Basic Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals

Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
ISBN: 9781454808848
Format: PDF
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A thorough, manageable, concise introduction to the law underlying complex real estate transactions, Basic Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals covers Estates in Land and Future Interests; Titles; Land Use; Conveyancing; Closing Procedures; Condos, Co-ops, and Commercial Property; and Landlord-Tenant law. Clear examples help paralegal students understand the material as they clarify the paralegal's role. A final chapter on personal property introduces students to essential concepts of tangible and intangible property. Effective chapter pedagogy includes key terms, practical tips, ethical points, and chapter summaries. Carefully edited cases in each chapter give students practice reading and analyzing case decisions. Legal forms provide examples and practice documents on topics in every chapter. End-of-chapter review points, exercises, activities, and situational analyses provide for ample practice and review. The Fourth Edition provides all the latest updates on the law of mortgages and foreclosures. New cases are included as well as updated forms and examples. Hallmark features: * Thorough, manageable introduction to the law underlying complex real estate transactions, covering * Estates in Land and Future Interests * Titles * Land Use * Conveyancing * Closing Procedures * Condos, Co-ops, and Commercial Property * Landlord-Tenant law. * Clear, helpful examples * increase comprehension * clarify the paralegal's role * Final chapter introduces essential concepts of tangible and intangible property * Effective chapter pedagogy * key terms * practical tips * ethical points * chapter summaries * Edited cases in each chapter * students practice reading and analyzing case decisions * Legal forms give examples and practice documents * Extensive practice and review features * end-of-chapter review points * exercises * activities * situational analyses Thoroughly updated, the revised Fourth Edition presents: * Latest updates on law of mortgages and foreclosures * New cases * Updated forms

Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals

Author: Neal R. Bevans
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1543801269
Format: PDF
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Complete introduction to real estate and property law, designed with the paralegal student in mind. This straightforward, student-friendly text lays out the basic foundations of the law, accompanied by real world examples. The author provides a solid foundation the basics of real estate law, including the practicalities of daily legal work. In a balanced approach, Bevans covers all the key topics paralegals need to know in an easy-to-read and engaging style that utilizes numerous examples and illustrations but never overwhelms the student. Well-structured pedagogy reinforces this readable text. Each chapter features a variety of effective learning aids, including forms, edited cases, and a wealth of exercises for mastering the material and building practical paralegal skills. The revised Fifth Edition is thoroughly updated with changes in the law. Key Features: Updated procedures and documentation for real estate closings Current forms throughout the text Recent cases that signal changes in the law Fresh coverage of technology as used in the office, such as cloud computing, Adobe Acrobat and PDFs, Speech Recognition Software, and Electronic Billing

California Property Law for Paralegals

Author: D. Patrick O'Laughlin
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454860146
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Designed to simplify material while maximizing student interest, California Property Law for Paralegals is a well-organized, clearly written, practical text. This concise yet comprehensive book will provide students the tools they need but will not overwhelm them because it is geared specifically to the needs of paralegal students. Written so that class lectures can be prepared with ease, this text features: Practical problem solving exercises and hypotheticals presented in an interesting and attention-grabbing style with an eye to engaging the reader Ethical issues discussed throughout the text that challenge the students and prepare them for practice An option for instructors to encourage students to draft assignments in IRAC form to better prepare students for the workplace and to make grading easier for instructors Chapters ending with a review of important terms, concepts, definitions, and chapter review questions. The author engages both students and instructors with four special features intended to facilitate mastering the law through practical application: Judge for a Day uses a paraphrased judicial opinion or fact pattern that does not reveal the holding of the case. Students are asked to predict the judge's ruling. These can be used to trigger classroom discussion or used in a mock trial. The Client Comes Calling presents a challenge or task that a paralegal may encounter in the course of an ordinary day in a law firm. This feature spotlights ethical considerations and also introduces students to the business side of the practice of law. Sharpening the Saw: An Exercise in Issue Spotting trains paralegals to think like legal professionals. Students are asked to read a set of facts and then to identify and effectively convey the issue in writing. This feature is presented in such a way that an instructor can determine how much emphasis to place on legal writing. Out of the Ivory Tower reminds students that clients use law firms to solve problems. This feature encourages creative thinking and a focus on the "big picture." Without a doubt, California Property Law for Paralegals is your best alternative for an easy to teach, focused, California-specific property text aimed specifically at paralegals.

