A Straightforward Guide to Knowing Your Rights and Using the Courts

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Straightforward co Ltd, Aug 1, 2010 - Civil law - 166 pages
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A comprehensive guide to the British legal system and the practical use of the courts when contemplating any form of legal action. The book will enable the reader to understand this complex area and to feel confident enough to embark on the process of going to court - in most cases without the use of a solicitor. Overall, this concise book will prove invaluable to all who read it, containing a wealth of information about all areas of the law.
 

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Contents

Understanding the legal system in Great Britain
5
Using solicitors and barristers the Legal Help Scheme
13
Resolution of disputes and taking legal action
21
Using the small claims court
26
Accidents and compensation
34
The law and the consumer
43
Employment rights
57
Children and adults
72
Providing financially for children
86
The law of divorce
89
Civil Partnerships
115
The law and landlord and tenant
124
The police getting arrested police complaints
150
Useful addresses
154
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