The Landlord's Legal Guide in Massachusetts thoroughly explains Massachusetts landlord/tenant laws in easy-to-understand language. Complete with step-by-step instructions and the forms you need, this book can significantly reduce your costs and potential liability as a landlord.
AVOID PAYING YOUR TENANTS TREBLE DAMAGES AND ATTORNEY'S FEES FOR MISHANDLNIG THEIR SECURITY DEPOSIT!! If you handle security deposits, you must have this authoritative and critical information to plot a course around the many pitfalls of this extremely harsh law. An expert in the field, Mr. Ward has practiced for over thirty-two years in this area of law. He has authored consumer pamphlets describing landlords' and tenants' rights for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has taught the subject in law school. He has lectured on the subject to judges, landlords, lawyers, brokers, managers, and tenants. Mr. Ward has spoken on TV about landlord and tenant law and he literally wrote the book: Massachusetts Landlord-Tenant Practice: Law and Forms.
Rental property management is a demanding profession, no matter how many units you own or maintain. This book, authored by H. John Fisher and produced by Way Finders - now in the fourth printing of its sixth edition - has become a standard text. Property Management Manual for Massachusetts Rental Owners, in easy-to-understand language, addresses these key topics: (1) Basic law and regulations currently governing the relationship between owners of rental property in Massachusetts and their tenants; (2) Effective legal procedures and processes; and (3) Good rental management practices.
This book explains Florida law so that you can effectively write and execute your own will. With How to Make a Florida Will, you will have all the knowledge you need to make a will easily and painlessly.
This book is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as managers and other key small business employees, who want a practical and comprehensive guide to business laws without paying a fortune in legal fees. The book helps owners and managers successfully start and run a small business, from raising startup money to protecting personal assets to negotiating leases and contracts.
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FOUNDATIONS OF LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING, Fifth Edition is the ideal resource for paralegals. The book's up-to-the-minute coverage tackles the ever-evolving areas of computer-assisted research and Cyber law, in addition to traditional legal research, analysis, and writing. Extensive research chapters address primary and secondary sources, citating, Lexis/Nexis, the Internet, and more, while writing sections center on drafting client opinion letters, pleadings, contracts, office memos, memoranda of law, and appellate briefs. Every chapter gives you practice writing opportunities, as well as traditional and computer-assisted research assignments to help develop your skills. Detailed case excerpts, samples, tips, and discussions further support the assignments, and illustrate the many perils of inadequate research and poor legal writing. Readers everywhere agree that FOUNDATIONS OF LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING, Fifth Edition delivers the concepts you need for success in the most demanding law firms and legal departments today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
No other text conveys such a passion for this profoundly important discipline. Delivering the material in their signature engaging style, the authors pepper their writing with a focus on human conflict that illustrates legal issues from the business manager's perspective. While more brief than traditional business law texts, ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LAW, 5TH Edition provides solid coverage of the core topics, especially contracts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Protect yourself and make the most of your business venture without the expense and delay of hiring a lawyer, by incorporating your business on your own. How to Form a Corporation in Texas contains everything you need to legally incorporate in the state of Texas. This book helps make incorporating your business a simple process that will not drain your vital time and capital.
Handle problems with landlords and roommates! The landlord ignores your repair requests. Your roommate is always late with his share of the rent. Your upstairs neighbors party all the time. The landlord won't return your security deposit. How can you deal with these problems--and others--and prevent them from happening again? Turn to Renters' Rights: The Basics for answers! Written in plain English, this fully updated bestseller covers: leases and rental agreements credit reports and references roommates sublets and short-term vacation rentals privacy discrimination and retaliation security deposits repairs and maintenance getting out of a lease, and and more. This 9th edition, featuring easy-to-use summaries of each state's laws, is completely updated and revised to reflect the key landlord-tenant laws of your state.
Understand criminal Law!Learn your rights and how to protect yourself Whether you face a criminal case, work in law enforcement, or simply want to know more about the criminal law system, this book can help. Criminal Law: A Desk Reference covers the basic to the complex in alphabetical order. Whether it’s “alibi” or “writ of habeas corpus,” the book makes it easy to find and understand what you’re looking for. It even provides links to articles about the law in your state. With this book you’ll be able to: • learn the law with real-life examples • understand procedures from arraignment through appeals • determine defenses to common crimes • examine actual criminal statutes • understand new movements in the law, like "revenge porn" prosecutions, and • learn about working with a lawyer. The third edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest criminal law trends and Supreme Court rulings.
The criminal justice system is complicated, understand it and your rights Criminal law is full of complex rules and procedures, but this book demystifies them. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and—most important—the options for suspects, defendants, and victims. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer. In plain English, The Criminal Law Handbook covers: search and seizure arrest, booking, and bail Miranda arraignment plea bargains trials sentencing working with defense attorneys common defenses constitutional rights juvenile court preliminary hearings appeals, and public defenders This edition is completely updated, covering the latest changes in criminal and U.S Supreme Court cases. Written by the authors of Represent Yourself in Court, Paul Bergman, J.D. and Sara Berman, J.D.
Is the noise from next door keeping you up at night? Is the view from your backyard being obstructed? Is a neighborhood business driving you crazy? Learn your rights and responsibilities with Neighbor Law, Nolo's clear-cut, comprehensive guide to the laws concerning common neighbor disputes. This popular bestseller covers: fences trees animal issues boundaries blocked views noise water issues neighborhood businesses dangers to children ("attractive nuisances") secondhand smoke and other pollutants, and drones. In plain English, Neighbor Law explains how to find applicable laws and resolve disputes without going to court. It tells you when the law is on your side and how to deal with your neighbors without creating enemies. If you must go to small claims court, you will also find all the facts you need here.