New NOLO Legal Guides
Looking to sell your house, repair your credit, settle an estate, or go to small claims court? If you need legal advice, check out a NOLO guide!
May 19, 2021
Looking to sell your house, repair your credit, settle an estate, or go to small claims court?
If you need legal advice, check out a NOLO guide!
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Keep Your Property & Repay Debts Over Time
A bankruptcy and litigation attorney helps readers decide whether or not filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the right decision and offers tips and advice on how to keep valuable property and rebuild your credit after filing.
The Complete IEP Guide
How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child
Lawrence M. Siegel
This excellent guide for parents of children with disabilities combines legal information with practical advice to them step-by-step instructions for navigating the complicated process of creating and maintaining an IEP for their child with special needs.
Make a Plan, Improve Your Credit, Avoid Scams
Amy Loftsgordon, Cara O’Neill
Incorporating extensive new coverage of student loan forgiveness and changes to federal laws, a latest edition outlines comprehensive steps for taking control of personal finances, cleaning up a credit report and rebuilding credit.
Divorce & Money
Make the Best Financial Decisions During Divorce
Violet Woodhouse, Lina Guillen
Provides step-by-step information and guidance for navigating the financial aspects of a divorce, including how to gather information about assets and debts, value and divide property, set alimony and child support and negotiate a fair settlement.
Everybody’s Guide to Small Claims Court
Accessible and comprehensive, this guide provides step-by-step instructions for preparing and defending small claims cases without a lawyer. Includes Charts, tables, graphs and forms.
The Executor’s Guide
Settling a Loved One’s Estate or Trust
This step-by-step guide to resolving a loved one’s estates covers issues such how to determine whether probate is necessary, how to make sense of a will and handling trusts.
Get It Together
Organize Your Records So Your Family Won’t Have To
Provides step-by-step instructions and helpful resources for collecting and organizing important papers and information so that your family can find life insurance policies, real estate deeds, online passwords or your will when the time arrives that they need it.
Make Your Own Living Trust
Providing the forms and instructions for preparing a living trust, a latest edition of the best-selling guide to protecting one’s family and avoiding probate includes coverage of naming beneficiaries, transferring assets and providing trust property management to minors
Fences, Trees, Boundaries & Noise
Emily Doskow, Lina Guillen
A practicing attorney and mediator presents this clear-cut, comprehensive guide to dealing with your neighbors without creating enemies and educates you on your rights and responsibilities.
The New Bankruptcy
Will It Work for You?
Providing no-nonsense information, worksheets and strategies, this accessible resource offers a cost-effective way for individuals and small business owners to quickly find answers to pressing financial questions and determine if bankruptcy is the right solution.
Nolo’s Essential Guide to Child Custody & Support
A compassionate, step-by-step reference for divorcing parents explains the current child-custody and -support laws in different states, discussing such topics as custody agreements, using lawyers versus mediators, how judges make custody decisions and how to enforce custody rulings.
Nolo’s Guide to Social Security Disability
Getting & Keeping Your Benefits
David A. Morton
Updated with the latest rules and information, a complete guide to Social Security disability benefits provides coverage of more than 200 medical conditions while offering behind-the-scenes explanations of SSDI and SSI decision-making processes.
Quick & Legal Will Book
Updated to reflect the latest legal changes, a quick and simple guide to creating a will provides forms and step-by-step instructions for naming executors and beneficiaries, choosing guardians and setting up trusts for minors.
Janet Portman, Ann O’Connell
Incorporating updates for all 50 states, a basic guide to tenant rights provides coverage of subjects ranging from roommate disputes and landlord intrusions to getting repairs done and breaking a lease.
Selling Your House
Nolo’s Essential Guide
This easy-to-read fourth edition of the must-have home-selling resource offers guidance from the industry insiders on successfully preparing, marketing, negotiating over and ultimately closing the sale of one’ss residential property.
The Small Business Start-Up Kit
A Step-By-Step Legal Guide
Complemented by helpful forms, a latest edition of a step-by-step guide to self-employment for freelancers and small business owners covers subjects ranging from legal regulations and bookkeeping to taxes and marketing.
Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions
Get the Most Out of Your Retirement & Medical Benefits
J. L. Matthews
A latest edition of a guide for baby-boomer retirees includes coverage of the Medicare, Social Security and veteran disability systems, explaining steps for maximizing and claiming benefits while appealing denials.