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Title:
The women's guide to legal issues
Author:
Jones, Nancy L. (Nancy Leigh), 1960-
Publication Information:
Los Angeles, Ca : Renaissance Books, 2000.
Physical Description:
xvi, 414 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781580631419
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Just about everything we do today has some sort of legal ramification. Whether it's buying a car or house, getting married or divorced, applying for a job, an unexpected illness, signing a contract, renting an apartment, or having children, there is a vast array of laws you need to know and understand.

Women are particularly vulnerable in today's complex American legal system. An up-to-date, thorough, and inexpensive book addressing women's legal rights has been long overdue. Too many women have lost fortunes and jobs because they were uninformed about the law. Don't let this happen to you.

The Women's Guide to Legal Issues is your best resource for self-education, a simple way to improve the quality of your life. Nancy Jones' twelve years of legal expertise devoted to women's issues gives this book a unique position in the marketplace. It's a comprehensive guide dedicated solely to women, not just in the working world but throughout every facet of life. Don't make another legal move until you've consulted this handy and essential reference.

A woman must understand her rights when she: Files for a divorce, Is a victim of rape or physical abuse, Faces gender discrimination, Contemplates getting an abortion, Fights for custody of her child, Considers signing a prenuptial agreement.


Author Notes

Nancy Jones is an attorney with over twelve years of experience devoted primarily to fighting for the legal rights of women.

Phil Philcox has written over 1,200 magazine articles and forty books, including The Executive's Business Information Sourcebook and Social Security Update . They reside in Florida.