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An Advocate Persuades
by , Sandy Patrick

Language

English

Pages

445

Publication Date

January 01, 2016

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<p><em style="font-size: 0.84em;">An Advocate Persuades</em> introduces its reader to the role of the advocate and the tools of persuasion. This book, like its predecessor <em style="font-size: 0.84em;">A Lawyer Writes</em>, places the reader in the role of a first-year attorney. Now, that first-year attorney must draft a motion or appellate brief and then present an oral argument.</p><br /><p>With step-by-step explanations and numerous examples, <em>An Advocate Persuades</em> explains how to develop and refine trial-level and appellate arguments and then how to present those arguments orally. Speaking to its readers in a straightforward manner, <em>An Advocate Persuades</em> communicates both the theories and foundational skills of persuasion so that they will be retained for a lifetime of legal practice.</p><br /><p><strong>A teaching website for this book is available. If you are a professor, you may request the link and login information by emailing meade (at) cap-press (dot) com.</strong></p>
Wills, Trusts, and Estates, Tenth Edition (Aspen Casebook Series)
by , Jesse Dukeminier

Language

English

Pages

1056

Publication Date

June 05, 2017

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<p>Hailed as one of the best casebooks in legal education, the text combines interesting cases, thoughtful analysis, notes, images, and a clear organization for an excellent teaching tool.</p> <p>Retaining the late Jesse Dukeminier’s blend of wit, erudition, and playfulness, the Tenth Edition uses cartoons, illustrations, case documents, and photographs to provide visual commentary that augments the wide-ranging cases and other readings. Sidebars on relevant but unique persons, places, and events provide thought-provoking and fascinating context. This casebook is not only fun to read, but fun for professors to teach.</p><p><strong>New to the Tenth Edition:</strong></p> <ul> <li>All new section on <em>electronic </em>or<em> digital wills</em> and the emerging case law that has begun to accept them</li> <li>All new section on <em>trust decanting</em>, now recognized in 25 states, with attention to the breadth of statutory and case law treatments of decanting</li> <li>Reworked coverage of <em>same-sex marriage</em> in light of <em>Obergefell v. Hodges </em>and refreshed treatment of inheritance rights for <em>cohabiting unmarried partners</em></li> <li>Updated and expanded coverage of <em>wealth </em>and<em> income inequality</em></li> <li>Refreshed treatment, with updated case law, on <em>undue influence</em></li> <li>Attention to new case law and statutory developments in <em>will execution</em> and <em>reformation of wills for mistake</em></li> <li>Revised and clarified coverage of <em>revocable trusts</em> and other <em>nonprobate transfers</em> and the difficult relationship of state wealth transfer law with federal pension law</li> <li>Updated treatment of <em>trust fiduciary law</em>, including new case law and statutory developments on <em>directed trusts</em>, <em>waiver of fiduciary duties</em>, and <em>trust investment law</em></li> <li>Revised treatment of <em>creditor rights to beneficial interests in trust</em>, with attention to choice-of-law rules and growing statutory recognition of self-settled asset protection trusts</li> </ul></p>
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>
J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2019: Your Complete ...
by Barbara Weltman

Language

English

Pages

448

Publication Date

November 16, 2018

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<b>A complete list of individual tax relief opportunities</b> <p><i>J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2019</i> is the complete and thorough guide to reducing your tax burden. By listing every possible deduction and credit available to individual taxpayers, this book can help you achieve <i>substantial</i> savings on your 2018 tax return. Updated and expanded to cover new and changing tax law, this edition also includes an e-supplement covering the latest developments from Congress and the IRS to keep you fully up-to-date. Stop overpaying and gain peace of mind as you find the answers you need for your specific tax situation. Mine your paperwork for write-off opportunities, and claim your tax breaks correctly; easy-to-follow instructions give you clear guidance through the maze of worksheets to help you reclaim what is legally yours.</p> <p>Echoing cries of "Can I claim...?", "How do I deduct...?", "Where do I find...?" mean it's tax season again, and America's most trusted tax advisor is here to take away the stress. Find answers, save money, and streamline the filing process.</p> <ul> <li>Examine your records for deduction opportunities</li> <li>Identify each and every deduction for which you qualify</li> <li>Learn about new or updated deductions for your 2018 return</li> <li>See what types of income are tax free</li> <li>Claim correctly, with the appropriate forms and evidence</li> </ul> <p>Deductions and credits were put in place <i>precisely</i> to help everyday people like yourself keep more of their hard-earned money—but only if you claim them. Instead of mounting an expedition into impenetrable tax code, let an expert do the legwork for you: <i>J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2019</i> gives you the straightforward, no-nonsense information you need to stop overpaying and keep more of what's yours.</p>
J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019: Your Complete Guide to a...
by Barbara Weltman

