Theres no place like home! Ready to say goodbye to your landlord? With help from Nolos Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home, youll not only find the right house for you, youll have fun doing it. Learn how to: research the local market and listings choose a house, condo, co-op, or townhouse create a realistic budget qualify for a loan you can truly afford borrow a down payment from friends or family protect yourself with inspections and insurance, and negotiate and close the deal successfully. Youll find insights from 15 real estate professionalsagents, attorneys, mortgage specialists, a home inspector, and more. Its like having a team of experts by your side! Plus, read real-life stories of over 20 first-time homebuyers. Download the Homebuyers Toolkit Dozens of customizable forms that will help you find your dream home, crunch the numbers, interview real estate professionals, inspect the house thoroughly, and more more details inside.
Take the fear and mystery out of your deposition Nolos Deposition Handbook is a must-read for anyone taking, defending, or facing a deposition. Youll find all the information and instructions you need, whether or not a lawyer is representing you. Packed with concrete suggestions and examples, this book explains how to arrange a convenient date, prepare for the deposition, and respond to questions with confidence. Best of all, youll learn the three golden rules for answering questions, and the trick questions lawyers often use to influence testimony. Written in plain English, Nolos Deposition Handbook is an excellent resource for: eyewitnesses expert witnesses parties to a lawsuit people who represent themselves in court lawyers, law students, and legal assistants, and anyone involved in a deposition. The 7th edition is updated to include information on electronic discovery and the latest statutes, court cases, and federal rules.
Our current economic climate has led many people to start their own businesses—by choice, necessity, or a little of each. And since everyone wants to limit their personal liability when starting a business, LLCs have become very popular. This book simplifies LLC concepts and helps the reader decide whether to form an LLC or some other type of business entity.
How to advocate for your childs education Many children have learning disabilitiesand its up to parents and schools to work together to ensure that each childs unique educational needs are met. But what if the school disagrees with your goals for your child? You are at a disadvantage if you dont know the law. This book teaches you to: identify a learning disability understand your child's rights to education untangle eligibility rules and evaluations prepare and make your best case to school administrators develop IEP goals and advocate for their adoption, and explore and choose the best programs and services. Written by an expert whos fought for kids for many years, the 8th edition includes summaries of important court decisions and expanded information on independent evaluations and bullying, and provides the forms, sample letters, resources, and encouragement you need. With Downloadable Forms: download forms, letters and resources (details inside).
A brilliantly clear and up-to-date patent guide This bestselling primer is packed with everything inventors need to know about patent law basics, including current patent regulations, filing rules, and caselaw resulting from the America Invents Act, the most important change to American patent law in two centuries. Nolo’s Patents for Beginners helps inventors: document an invention “read and write” patents understand how and why to make a patent search determine patent ownership acquire patent rights understand the basics of patent infringement get international patent protection, and decide whether to file a provisional patent. You’ll also find patent and invention resources and a glossary of patent terms. This new edition is completely updated to cover all the latest changes in patent law and regulations.