The Landlord's Legal Guide in Massachusetts

Author: Joseph P. DiBlasi,Mark Warda
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 1572483989
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 252
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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.

Massachusetts Landlord-Tenant Practice: Law and Forms: -Security Deposits and Last Month's Rent

Author: G. Emil Ward
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780615491240
Category: Law
Page: 42
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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.

Property Management Manual

For Massachusetts Rental Owners
Author: H. John Fisher
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780692293355
Category: Landlord and tenant
Page: 292
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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.

Stack the Legal Odds in Your Favor

Understand America’s Corrupt Judicial System—Protect Yourself Now and Boost Chances of Winning Cases Later
Author: Sara Naheedy,Tom Scott
Publisher: Smart Play Publishing
ISBN: 0996592903
Page: 260
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A highly acclaimed self-help book that is the hybrid product of two authors—one is a lawyer and one is not. The unique collaboration between them is not found in any other legal resource, nor is a significant portion of the material they cover. The book is packed with unbiased information about the current state of the legal system, why it is the way it is, where it is headed, and, most importantly, how to beat it at its own game! This is the only legal self-help resource that: - reveals secretive rules, discusses atypical strategies, and furnishes new information - contains the broad insight of authors internal and external to the U.S. legal system giving you a complete 360° view of it - provides ways to counteract the corrupt legal system so crucial for the average person to successfully fight a legal battle Sara and Tom have 30+ years of combined legal experience that they share in a practical, easy-to-read format. Learn about the wildly corrupt legal system now before it strikes. It is not a question of if, but when it will impact you. Having this knowledge will arm you best to fight a speeding ticket and other vehicular citations and to handle small claims, landlord-tenant issues, debt collection, criminal defense, divorce, probate, wills, and more.

Nolo’s Guide to Social Security Disability

Getting & Keeping Your Benefits
Author: David A. Morton III
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413322247
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 472
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Qualify for Social Security disability benefits, quickly and easily Here’s the step-by-step guidance you need if you’re dealing with a long-term or permanent disability. This comprehensive and compassionate book covers both Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income. Newly updated, it shows you how to prove a disability and explains how your age, education and work experience affect your chances. Parents will find special information about benefits available to children with a disability. Learn how to: find the disability criteria for your medical condition prove the severity of a disability appeal if you're denied benefits work part time while keeping your benefits prepare for a Continuing Disability Review, and more. Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability is written by a former Chief Medical Consultant for the Social Security Administration whose expert deciphering of the medical portions of SSA regulations will help you determine whether your condition will qualify you to receive disability payments, including breathing disabilities, heart disease, mental disorders, speech impairments, cancer, immune system disorders -- and much more. Plus, this book is packed with samples of all the major forms you’ll need.

Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 141332407X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 456
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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.

The Landlord's Legal Guide in California

Author: John Talamo,Mark Warda
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 1572483970
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 306
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According to California law, the procedures governing landlords must be followed or you could be held liable to tenants for thousands of dollars in damages and attorney's fees. The Landlord's Legal Guide in California clarifies the landlord/tenant laws in plain English so you can protect your rights as well as your investment. This book details how to confront difficult situations and deal with them in a professional manner. You will be provided with insight into the tenancy process along with forms, flowcharts and examples from actual cases to answer any questions that you may have about protecting your rights as a landlord.

The Landlord's Legal Guide in Texas

Author: Traci Truly
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 1572483555
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 199
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This book is essential for every Texas landlord. To be a successful (profitable) landlord, you must be prepared to deal with common problems that may arise during and after each tenancy. The Landlord's Legal Guide in Texas discusses how to avoid issues that may strain this relationship, including security deposits, general maintenance, and collecting unpaid rent. Written by an accomplished attorney, this legal guide will ease the stress and reduce the time needed to perform these duties by explaining the landlord's rights in easy-to-understand language.

Renters' Rights

Author: Janet Portman,Marcia Stewart
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324835
Category: Law
Page: 296
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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.

Neighbor Law

Fences, Trees, Boundaries & Noise
Author: Emily Doskow,Lina Guillen
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323421
Category: Law
Page: 392
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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.

Modern Legal Drafting

A Guide to Using Clearer Language
Author: Peter Butt
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107292689
Category: Law
Page: N.A
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Modern Legal Drafting provides a comprehensive, authoritative guide to drafting legal documents in effective, plain English. Peter Butt, a leading expert in the field, has fully revised and updated the text for this new edition. It combines a practical focus with the legal principles that underpin the use of plain language in law. This dual practical and academic approach distinguishes it from other books in the field. It includes expanded material on the techniques for achieving a style that is both clear and legally sound. It also includes new material on the challenges and merits of drafting in plain language, and provides many before-and-after examples to help both practising lawyers and students develop their skills. It takes an international approach, drawing upon case law and statutes from England, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, Ireland, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Foundations of Legal Research and Writing

Author: Carol M. Bast,Margie A. Hawkins
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133278299
Category: Law
Page: 624
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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.

The California Landlord's Law Book

Rights & Responsibilities
Author: David Brown,Janet Portman,Scott Freedman,Nils Rosenquest
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323634
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 512
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No resource, in print or online, gives such detailed and practical information to California landlords and property managers, who are subject to a large number of detailed state, local, and federal laws and regulations. The 40+ forms are designed for every common situation, from tenancy terminations to notices to enter to required disclosures—all of which are subject to legal requirements.

Criminal Law

A Desk Reference
Author: Paul Bergman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413322433
Category: Law
Page: 432
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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 Anarchist Cookbook

Author: William Powell
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1387589660
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: N.A
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The Anarchist Cookbook will shock, it will disturb, it will provoke. It places in historical perspective an era when "Turn on, Burn down, Blow up" are revolutionary slogans of the day. Says the author" "This book... is not written for the members of fringe political groups, such as the Weatherman, or The Minutemen. Those radical groups don't need this book. They already know everything that's in here. If the real people of America, the silent majority, are going to survive, they must educate themselves. That is the purpose of this book." In what the author considers a survival guide, there is explicit information on the uses and effects of drugs, ranging from pot to heroin to peanuts. There i detailed advice concerning electronics, sabotage, and surveillance, with data on everything from bugs to scramblers. There is a comprehensive chapter on natural, non-lethal, and lethal weapons, running the gamut from cattle prods to sub-machine guns to bows and arrows.

How to Make a Florida Will

Author: Mark Warda
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 157248456X
Category: Wills
Page: 116
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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.

The Property Management Tool Kit

Author: Mike Beirne
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814429419
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 337
View: 1168

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The Regional Vice President of the National Apartment Association (NAA) offers his insights on property management here in 10 concise chapters. Advice covers investment, financials (including cash flow and recordkeeping), and strategies to create value.

The Art of Game Design

A Book of Lenses, Second Edition
Author: Jesse Schell
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498759564
Category: Computers
Page: 600
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Good game design happens when you view your game from as many perspectives as possible. Written by one of the world's top game designers, The Art of Game Design presents 100+ sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design, encompassing diverse fields such as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, puzzle design, and anthropology. This Second Edition of a Game Developer Front Line Award winner: Describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design Demonstrates how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in top-quality video games Contains valuable insight from Jesse Schell, the former chair of the International Game Developers Association and award-winning designer of Disney online games The Art of Game Design, Second Edition gives readers useful perspectives on how to make better game designs faster. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games that will be played again and again.