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You Have the Right to Remain Innocent
by James Duane

Language

English

Pages

154

Publication Date

September 20, 2016

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<p><b>An urgent, compact manifesto that will teach you how to protect your rights, your freedom, and your future when talking to police.</b></p><p>Law professor James J. Duane became a viral sensation thanks to a 2008 lecture outlining the reasons why you should never agree to answer questions from the police—especially if you are innocent and wish to stay out of trouble with the law. In this timely, relevant, and pragmatic new book, he expands on that presentation, offering a vigorous defense of every citizen’s constitutionally protected right to avoid self-incrimination. Getting a lawyer is not only the best policy, Professor Duane argues, it’s also the advice law-enforcement professionals give their own kids.</p><p>Using actual case histories of innocent men and women exonerated after decades in prison because of information they voluntarily gave to police, Professor Duane demonstrates the critical importance of a constitutional right not well or widely understood by the average American. Reflecting the most recent attitudes of the Supreme Court, Professor Duane argues that it is now even easier for police to use your own words against you. This lively and informative guide explains what everyone needs to know to protect themselves and those they love.</p>
The California Guide to Growing Old Without Going Broke
by Joel Weissler

Language

English

Pages

483

Publication Date

December 01, 2017

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<b>You Don’t Have to Go Broke to Get the Care You Need at Home, in Assisted Living or a Nursing Home!</b><br /><br /><br />Getting old can be expensive. Without proper planning Seniors’ nest eggs are cracked open and drained dry to pay for the day to day care and help most of us will eventually need. <b>In this comprehensive and easy-to-understand guide, California elder law attorney Joel Weissler shows how you, or your parents, can afford the expenses of aging.</b><br /><br /><br />California in-home and facility based care prices are skyrocketing. Most families are overwhelmed with myth and misinformation when confronting California’s elder care system. This book gives you the full picture you need to plan for future care needs and to react to immediate care needs. <br /><br /><br />This book helps California Seniors to protect their assets and improve their quality of life while empowering them to pass on their nest eggs to make a difference for their families. You do not need to ‘spend down’ your assets to access comprehensive care benefits. California’s rules are different from those of any other state. <br /><br /><br />Using engaging case studies and plain English, Attorney Weissler explains: <br /><br /><ul><li>Why Medicare fails the Elderly</li><br /><li>When Reverse Mortgages are good deals, and when they are not</li><br /><li>California Long Term Care Options</li><br /><li>Whether a reverse mortgage is a smart planning option</li><br /><li>Veteran’s Care Entitlements for in-home, assisted living and long-term care</li><br /><li>How to tap entitlement programs to pay for senior care needs</li><br /><li>Why most Seniors do not need to worry about how much they earn when seeking long term care benefits </li><br /><li>How to position yourself to qualify for Medi-Cal (Medicaid) </li><br /><li>How to legally and ethically shield your assets from the government</li><br /><li>And More</li></ul><br /><br /><b>Weissler gives you the real strategies and tools that California attorneys use to save their clients millions of dollars in long-term care costs.</b> Attorney Weissler’s insights will also warn you against financially wasteful strategies promoted by unethical insurance and investment brokers who prey upon Seniors and their families.<br /><br /><br /><br /><i><b>Whether you are just starting on your planning journey, or a medical emergency has forced you into a crisis planning situation, this book is for you.</b></i> Each chapter of this book is packed with useful information for U.S. Military veterans, unmarried individuals, married couples, divorcees, and family members. Don’t hold off on creating your long-term care plan! Buy this book today so you can be prepared for whatever the future holds. <br /><br /><hr /><br /><br /><br /><br />California Attorney Joel S. Weissler has been a practicing estate planning and elder law attorney in San Diego for over 25 years. His first-hand experiences dealing with illness, aging and deaths in his own family drew him into estate and elder care planning. He is an active member, board member and past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys SoCal Chapter. He was a charter member of ElderCounsel and provides coaching to other attorneys. Attorney Weissler is certified as a Tax Law Specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Joel was a contributing author of the two volume University of California CEB Press publication: Business Succession Planning: Strategies for California Estate Planning and Business Attorneys. He has helped hundreds of clients throughout California successfully plan for life cycle events, aging and long-term care. Attorney Joel Weissler is available for appearances and speaking engagements through his San Diego law office.
How to be a Chief Operating Officer: 16 Disciplines for Success
by Jennifer Geary

