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American Bar Association Guide to Resolving Legal Disputes: Inside and outside the Courtroomby American Bar Association
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The American Bar Association Guide to Wills & Estates, Third Edition, contains everything you need to know about planning an estate, preparing a will or trust, and minimizing inheritance taxes. It is organized in easy-to-follow chapters with sidebars containing tips, checklists, and key information.
The ABA Guide to Wills & Estates will help you:
- Determine what to put in an estate plan
- Decide whether to prepare a will, trust, or living trust
- Avoid or reduce estate taxes
- Change plans if the law or your circumstances change
- Transfer property without a will with substitutes such as life insurance and joint tenancy
- Understand the benefits of living gifts and life insurance
- Choose an executor and trustee
- Guard against a will being contested
A comprehensive, legal guide to conflict resolution offers an easy-to-follow introduction to the art of negotiation that furnishes essential information on mediation, arbitration, small claims court, and civil court procedures, along with advice on how to work effectively with an attorney. Original. 10,000 first printing.
Whether you’re fighting with a neighbor about who should pay for a fence, pursuing a charge of discrimination at work, or chasing a $5000 loan, the ABA Guide to Resolving Legal Disputes: Inside and Outside the Courtroom can help you decide what steps to take to resolve disputes. This book, written in easy-to-read language with dozens of real-life examples, includes tips on how to be a better negotiator. It also provides important information about mediation, arbitration, small claims court, and civil court procedures, and includes a chapter on working with a lawyer, with tips on how you can save time and money.
Table of Contents
An introduction to conflict — Negotiation — Mediation — Arbitration — Small-claims court — Court procedures for civil cases — Finding and working with a lawyer — Where do you go from here?
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