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Title:
The most valuable personal legal forms you'll ever need
Author:
Warda, Mark.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Naperville, Ill. : Sphinx Pub., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 287 pages ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
General legal form issues -- Family legal forms -- Forms for settling an estate -- Financial legal forms -- Personal property forms -- Real estate forms -- Employment forms -- Miscellaneous forms.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781572483606
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Getting the right legal forms can cost you thousands of dollars in lawyers fees; using incomplete or poorly drafted forms can also be expensive. But with a good starting point and an understanding of the issues, you can easily tailor your own simple contracts, forms and agreements. The Most Valuable Personal Legal Forms You'll Ever Need provides you with all of the important legal forms you need to save thousands of dollars in legal fees and protect yourself from liability.


Author Notes

Mark Warda Licensed in Florida, he has written or co-author over sixty self-help law books
James C. Ray received his his law degree from the Duke Law School. Mr. Ray is now a visiting lecturer in business law at North Carolina State University


Table of Contents

Using Self-Help Law Booksp. VII
Introductionp. XI
Chapter 1 Basics of Legal Formsp. 1
Types of Legal Forms
Contracts
Mutual Agreement
Oral Contracts
Addendum to Contract
Amending a Contract
Assigning a Contract
Terminating a Contract
Right of Rescission
Title Transfer and Acknowledgment
Authorization
Components of Legal Forms
Duplicate Copies
Duplicate Originals
Seals
Signatures
Witnesses
Notaries and Acknowledgements
Facsimile and Email Acceptance
Chapter 2 Family Legal Formsp. 21
Living Together
Cohabitation Agreement
Premarital Agreements
Marital Agreements
Separation Agreements
Divorce Settlements
Care of Children
Care of Pets
Address Change
Birth and Death Certificates
Passport Application
Social Security Number
Chapter 3 Forms for Estate Planningp. 29
Will
Self-Proving Statement
Codicil
Avoiding Probate
Joint Property
Totten Trust
Formal Trust
Personal Property
Power of Attorney
Living Will
Anatomical Gifts (Organ Donation)
Chapter 4 Financial Legal Formsp. 39
Receipt
Promissory Note
Amortization
Interest
Negotiability
Guarantee
Security
Forms for Credit Matters
Credit Report
Dealing with Debt
Judgments
Credit Cards
Identity Theft
Loans
Chapter 5 Personal Property Formsp. 49
Placing an Order
Buying and Selling
Installment Sales
Loaning Property
Chapter 6 Real Estate Formsp. 55
Buying and Selling Real Estate
Real Estate Contracts
Real Estate Deeds
Financing Real Estate
Mortgage or Deed of Trust
Real Estate Options
Leasing and Renting Real Estate
Rental Application
Property Inspections
Lead-Based Paint
Pets
Amendments to Lease
Lease Assignments and Subleases
Roommates
Tenant Maintenance Problems
Expiring Leases
Waiver and Assumption of Risk
Declaration of Homestead
Chapter 7 Employment Formsp. 71
Employees
Applicant's Background
Taxes
Employment Agreement
Independent Contractors
Contractor Agreement
Changes to Contract
Chapter 8 Miscellaneous Formsp. 77
Affidavit
Dispute Resolution
Arbitration
Mediation
Covenant Not to Sue
Discharging Liability (After it Arises)
Freedom of Information Act Request
Unwanted Solicitations
Glossaryp. 87
Appendix Formsp. 97
Indexp. 285

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