Language

English

Pages

324

Publication Date

June 27, 2017

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Chief Operating Officer is one of the most complex senior management roles in organisations today. It embraces a range of disciplines, from Technology to Human Resources, from Legal to Risk. Yet, unlike other senior executive roles, there is no established framework or body of knowledge to support the COO. <br />This book de-mystifies the COO role and breaks it into 16 core elements; the three fundamental pillars of Culture, Strategy and Change, plus 13 technical areas. It outlines responsibilities, warning signs, and how to boost performance. It equips you with the questions you need to ask to gain early insight, diagnose the issues and move into execution.<br />Drawing on industry standards and enriched with expert insight and real-life current examples, it condenses a vast range of knowledge and experience into one accessible read. This book, which can be consumed in one sitting, will make you a more effective leader, faster. This is the book that current COOs wish they had at the outset of their journey. It is the book that your CEO, Board and team need you to read.<br /><br />‘A must-read guide for all aspiring COOs. Packed with practical insights and based on real life experiences, it gives a clear and powerful road map for this transformational organizational role.’<br />Justin Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF <br /><br />‘It is rare for a single book to command such breadth of expertise, practical insight and advice that is so easy to put into action. This is a consequence of the superb clarity of Jennifer’s writing, and the fact that she has earned her expertise – and the scars that come with it – from working on the business end of the stick for over twenty years.’<br />Mark Waddington, CEO, Hope and Homes for Children<br /><br />‘Crisply written, clear and to the point.’<br />Ben Brabyn, CEO, Level 39<br /><br />‘An impressive read. De-codes the very tricky role of COO and inspires you on how to be a great one.’<br />Niamh O’Keeffe, Author of “Your First 100 days” and “Your Next Role”<br /><br />‘The defining text on the role of the COO and its component parts. This is an informative and useful read for existing COOs. It is a must read for new COOs, aspiring COOs and most importantly CEOs and Heads of HR in hiring COOs for their organisations.'<br />Paul Ford, CEO, Anchura Partners<br /><br /> <br />‘The role of COO is a balancing act, and requires multiple hard and soft skills. This nifty handbook provides a shortcut to understand the critical skills required, and is filled with nuggets of practical and accessible advice.’<br />Sinead Mahon, Banking COO<br /><br />‘This book takes one of the most frameless and unstructured roles in business today, and using personal experiences seeks to help others to demystify the role and deliver insight on how to be effective and successful. Insightful and extensive, a book I would have loved to have access to when I was starting out in my career.’<br />Pam Murphy, COO, Infor
2017 Florida Real Estate Exam Prep Questions, Answers & Explanati...
by , Fun Science Group

Language

English

Pages

602

Publication Date

April 09, 2017

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Pass the 2017 Florida Real Estate Sales Associate Exam effortlessly on your 1st try with exam questions, answers and explanations. In this simple course not only will you learn to pass the state licensing exam, you will also learn: <br /><br />- How to study for the FL exam quickly and effectively. <br /><br />- Secrets to Passing the Real Estate Exam even if you do not know the answer to a question. <br /><br />- How to tackle hard real estate MATH questions with ease and eliminate your fears. <br /><br />- Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Professionals, professional exam writers and exam proctors. <br /><br />It will also answer questions like: <br /><br />- Do I need other course materials from companies like Allied Real Estate School? How about Anthony Real Estate School or Kaplan Real Estate School? Are they even good schools to attend? <br /><br />- What kinds of questions are on the Florida Real Estate License Exam? <br /><br />- Should I use the FL Real Estate License Exams for Dummies Book? <br /><br />This Real Estate Study Guide contains over 1200+ real estate exam questions and answers with full explanations. It includes a real estate MATH ONLY portion, a real estate vocabulary exam as well as the Florida state exam questions and answers. You will receive questions and answers that are similar to those on the Florida Department of Real Estate Exam<br /><br />You deserve the BEST real estate test prep program there is to prepare you to pass, and it gets no better than this. The Florida Real Estate Sales Associate Exam is one of the hardest state exam to pass in the United States. We have compiled this simple exam cram book that quickly and easily prepares you to take your state licensing exam and pass it on the 1st try. Our Real Estate Exam Review is designed to help you pass the real estate exam in the quickest, easiest and most efficient manner possible. Throw away your real estate course test books and class notes, this is all you need to pass!
2017 Pennsylvania PSI Real Estate Exam Prep Questions and Answers...
by , Fun Science Group

