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

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Taylor Trade Publications, Nov 10, 2005 - Law - 280 pages
Richard Alderman, "The People's Lawyer," cuts through the jargon of the "legalese" and helps you protect yourself, your family, and your property. This book gives you practical, easy-to-understand answers to all kinds of everyday questions about divorce, child support, credit, bankruptcy, leases and tenant rights, small claims court, wills and probate, immigration, and much more.
Now in its seventh edition, this popular guide uses a simple question and answer format to help you understand and solve many common legal problems. In addition, the author provides sample forms and model letters, including a living will, a medical power of attorney, and durable power of attorney.
 

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Contents

Applying For Credit
1
Bankruptcy
20
Banks Banking
31
Contracts
40
Credit Cards
54
Debt Collection
66
Divorce Child Custody
95
DoorToDoor Sales
119
Landlord Tenant Rights
171
Lawyers
193
MailOrder Telephone Online Sales
196
Neighborly Problems
202
Small Claims Court
214
Starting A Business
228
Warranties
237
Wills Probate
251

Employment
122
False Deceptive Acts
135
Immigration
157
Index
303
About the Author
315
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Richard M. Alderman 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 stations as "The People's Lawyer." He lives in Houston, Texas.

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