Language

English

Pages

720

Publication Date

November 16, 2018

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<p><b>Maximize your bottom line with the nation's most trusted small business tax guide</b></p> <p><i>J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019</i> is the small business owner's ultimate guide to a money-saving, stress-free tax season. Providing straightforward advice from the nation's most trusted tax expert on small business taxes, this book gives you the answers you need quickly, with clear, concise guidance. Updated to cover changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other legislation, this edition also includes an e-supplement covering additional developments from Congress and the IRS to keep you fully up-to-date.</p> <p>A complete listing of all available business deductions and credits helps you identify those you qualify for, and includes critical information on dollar limits, recordkeeping requirements, and how to actually <i>take</i> the write-off—all the way down to the IRS form to use. Organizational and planning strategies help you get through the process quickly and with fewer headaches, and this year's changes to the tax laws are explained in terms of how they affect <i>your</i> filing.</p> <p>Keeping up with the intricacies of tax law and filing is a full-time job—but it's not <i>your</i> full-time job. You have a business to run. This book gives you the guidance you need in the time that you have so you can get taxes out of the way and get back to work.</p> <ul> <li>Learn which expenses qualify for deductions—and which ones don't</li> <li>Adopt a more organized recordkeeping system to streamline the filing process</li> <li>Explore small-business-specific strategies for starting or closing a business, running a sideline business, and operating in multiple businesses</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Decode the various forms and worksheets correctly with step-by-step guidance</li> <li>Audit-proof your return</li> <li>Review obligations for the “other taxes,” including payroll and excise taxes</li> </ul> <p>Every year, millions of small business owners overpay their taxes because they lack the time and expertise to make tax-sensitive business decisions throughout the year only to learn that it’s too late to act when it comes to tax time. Now you can put your money back where it belongs—in your business. <i>J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019</i> helps you take wise actions during the year and tells you how to file completely and accurately while maximizing your bottom line.</p>
Start Your Own Corporation: Why the Rich Own Their Own Companies ...
by Garrett Sutton

Language

English

Pages

220

Publication Date

February 28, 2013

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<div>We live in a highly litigious world. As you live your life you must keep your guard up. As you grow your wealth you must protect it. For those who don’t predators await, and their attorneys will use every trick in the toolbox to get at - whether large or small-your unprotected assets.<BR><BR>Start Your Own Corporation educates you on an action plan to protect your life’s gains. Corporate attorney and best selling author Garrett Sutton clearly explains the all too common risks of failing to protect yourself and the strategies for limiting your liability going forward. The information is timely, accessible and applicable to every citizen in every situation.<BR><BR>Garrett Sutton has spent the last thirty years protecting clients’ assets and implementing corporate structures to limit liability. This significant experience shines through in a very readable book on the why to’s and how to’s for achieving asset protection. Start Your Own Corporation teaches how to select between corporations and LLCs and how to use Nevada and Wyoming entities to your maximum advantage. This non-technical and easy to understand book also educates on the importance of following corporate formalities, using business tax deductions and building business credit.<BR><BR>Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says, “Start Your Own Corporation is a must read for anyone with any assets to protect.”<BR></div>
How to be a Chief Operating Officer: 16 Disciplines for Success
by Jennifer Geary

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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
Employer's Legal Handbook, The: Manage Your Employees & Workplace...
by Fred S. Steingold

Language

English

Pages

498

Publication Date

May 10, 2017

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<b>All the laws employers need to know!</b><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />What do employers need to know about the law? Plenty! Employment laws change often. Staying on top of them is essential to running an efficient, fair workplace—and heading off expensive lawsuits. Use this comprehensive guide to find answers to workplace questions, quickly and easily.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><i>The Employer’s Legal Handbook</i> covers all the employment law issues you need to know about, including the latest rules and best practices when it comes to:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li> applications, interviews and hiring<br /><br /><li> must-have personnel policies<br /><br /><li> wage and hour laws<br /><br /><li> employee discipline and performance reviews<br /><br /><li> health care and other employee benefits<br /><br /><li> employee taxes and payroll<br /><br /><li> family and medical leave<br /><br /><li> employee privacy<br /><br /><li> illegal harassment and discrimination<br /><br /><li> terminations, and<br /><br /><li> downsizing and layoffs.<br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />The 13th edition provides updated 50-state legal information and explains the latest developments in employment law, including the effect of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision on employment matters.
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
2018 New Jersey PSI Real Estate Exam Prep Questions and Answers: ...
by , Fun Science Group

Language

English

Pages

422

Publication Date

January 04, 2018

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Pass the 2018 New Jersey PSI Real Estate Salesperson Exam effortlessly on your 1st try. In this simple course, which includes both the New Jersey 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 NJ 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 New Jersey Real Estate License Exam? <br /><br />- Should I use the NJ 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 New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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!

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