Language

English

Pages

436

Publication Date

November 06, 2016

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Pass the 2017 Pennsylvania PSI Real Estate Salesperson Exam effortlessly on your 1st try. In this simple course, which includes both the Pennsylvania state and PSI question and answer exam prep study guide, not only will you learn to pass the state licensing exam, you will also learn: <br /><br />- How to study for the PA exam quickly and effectively. <br /><br />- Secrets to Passing the Real Estate Exam even if you do not know the answer to a question. <br /><br />- How to tackle hard real estate MATH questions with ease and eliminate your fears. <br /><br />- Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Professionals, professional exam writers and test proctors. <br /><br />It will also answer questions like: <br /><br />- Do I need other course materials from companies like Allied Real Estate School? How about Anthony Real Estate School or Kaplan Real Estate School? Are they even good schools to attend? <br /><br />- What kinds of questions are on the Pennsylvania Real Estate License Exam? <br /><br />- Should I use the PA Real Estate License Exams for Dummies Book? <br /><br />This Real Estate Study Guide contains over 1200+ real estate exam questions and answers with full explanations. It includes the Pennsylvania State Specific portion, the PSI portion, real estate MATH ONLY section, and real estate vocabulary only exams. You will receive questions and answers that are similar to those on the Pennsylvania Department of Real Estate Exam.<br /><br />You deserve the BEST real estate exam prep program there is to prepare you to pass, and it gets no better than this. The Pennsylvania Real Estate Salesperson Exam is one of the hardest state test to pass in the United States. We have compiled this simple exam cram book that quickly and easily prepares you to take your state licensing exam and pass it on the 1st try with the PSI exam. Our Real Estate Exam Review is designed to help you pass the real estate exam in the quickest, easiest and most efficient manner possible. Throw away your real estate course test books and class notes, this is all you need to pass!
Ernst & Young Tax Guide 2018
by Ernst & Young LLP

Language

English

Pages

1080

Publication Date

November 13, 2017

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<b>Minimize your tax and maximize your 2017 return</b> <p><i>The EY Tax Guide 2018</i> offers professional guidance for DIY tax prep. As one of the nation's most trusted resources for tax advice, this book can help you keep more of your money while filing completely, correctly, and on time. Fully updated to reflect the latest changes to the law, this new 2018 edition cuts through impenetrable tax codes and IRS rulings to give you the answers you need quickly and easily. Whether you're a homeowner, self-employed entrepreneur, business executive, or senior citizen, you'll discover the best tax strategy for your particular situation. At-a-Glance reference sheets give you quick answers to common questions regarding new laws, breaks and deductions, and how to avoid common errors. <p>No two tax years are alike. The laws change constantly, and even small changes can affect your return. This book cuts to the chase and tells you what's new, what it means for you, and what you can do to keep more of your money. <ul> <li>Get up to date on changes to tax law, and how they affect you</li> <li>Identify breaks and deductions that can reduce your tax burden</li> <li>Zero in on the best tax strategy for your particular situation</li> <li>Find answers at a glance from globally-respected tax advisors</li> </ul> <p>Avoid the headaches that come with parsing IRS worksheets and documentation—EY has already done it for you! <i>The EY Tax Guide 2018</i> gives you the answers you need and clarity you crave, backed by globally-trusted expertise.
Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home (Nolo's Essentia...
by , Marcia Stewart

