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It's the law : a practical guide to how the law affects you

It's the law : a practical guide to how the law affects you

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Austin Lafferty
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: London : Butterworths, 2004
  • Publication Type (Medium): Popular works
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/it-s-the-law-a-practical-guide-to-how-the-law-affects-you/ (Stable identifier)

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1 volume

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, It's the law : a practical guide to how the law affects you is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Butterworths
  • Responsable Person: Austin J. Lafferty.
  • Number of Editions: 2 editions
  • First edition Date: 2004
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KDC332
  • ISBN: 0406969884 9780406969880
  • OCLC: 56466184

Main Contents

Contents:Home life – family law, divorce, separation, child care; Bricks and mortar – house buying and selling, developing and altering, renting, neighbours, boundaries; Shopping – consumer rights, credit, shoplifting; Accidents and ILlness – compensation claims, accidents at work, work-related diseases, medical negligence; At work – Employment rights, contracts, health and safety at work, dismissal, redundancy, strikes, maternity, discrimination, employment tribunal cases; Benefits – eligibility, appeals against refusal of claims; Crime and punishment – individual crimes and offences, courts system, trials, sentencing, legal aid; Civil law – courts, procedures, personnel, legal aid; Human rights; Lawmaking – legislators, Scottish and British Parliament's judges; Death – wills, intestacy, executors and court procedures, winding up estates; Appendices – contact details for helpful organisations.

Summary Note

This title, written by Austin Lafferty, advises the public on the various legal stages and background information needed before deciding whether to consult a solicitor. User-friendly and clearly laid out, the book also contains a Q&A section, checklists, case studies and amusing vignettes.

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