Lawyers Desk, Book 2009

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Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, Mar 23, 2009 - Law - 1500 pages
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Lawyer’s Desk Book is an extraordinary guide that youcan’t afford to be without. Used by over 150,000 attorneys and legalprofessionals, this must-have reference supplies you with instant,authoritative legal answers, without exorbitant research fees. Packed withcurrent, critical information, Lawyer’s Desk Book includes:Practical guidance on virtually any legal matter you might encounter:real estate transactions, trusts, divorce law, securities, mergers andacquisitions, computer law, tax planning, credit and collections,employer-employee relations, personal injury, and more - over 75 key legalareas in all!Quick answers to your legal questions, without having to search stacksof material, or wade through pages of verbiage.Key citations of crucial court cases, rulings, references, codesections, and more.More than 1500 pages of concise, practical, insightful information . Nofluff, no filler. Just the facts you need to know.The Lawyer's Desk Book, 2008 Edition incorporates recent courtdecisions, legislation, and administrative rulings. Federal statutes andrevised sentencing guides covered in this edition reflect a growing interestin preventing terrorism, punishing terror-related crimes, and promotinggreater uniformity of sentencing. There is also new material on intellectualproperty law, on legislation stemming from corporate scandals, such as theSarbanes- Oxley Act, and on legislation to cut individual and corporate taxrates, such as the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act. Chapters arein sections on areas including business planning and litigation, contract andproperty law, and law office issues.

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DANA SHILLING is the author of more than twenty books, including Lawyer's Desk Book, Eleventh Edition, 60 Minute Financial Planner, The Complete Guide to Human Resources and the Law, and Financial Planning for the Older Client, Fifth Edition. Her articles on legal and financial issues have appeared in such magazines as Vogue, CFO, Working Woman, Cosmopolitan, Aging Today, Estate Planning Studies, and others.

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