A Do-it-Yourself Guide to Saving Time, Saving Money, and Avoiding Lawsuits
You’ll soon be able to handle many of the legal issues that may arise with the help of Bob Bauman’s latest book.
Granted, you may run into some complicated legal situations during your lifetime that will require the expertise of a professional. But even then, this book gives you the information needed to realistically assess your situation and, if needed, understand the recommendations and actions of your attorney.
Robert E. Bauman JD, former Member of the U.S. Congress, graduate of the Law Center at Georgetown University, and an attorney with over 40 years of experience teaches you how to handle your own legal affairs in a no-nonsense, jargon-free style. Lawyer-Proof Your Life reviews over 100 common, everyday legal concerns and explains how you can handle them yourself — without having to pay high fees to hire a lawyer.
You’ll learn how to mend your own legal wounds, save thousands, and even avoid many legal problems all together. This user-friendly legal guide will help you make the right choice when deciding whether you should hire an attorney or if you can take care of it on your own.
Here’s just a sample of the topics covered:
Everything you need to know before drawing up or signing a contract of any kind
How to protect your loved ones and control distribution of your estate with different types of wills, trusts, and guardianships
How to secure your assets by incorporating your business or forming a partnership
Your rights and legal obligations concerning marriage, divorce, alimony, and child support
What to do if you’re involved in a civil lawsuit—whether you’re the injured party or the one being sued
How to protect yourself when buying, selling or renting a property
What to do if you are involved in a car accident
How to handle traffic citations and problems with automobile insurance
Your rights as a consumer
What to do if you’re arrested and charged with a crime
Possible DUI and DWI defenses
The best ways to deal with the government in disputes over Social Security, disability payments, and workman’s compensation
How to file a small claims case
The best sources for performing legal and public research
How to simplify legal paperwork
And much, much more!
Complete with over a dozen sample forms and a detailed glossary of legal terms, Lawyer-Proof Your Life can help you avoid lawsuits and deal with many of the legal issues that may arise in today’s lawsuit happy society.
Praise for the book:
“One of the most useful guides to American law a non-lawyer can have in his or her personal library. In this unique book every layperson will find what they need to know about the law in easily understandable language” —The late Honorable Henry J. Hyde of Illinois, long time Member of the U.S. House of Representatives and former Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee
Sample Forms Include:
Articles of Incorporation
Contract Not to Compete
Last Will and Testament
Instructions for Funeral and Burial
Instructions for Cremation
Personal Records Inventory
Living Will Declaration
General Durable Power of Attorney
Residential Lease Agreement
Landlord’s Notice to Vacate
Freedom of Information Act Request