The Legal Forms Toolkit: All the Tools You'll Need to Create Your Own Customized Legal Forms

Overview

This valuable reference contains hundreds of authoritative and understandable legal forms that are fully customizable and have been written in clear and understandable language. Concise, straightforward instructions tell you when the forms are necessary, how to prepare them correctly, and what the legal effect of each form will be. All of the forms are provided on the enclosed CD in two easy-to-use formats

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
$35.95
BN.com price
(Save 10%)$39.95 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Other Format)
  • All (4) from $2.43   
  • New (3) from $23.71   
  • Used (1) from $2.43   
Sending request ...

Overview

This valuable reference contains hundreds of authoritative and understandable legal forms that are fully customizable and have been written in clear and understandable language. Concise, straightforward instructions tell you when the forms are necessary, how to prepare them correctly, and what the legal effect of each form will be. All of the forms are provided on the enclosed CD in two easy-to-use formats

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781892949486
  • Publisher: Nova Publishing Company IL
  • Publication date: 7/16/2009
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,415,866
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Introduction to the Legal Forms Toolkit 13

How to Use This Book 14

State Law Appendices Provided on CD 14

Instructions for Using Forms-on-CD 15

Chapter 1 Contracts 19

Instructions 20

General Contract 24

Extension of Contract 25

Modification of Contract 26

Termination of Contract 27

Assignment of Contract 28

Consent to Assignment of Contract 29

Chapter 2 Signatures and Notary Acknowledgments 30

Instructions 31

Corporate Acknowledgment and Signature Line 34

Partnership Acknowledgment and Signature Line 35

Limited Liability Company Acknowledgment and Signature Line 36

Sole Proprietorship Acknowledgment and Signature Line 37

Power of Attorney Acknowledgment and Signature Line 38

Individual Acknowledgment and Signature Line 39

Husband and Wife Acknowledgment and Signature Line 40

Chapter 3 Powers of Attorney 41

Types of Power of Attorney 41

General Power of Attorney 43

Unlimited Power of Attorney 48

Limited Power of Attorney 59

Durable Unlimited Powers of Attorney for Financial Affairs 64

Effective Immediately 67

Effective on Incapacitation or Disability 71

Durable Health Care Power of Attorney 75

Revocation of Durable Health Care Power of Attorney 84

Witness Affidavit of Oral Revocation of Durable Health Care Power of Attorney 86

Revocation of Powers of Attorney 88

Chapter 4 Probate and Successor Trustee/Executor Information 90

Successor Trustee/Executor Duties Checklist Instructions 93

Successor Trustee/Executor Information List Instructions 96

Chapter 5 Wills 97

Property and Taxation Information 98

Federal and State Taxes Relating to Estates 103

Property Questionnaire Instructions105

Beneficiary and Gift Information 106

Selecting Your Will 110

Preparing and Signing a Will 115

Safeguarding Your Will 117

Instructions for Will for Married Person with Children (Using Children's Trust) 118

Instructions for Will for Married Person with No Children 126

Instructions for Will for Single Person with No Children 132

Chapter 6 Living Trusts 138

Creating a Living Trust 141

Living Trust with a Children's Trust Included 148

Living Trust without a Children's Trust 153

Schedule of Assets of Living Trust 158

Schedule of Beneficiaries of Living Trust 160

Assignment to Living Trust 165

Registration of Living Trust 167

New York Notice of Assignment of Property to Living Trust 167

Chapter 7 Living Wills 168

Typical Living Will Provisions 169

Instructions for Preparing and Signing a Living Will 171

Instructions for Revocation of Living Will 177

Chapter 8 Advance Health Care Directives 178

When You Should Use an Advance Health Care Directive 181

Witness and Notary Requirements 182

Instructions for Preparing Your Advance Health Care Directive 183

Instructions for Revocation of Advance Health Care Directive 185

Witness Affidavit of Oral Revocation of Advance Health Care Directive 188

Additional Information for Advance Health Care Directive 190

Chapter 9 Premarital Agreements 191

Instructions for Premarital Agreement 194

Chapter 10 Marital Settlement Agreements 197

Preliminary Questionnaire 198

Document Checklist 199

What Will be the Grounds for Your Divorce? 200

Tax Consequences of Divorce 201

Marital Settlement Agreement Instructions 204

Property Division Questionnaire 216

Property Division Worksheet 223

Financial Statement Instructions 226

Alimony, Maintenance, Spousal Support 231

Alimony Questionnaire 231

Child Custody Questionnaire 235

Child Custody and Visitation 236

Custody and Visitation Worksheet Instructions 241

Child Support 246

Child Support Worksheet and Guidelines Instructions 249

Completing Your Marital Settlement Agreement 253

Chapter 11 Releases 256

Instructions for Release 257

General Release 258

Mutual Release 259

Specific Release 260

Chapter 12 Receipts 261

Instructions for Receipts 261

Receipt in Full 263

Receipt on Account 264

Receipt for Goods 265

Chapter 13 Leases of Real Estate 266

Instructions 267

Credit/Rental Application 283

Move-in/Move-Out Checklist and Acknowledgment 285

Residential Lease 287

Month-to-Month Rental Agreement 290

Commercial Lease 292

Lease with Purchase Option 294

Amendment of Lease 297

Extension of Lease 298

Mutual Termination of Lease 299

Assignment of Lease 300

Consent to Assignment of Lease 301

Sublease 302

Consent to Sublease of Lease 303

Notice of Rent Default 304

Notice of Breach of Lease 305

Notice to Pay Rent or Vacate 306

Landlord's Notice to Terminate Lease 307

Final Notice Before Legal Action 308

Notice of Lease 309

Receipt for Lease Security Deposit 310

Rent Receipt 310

Chapter 14 Rental and Sale of Personal Property 311

Instructions for Rental of Personal Property 311

Instructions for Sale of Personal Property 312

Personal Property Rental Agreement 315

Contract for Sale of Personal Property 317

Bill of Sale with Warranties 318

Bill of Sale without Warranties 319

Bill of Sale Subject to Debt 320

Chapter 15 Sale of Real Estate 321

Instructions for Sale of Real Estate 321

Agreement to Sell Real Estate 332

Contract for Deed 335

Declaration of Intent to Default and Forfeit Contract for Deed 338

Option to Buy Real Estate 339

Offer to Purchase Real Estate 340

Lead Warning Statement 341

Appraisal Report 342

Appraisal Affidavit 343

Quitclaim Deed 344

Warranty Deed 346

Chapter 16 Promissory Notes 348

Promissory Note Instructions 348

Promissory Note (Installment Repayment) 352

Promissory Note (Lump Sum Repayment) 352

Promissory Note (on Demand) 353

Release of Promissory Note 354

Demand and Notice of Default on Installment Promissory Note 354

Chapter 17 Business Operations 355

Instructions for Business Operations Forms 358

Agreement for Sale of Business 364

Agreement for Sale of Business Assets 367

Notice of Intention to Use Fictitious Name 369

Affidavit of Use of Fictitious Name 370

Partnership Agreement 371

Chapter 18 Employment Documents 373

Employment Document Instructions 373

General Employment Contract 376

Independent Contractor Agreement 378

Index 380

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)