Language

English

Pages

448

Publication Date

December 30, 2016

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Everything a buyer needs to know to buy a first home, with insider tips and advice from the experts!<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Rental prices have gone through the roof, more homes are coming up for sale, and buying a home remains a sound investment. But how do you know whether you’re ready? And what steps should you take in the weeks or months ahead to find, buy, and move into your new home? <i>Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home</i> will help you find the right place to live and invest in -- and enjoy the process, too.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Filled with interesting facts, real-life stories and insights, and common pitfalls to avoid, this book provides everything you need to select the right type of home, the right mortgage, the right agent, the right inspections -- and much more. Get the inside scoop on:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li> deciding between a house, condo, co-op, or townhouse<br /><br /><br /><li> exploring your local market for the best value<br /><br /><br /><li> creating and managing a realistic homebuying budget<br /><br /><br /><li> qualifying for and securing loan financing<br /><br /><br /><li> getting the right inspections and insurance<br /><br /><br /><li> negotiating with sellers or new home builders<br /><br /><br /><li> successfully closing the deal, and more.<br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />Read through the real-world experiences of over 20 first-time homebuyers, as well as valuable insights from a team of 13 real estate professionals, including:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li> real estate brokers<br /><br /><br /><li> attorneys who specialize in real estate<br /><br /><br /><li> a home inspector<br /><br /><br /><li> a neighborhood researcher<br /><br /><br /><li> a mortgage specialist<br /><br /><br /><li> and more!<br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />The 6th edition of <i>Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home</i> is fully updated to reflect the dramatically changed U.S. housing market, with emphasis on how to assess the state of your local market and local homes’ true worth before making an offer and negotiating the terms of the deal. Download forms for book at Nolo.com
Estate Planning for the Savvy Client: What You Need to Know Befor...
by Mary L Barrow

Language

English

Pages

108

Publication Date

March 25, 2017

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Do you want to make sure that the money you spend on estate planning is money well spent?<br /><br />Do you have questions about estate planning, probate, wills and trusts but don’t know where to start?<br /><br />Or do you have an estate plan but still have unanswered questions?<br /><br />Would you like to be well-informed and confident before you consult a prospective attorney, or before you meet with your current attorney?<br /><br />With this book you’ll discover:<br />•what you need to know to eliminate confusion about estate planning and give you a clear path to achieving your goals<br />•how to decide if you really need a will, revocable living trust, power of attorney, or any of the other options available<br />•how to choose the right attorney to help you plan your estate<br />•how to make the most of the time spent with your attorney by having the knowledge and confidence to ask the right questions<br /><br />Sit down with this guide from an experienced, ivy-league-educated estate planning attorney as she answers these and other questions for you in a practical, easy-to-understand way, just as she has done for her clients and students. This book will tell you what you need to know before you meet with your attorney or prospective attorney.<br /><br />The Savvy Client is you!<br />
How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation (National Edition): A Step-by...
by Anthony Mancuso

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

June 26, 2017

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<b>Form a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit in your state</b><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />The process of becoming a tax-exempt organization may appear intimidating, but with How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation, you can do it quickly, easily, and with confidence.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />You’ve got a cause you care about—now you just need the legal status that will help your organization raise money and work for that cause. Here, you’ll find all the forms and information you need to turn your group into a tax-exempt nonprofit. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />With How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation, you can form a nonprofit corporation in any state and gain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status with the IRS. We provide step-by-step instructions for both IRS Form 1023 and the streamlined Form 1023-EZ federal tax-exemption application for smaller nonprofits. Learn how to:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li> choose a legal name<br /><br /><li> prepare articles of incorporation and bylaws for your nonprofit<br /><br /><li> obtain federal and state tax-exempt status<br /><br /><li> fill in minutes of the organizational meeting, and<br /><br /><li> establish a corporate records book.<br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />This edition reflects the latest changes in the law, and includes contact information for finding updated state-specific instructions. It also provides information on B (benefit) corporations and other hybrid nonprofit entities that are allowed to both do good and make a profit.
PSI Real Estate Exam Prep 2015-2016: The Definitive Guide to Prep...
by Jim Bainbridge

Language

English

Pages

196

Publication Date

January 04, 2015

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This book is intended to provide prospective real estate licensees with a thorough review of the knowledge necessary to pass the national PSI real estate exam. The text is presented precisely according to PSI's published "expanded" outline of over 170 real estate topics that may appear on the PSI exam.<br /><br />The author, Jim Bainbridge, is a Harvard Law School graduate, a practicing attorney, and a licensed real estate broker. He has carefully written this book to help you prepare for — and pass — the PSI real estate exam. The book contains: <br /><br />• a comprehensive review of the real estate principles covered by the national PSI real estate exam; <br /><br />• a complete 80-multiple-choice-question practice exam, with detailed answers given for all of the questions, which will allow you to assess your strengths and weaknesses — and to hone your test-taking skills — before exam day; <br /><br />• a thorough review of the real estate math that you are expected to know for the PSI exam; <br /><br />• tips on preparing for and taking the PSI exam; and <br /><br />• a useful glossary of more than 600 key real estate terms for test preparation and reference.

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