revised court forms for readers. The first part of the book explains in detail how to divide property and settle custody, visitation, and child support issues. The second part is a step-by-step guide through the court process, including how to complete important forms, when to file them, and how to get through a court appearance or even avoid it altogether. The included CDROM features demo versions of Nolo's CalSupport child and spousal support calculation software, Nolo's DealMaker Settlement Agreement software, and several other bonus items.

Nolo's Deposition Handbook

The Essential Guide for Anyone Facing or Conducting a Deposition

Author: Paul Bergman,Albert Moore

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413320597

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 440

View: 4319

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A guide for students, legal assistants and witnesses outlines the deposition process with coverage of how to answer questions and the tactics used by lawyers to influence testimony, incorporating into the latest edition updated cases, statutes and rules as well as new material on electronic information storage. Original.

Building a Parenting Agreement That Works

Child Custody Agreements Step by Step

Author: Mimi Lyster Zemmelman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413320678

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 352

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Counsels separating or divorcing parents on how to overcome obstacles and create win-win custody agreements, drawing on the expertise of a professional mediator to cover topics ranging from health care and education to religious training and financial needs. Original.