Richard Alderman, "The People's Lawyer," cuts through the jargon of the "legalese" and helps you protect yourself, your family, and your property. This book gives you practical, easy-to-understand answers to all kinds of everyday questions about divorce, child support, credit, bankruptcy, leases and tenant rights, small claims court, wills and probate, immigration, and much more.
Now in its seventh edition, this popular guide uses a simple question and answer format to help you understand and solve many common legal problems. In addition, the author provides sample forms and model letters, including a living will, a medical power of attorney, and durable power of attorney.
Richard M. Alderman is associate dean for academic affairs and Dwight Olds Chair in Law at the University of Houston Law Center. Since 1980, he has appeared regularly on radio and television stations as "The People's Lawyer." He lives in Houston, Texas.