Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

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Shae Irving
Nolo, 2003 - Law - 490 pages
Compiled by Nolo's team of attorney-editors and written in our straightforward, plain-English style, this book provides answers to the legal questions that come up every day. Organized by topic, it steers readers clear of legal potholes involving: - divorce - credit - workplace rights - wills - estate planning - lemon laws - child support- criminal law - patent, copyrights and trademarks - and much more.

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User Review  - jeffreydbrown - LibraryThing

This is the first Nolo Press book (of the many I own or have read) to disappoint me. It is so general as to its subject matter and jurisdictions that it cannot address any specific legal matter in a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather19 - LibraryThing

Well, this book is a good starter for law-knowledge, I can say that much. Much of it seems to be common sense advice, and pointing to other books. By "common sense advice", I mean that I lost count of ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

Shae Irving graduated from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley in 1993. She did a brief stint at a San Francisco law firm before she turned and ran screaming toward Nolo. She is the co-author of the Legal Manual that accompanies Nolo's WillMaker software. In addition, she edits many Nolo titles, including Nolo's Everyday Law Book, Nolo¿s Pocket Guide to California Law and Estate Planning Basics. Of late, Shae spends most of her worktime coordinating and editing Nolo's Legal Encyclopedia and Dictionary, both online at

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