A Guide to Legal Rights for People with Disabilities

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Demos, Jan 1, 1994 - Reference - 140 pages
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Marc D. Stolman, a leading expert on the Americans with Disabilities Act and its impact on disabled individuals, provides a straightforward and practical guide to current legal provisions that will assist people with disabilities and their families to take maximum advantage of current laws.
This new and welcome book deals comprehensively with the legal problems most often encountered by people with disabilities. It is primarily written for non-lawyers, but lawyers may also benefit from it.
Disabled people often encounter discrimination, and need to know about the laws that protect their jobs and require that public facilities be made accessible for handicapped customers. This book provides a comprehensive and readable explanation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Here you will find answers to the most common questions about the laws involved in insurance, government benefits, wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, bankruptcy, debt collection, credit reports, and how you can enforce your rights.

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Chapter 1Disability Rights Are Civil Rights
Other Federal Laws
Chapter 2Who Is Legally Considered

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