Una referencia esencial para sus preguntas legales diarias (An Essential Reference for Your Everyday Legal Questions)

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Saber Sus Derechos provides a "big picture" view of the U.S. legal system. It presents the major areas of law with which the average individual is concerned-individual rights, family situations and property.

This book begins with a clear explanation of the types of law. It then proceeds with an overview of our judicial system, giving understandable explanations of the various court systems. The third section of the book identifies and explains the most common areas of the law ...

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Overview

Saber Sus Derechos provides a "big picture" view of the U.S. legal system. It presents the major areas of law with which the average individual is concerned-individual rights, family situations and property.

This book begins with a clear explanation of the types of law. It then proceeds with an overview of our judicial system, giving understandable explanations of the various court systems. The third section of the book identifies and explains the most common areas of the law that impact our daily lives-contracts, domestic relations, taxes, landlord/tenant and much more.

Written by a practicing attorney, this title gives everyone the solid home legal reference they need.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572485662
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/18/2006
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,420,120
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Brien A. Roche received his law degree from George Washington University. He is a member of the District of Columbia and Virginia State Bars. Mr. Roche is a former associate professor at a local Virginia college and has also lectured extensively at Virginia Continuing Legal Seminars for practicing professionals. He is a managing partner in the McLean, Virginia firm of Johnson and Roche, where his practice focuses on personal injury and civil litigation.
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Table of Contents

Prólogo
Sección uno: El origen de las leyes en los Estados Unidos
Capítulo uno: Derecho constitucional
La Constitucíon de los EE.UU. es un pacto
Los artículos de la Constitución
La Declaración de derechos (Bill of Rights)
Décimocuarta enmienda
Otras enmiendas
Constituciones estatales
Capítulo dos: Derecho legislado
Derecho de preferencia
Códigos
Derecho administrativo
Capítulo tres: Jurisprudencia
Tribunales federales
Sistema Judicial
Tipos de casos
Tribunales estatales.
Jurisprudencia.
Análisis legal
Sección dos: El sistema judicial
Capítulo cuatro: Litigios civiles
La justicia civil en el sistema judicial estatal
Presentación de demandas
Notificación de la demanda
Contestación por parte del demandado
Etapa de diligencias investigativas extrajudiciales
Procedimiento previo y etapa de apertura a prueba
Alegatos iniciales
Presentación de la prueba
Instrucciones al jurado
Veredicto
Peticiones posteriores a la etapa probatoria
Recurso de apelación
Normas del tribunal
Capítulo cinco: Derecho y procedimiento penal
Garantías constitucionales
Norma de exclusión
Procedimiento penal
Principio de prueba
Órdenes
Los derechos "Miranda"
Revisión juicial de los arrestos
Fiscales
Primera comparencencia ante el tribunal
Alegatos
Procedimientos previos a la etapa probatoria
Delitos de mayor y de menor cuantía
Casos de tribunales de faltas
Etapa de diligencias investigativas extrajudiciales
Derecho
Juicio por jurado
Derecho al careo
Estándar de prueba
Pronunciamiento de la sentencia
Recurso de apelación viii Una Guía de Referencia Esencial
Cosa juzgada
Habeas Corpus
La justicia penal en el sistema judicial federal
Capítulo seis: Derecho penal y delitos específicos
Asesinato
Delitos contra las personal y delitos sin víctimas
Delitos contra la propiedad
Intención criminal
Responsabilidad objetiva y responsabilidad indirecta
Tentativa
Instigación.
Cómplices
Conspiración
Defensas
Capítulo siete: Derecho de menores
Derechos de los adolescentes
Responsabilidad de los padres
Capítulo ocho: Jurados-régimen aplicable
Capítulo nueve: Testigos-régimen aplicable
Sección tres: Áreas del derecho
Capítulo diez: Contratos
Oferta y aceptación
Contraprestación
Subastas
Código Uniforme de Comercio (UCC)
Formalidad eserita
Defensas contractuales
Prueba oral
Incumplimiento sustancial
Indemnización por daños y perjucios
Daños líquidos y determinados
Resarcimiento bajo el sistema de equity
Lista de control de contratos
Indíce
Capítulo once: Actos ilícitos civiles
Culpa
Accidente automovilístico
Responsabilidad sobre la propiedad
Responsabilidad del fabricante
Responsabilidad professional
Patrón de debido cuidado
Niños
Objetos peligrosos
Res Ipsa Loquitur
Responsabilidad indirecta
Responsabilidad objetiva
Delitos civiles
Daños y perjuicios
Responsabilidad solidaria
Proporcionalidad de la culpa y culpa concurrente
Defensas afirmativas
Daños por fallecimiento
Capítulo doce: Relaciones de familia
Matrimonio
Anulación
Divorcio
Casuales
Requisito de corroboración
Defensas
Tenencia
Cambio de la tenencia
Adopción y paternidad
Pagos de manutención para el niño
Pagos de manutención para esposos
División de bienes
Acuerdos prenupciales y post-nupciales
Capítulo trece: Derechos del locador/locatario
Locaciones
Capítulo catorce: Sucesiones
Autenticación de un testamento
Albacea testamentario
Impuestos
Tutela, poder y fideicomiso
Testamento en vida e instrucciones médicas por adelantado
Capítulo quince: Impuestos
Impuestos federales
Impuestos estatales
IRS
Capítulo dieciséis: Bienes raíces
Prescripción adquisitiva
Contratos de bienes raíces
Capítulo diecisiete: Quiebras
Capítulo
Capítulo
Capítulo dieciocho: El empleo
Discriminación
Leyes federales
Empleo a voluntad
Horas extra y salario mínimo
Desempleo
Indemnización y despido
Capítulo diecinueve: Indemnización por accidentes de trabajo
Demandas
Subsidios
Demandas contra terceros
Capítulo veinte: Seguros
Seguro de automóvil
Seguro de vida
Seguro de salud
Seguro de vivienda
Agentes de seguros
Indíce
Conclusión
Glosario
El Autor
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