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eyePOWERS OF ATTORNEY

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO ALL ASPECTS OF CREATING A POWER OF ATTORNEY This book will enable the layman to understand the workings and the importance of Powers of Attorney. Lasting Powers of Attorney were introduced by the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and enables the person being the Donor to appoint another person to deal with their financial affairs if they become mentally incapable. These became valid from the 1st October 2007 and cover financial matters, property matters and personal welfare issues. Personal welfare issues could include making of treatment or daily living decisions.

Click to show contents pageThe following areas are covered in detail.

*Lasting Power of Attorney
*Enduring Power of Attorney
*Ordinary Powers of Attorney
*Donors Capacity
*Risk of Abuse
*Certificate Providers
*Registering the Lasting Power of Attorney
*Duties and Responsibilities of Attorneys
*Property and Financial Affairs
*Health & Welfare

 

Revised: Nov 2015

The author: Peter Wade is a qualified Solicitor specializing in conveyancing, probate and family law. He has also taught these subjects for the Workers Educational Association and other educational institutions. He has brought his considerable experience to bear in this comprehensive guide.

 

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eyeALL THE LAW YOU SHOULD KNOW

All the Law you should Know is a comprehensie overview of essential aspects of the law and is intended for the layperson wishing to enhance their knowledge of the law. The primary aim of he book is to ensure that the layperson is equipped with at least a working knowledge of the law when faced with a potential legal problem or when accident or injury has occurred.

Click to show contents pageThe book covers the following key areas:

* Landlord and Tenant
* Conveyancing
* Wills
* Power of Attorney
* The Courts
* Crime
* Boundaries
* Where to go for help

Revised Edition Mar 2014

 


About the author
: Jeremy Farley is a qualified solicitor specialising in conveyancing, probate, and family law. He has brought his considerable experience to bear in this comprehensive guide.

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eyeTHE DEBT COLLECTING MERRY-GO-ROUND

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE RIGHTS OF THE DEBTOR

The Debt Collecting Merry-go-Round is a very pertinent book for our times. As more and more people find it impossible to pay off debts, and companies employ debt collectors, the incidence of unfair practices are rising, as many people just do not know their rights. When faced with bullying, intimidating, agents whose only remit is to recover money, what can you do? In many cases, threats are issued and the person on the receiving end doesn't know how to stand up to these tactics and assert their rights.

This book spells out those rights in a very clear manner.

Click to show contents pageThe book covers the following key areas:

* Debt collectors outlined-who they are and their rights and obligations
* The many different types of debt that can be recovered
* The debt collecting process-what is the legal framework
* What can be done if a debt collector goes beyond what is reasonable?
* How to stay 'execution' of warrants
* The role of the courts and the bailiff
* What can and cannot be removed from your property

New 2nd Edition Sept 2014

About the author: Anthony Reeves is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. He is a specialist in the area of debt recovery and county court litigation. He works for a law firm in Wiltshire. Among the other law books Anthony has written include: "See You In Court!"; "The Litigation Handbook"; Give Me Your Money - A guide to debt collection".

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eyeGUIDE TO MANAGING SEPARATION AND DIVORCE

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE MANAGEMENT OF SEPARATION AND DIVORCE Click to show contents pageThis latest book in the Emerald Series, A Guide to Managing Separation and Divorce First Edition, will provide practical and non-legal advice with the aim of minimizing unnecessary costs and achieving outcomes the whole family can live with. It is intended to be a 'starting point' with little black letter law. The book covers:
* The Emotional Impact
* Finances
* Children
* Dispute Resolution
* When to Spend on Professional Help
* Assess What You Want To Achieve
* Moving On
* Resources

 

Authors: Diane Roome and Elisabeth Sneade met at law school and are both qualified solicitors with many years of experience in the field of family law.

Revised Edition June 2014

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eyeGUIDE TO THE LAW OF TORT

A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW OF TORT

This latest book in the Emerald law Series A Guide to the law of Tort, by Roger Caldwell, is the perfect introductory text to this complicated area dealing with negligence generally and liability for negligence and breach of duty.

Click to show contents pageA Guide to the law of Tort is the ideal book for all those who wish to develop their knowledge of this area, whether professional, layperson or student and covers the following areas:

o Negligence generally
o Breach of duty
o Causation
o Employer liability
o Nuisance
o Strict liability
o Defamation
o Defences

Revised Edition May 2013
The Author: Roger Caldwell is a lecturer in law, specialising in Tort and also the English legal system generally. He has published 4 other books in this area and has written extensively for general and trade press.

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eyeTHE PATH TO JUSTICE

A REVIEW OF THE COUNTY COURT SYSTEM IN ENGLAND AND WALES

This latest book in the Emerald Home Lawyer Series, The Path to Justice, A Review of the County Court System in England and Wales, is an ideal introductory book for the person who needs an insight into how the English Legal System functions at all levels and a critical analysis of the shortcomings, with the views of major figures in the legal world on how to change the system so that it functions effectively.

This book critically examines the workings of the English legal system, looking at the main institutions and the role of Parliament and the law and also the role of the European Union and its role in the English Legal System. It then offers a critical insight into the overall workings and recommendations for change.

Click to show contents pageThe book will prove an invaluable guide for all those who wish to develop their knowledge in this areas and is written in a clear concise style accessible to all.

The book covers the following areas in detail:

o The Woolf Report-Access to Justice
o Changes since Woolf
o The publics perception of the Civil Courts
o The perception of the legal profession
o Proposals for change




The author: Anthony Reeves is a specialist in the area of debt recovery working for a firm of solicitors as a recovery manager. He has also researched the court system in England and Wales and in this book provides a practical analysis of its operations. He has written four further books in this area.

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eyeCONDUCTING YOUR OWN COURT CASE

UNDERSTANDING LAW = CONDUCTING YOUR OWN COURT CASE

This first edition of 'Conducting Your Own Court Case' by Helen Little, covers all aspects of preparing and going to court without the use of a solicitor.

Click to show contents pageThe various courts and procedures are covered in depth. The book is comprehensive and clear, dealing with all the key areas of preparing and conducting a court case, including:

The court system generally
which court is which
The key figures in the legal process
Solicitors and barristers
solicitors in court
Preparation before the hearing
What to expect on the day of the hearing
Conducting the case
After the hearing

Revised Edition - Nov 2015

Author:
Helen Little

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eyeHOUSING LAW

Guide to Housing Law a concise guide to the rights of individuals and organisations in relation to residential housing law. The book will enable anyone to understand the complex area of law that governs the area of residential housing and to understand the relationship between the Click to show contents pagepublic and private sectors. It is ideal for anyone who wishes to understand the processes involved, and also for those who want a clear and practical guide.

The book is extremely comprehensive and covers the following areas in detail:
* Introduction to housing law
* Different tenure types
* Freehold land
* Leasehold property
*Repairing responsibilities
*The public sector
* The private sector
* The role of the courts

Second Edition Oct 2015

The author: Roger Sproston is a housing consultant with 30 years experience of working in the public and private sectors. He has written this book in the hope that it will benefit the layperson and professional.

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