Know Your Rights!: Answers to Texans' Everyday Legal Questions

Know Your Rights!: Answers to Texans' Everyday Legal Questions

by Richard M. Alderman

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Know Your Rights!: Answers to Texans' Everyday Legal Questions by Richard M. Alderman

Richard Alderman, "The People's Lawyer," cuts through the legal jargon and helps you protect yourself, your family, and your property. This latest, updated edition gives you practical, easy-to-understand answers to all kinds of everyday questions about divorce, child support, and child custody; credit, bankruptcy, and debt collection; starting a business; leases and tenant rights; small claims court and lawyers; wills and probate; false advertising and warranties; immigration; and many other important legal concerns. Now in its eighth edition, this popular guide uses a simple question and answer format to help you understand and solve many common legal problems. In addition, you get sample forms and model letters, including a living will, a medical power of attorney, and durable power of attorney.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589795235
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 06/16/2010
Edition description: 8th Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Richard M. Alderman, B.S., J.D., LL.M., is associate dean for academic affairs and Dwight Olds Chair in Law at the University of Houston Law Center. Since 1980 he has appeared regularly on radio and television as "The People's Lawyer." He lives in Houston, Texas.

Table of Contents

1 Preface to the first edition 2 Preface to the seventh edition 3 Applying for Credit 4 Bankruptcy 5 Banks & Banking 6 Contracts 7 Credit Cards 8 Debt Collection 9 Divorce & Child Custody 10 Door-to-Door Sales 11 Employment 12 False & Deceptive Acts 13 Immigration 14 Landlord & Tenant Rights 15 Lawyers 16 Mail-Order, Telephone, & Online Sales 17 Neighborly Problems 18 Small Claims Court 19 Starting a Business 20 Warranties 21 Wills & Probate 22 Index 23 About the Author

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