Know your legal rights

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Kiplinger Books, Aug 1, 2001 - Law - 318 pages
Protect Yourself from Everyday Legal Problems That Could Cost You Plenty The law touches your wallet, your home, your job & your personal relationships. Yet you're probably not aware of all your legal rights & responsibilities. From auto insurance to zoning regulations, Know Your Legal Rights guides you over hundreds of legal hurdles in understandable language, not legal jargon. The Editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine have helped their 1,000,000 monthly readers deal with common legal issues for more than 50 years.

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Contents

How Do l Know That l Have a Legal Problem?
2
lf You Must Go to Court
8
Locating a Lawyer
14
lf Youre Not Satisfied With Your Lawyer
21
Credit Card Law
27
Credit Problems
33
Declaring Bankruptcy
41
Tax Compliance
47
Stopping Sexual Harassment
157
The Family and Medical Leave Act
163
Social Security
169
Your Right to TreatmentWithout Discrimination
177
Getting Health lnsurance Coverage
179
Medical Malpractice
186
Legal Tools That Give You Control at the End
193
CHAPTER
199

Your Car
55
Violations by Degree
61
ln Case of an Accident
66
More Whatlfs of Liability
72
Protect Yourself When Buying Used
80
Who Works for Whom?
87
Buyers and Sellers Questions
94
A Good Purchase Contract 100
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Getting Good Title to Your New Home 105
85
What Buyers Should Know Title Documents Youll
10
A Sellers Tax Obligations
121
Home Building Repair and Contract Work
129
Household Help
138
lf You Are the Tenant
146
Your Workplace Rights and Retirement
149
Remarriage
211
An Easy Way Out?
219
Parenthood
237
Paternity Actions
243
Child Care
249
Your Estate
255
Where Theres a Will Theres a Way
260
Decisions You Must Make
267
Whats Probate?
273
When Trusts Can and Cant Do for You
280
Tax Compliance at the End
290
Serving on Jury Duty
296
Entering Canada as a Tourist
302
Copyright