Richard Alderman, "The People's Lawyer," cuts through the legal jargon and helps you protect yourself, your family, and your property. This latest, updated edition gives you practical, easy-to-understand answers to all kinds of everyday questions about divorce, child support, and child custody; credit, bankruptcy, and debt collection; starting a business; leases and tenant rights; small claims court and lawyers; wills and probate; false advertising and warranties; immigration; and many other important legal concerns. Now in its eighth edition, this popular guide uses a simple question and answer format to help you understand and solve many common legal problems. In addition, you get sample forms and model letters, including a living will, a medical power of attorney, and durable power of attorney.
Richard M. Alderman, B.S., J.D., LL.M., 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 as "The People's Lawyer." He lives in Houston, Texas.