Essentials of Real Estate Law

Author: C. Kerry Fields
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145485605X
Format: PDF, ePub
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This new text is a practical paralegal text with solid pedagogy and excellent teaching support. This clearly organized text includes all the topics needed in an accessible format, focusing on what paralegals need to know using a practical, non-theory based approach. The logical, three-part organization takes students through the process of purchasing and managing real estate, and the clear, modular chapter organization makes this book easy to tailor to different course configurations. The book begins with coverage of Real Property Interests, followed by Purchasing, Financing, and Conveying Real Estate, and concluding with Owning and Operating Real Estate. In addition, excellent pedagogy enhances the well-written textual explanations and thoughtful Review Questions, Practice Problems, and Chapter Assignments encourage students to apply the concepts learned. Features: Practical, non-theoretical, and contemporary approach specifically designed with paralegal instructors in mind Developed to compete head-to-head with Hinkel, the longentrenched leader in this market. Modular organization makes it easy to reorganize the text to fit the format of different courses. Each chapter features learning objectives, chapter outlines and introductions, and marginal definitions. A wealth of forms and practical examples are included in every chapter. Helpful pedagogy and a comprehensive teaching package designed to make class preparation as easy as possible

Basic Wills Trusts and Estates for Paralegals

Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735571198
Format: PDF, ePub
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Basic Wills, Trusts and Estates for Paralegals, Fourth Editionthe concise text designed as an overview of wills, trusts, and estates for paralegal students, has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes in both state and federal materials.Written specifically with the paralegal student in mind, this user-friendly text provides:Aquick, simple, and straightforward introductionto all of the basics of wills, trusts, and estates law Comprehensivecoverage of the key topics, including areview of the sources of property law, trusts, and taxesClearly written textandlively examplesto help students understand the lawHelpful guidance on how to draftwills and trusts documents A step-by-step review ofhow to complete the entire federal estate tax returnA final chapter with a state-by-state analysis of trust and estate lawContinuing examples describing four different familiesthat give students a helpful point of reference in learning the intricacies of estate planningWell-developed learning and teaching aids:chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises An appendix withuseful formsA manageable lengththat makes this book ideal for shorter coursesCompletely updated, the Fourth Edition includes:New chapter questionsUpdated state-specific materialin the final chapterUpdated tax materialsincluding the new federal tax formNew and updated formsin the appendix Comprehensive and practical, this manageable text conveys everything paralegal students need to know about wills, trusts, and estates without overwhelming them. An instructor website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at www.aspenlawschool.com/helewitz_wills4 .

Contemporary Real Estate Law

Author: C. Kerry Fields
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145483594X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Contemporary Real Estate Law contains all the traditional topics in a real estate law as well as the fresh, current information needed by real estate practitioners, brokers, investors, developers, homeowners and anyone interested in the dynamic field of real estate. Coverage of many subjects sets this text apart: solar and wind energy rights, agency, property management, real estate valuation, real property insurance, defaults and foreclosures, Federal Consumer Mortgage Protection Programs, public control of real estate and historic preservation acts, and bankruptcy and real estate transactions--the current forum for deals. Accessible writing style combined with thoughtful pedagogy make this text ideal for undergraduate students. Features include chapter outlines, objectives, and summaries; introductory scenarios to prompt class discussion; marginal definitions; legal terms in bolded text; and Key Terms, Concepts and problems at the end of each chapter for review. Contemporary Real Estate Law features the best and most current cases on each topic from courts across the United States. Many case-based examples throughout the text ensure students can apply the principles they learn. Management Applications challenge students to apply the law to real world settings, and "Focus on Ethics" sections highlight managerial decisions. Time-tested real estate forms and practice tips are provided to stimulate class discussion, and a critical thinking writing assignment based upon a set of facts rounds out each chapter. The companion website provides sample student questions with answers along with internet and blog exercises. Features: covers all traditional topics in real estate law supplies current content in the dynamic real estate field needed by practitioners, brokers, investors, developers, homeowners special subject treatment distinguishes text in the field solar and wind energy rights agency property management real estate valuation real property insurance defaults, workouts, and foreclosures Federal Consumer Mortgage Protection Programs selecting the right business entity to own real estate anatomy of a commercial lease construction law contracts and liens--with most commonly used forms construction defects public control of real estate, including historic preservation acts bankruptcy and real estate transactions, the current forum for real estate deals thoughtful pedagogy for undergraduate students chapter outlines, objectives, and summaries introductory scenario in each chapter to prompt class discussion marginal definitions of terminology legal terms in bolded text Key Terms and Concepts at the end of each chapter for review problems at the end of each chapter the best and most current cases on each topic from courts throughout the United States case-based examples help students apply principles presented in the text Management Applications challenge students to apply the law to real world situations "Focus on Ethics" sections highlight managerial decisions time-tested real estate forms and practice tips provided critical thinking writing assignment based upon a set of facts in each chapter companion website: sample student questions with answers; internet and blog exercises

Fremd in ihrem Land

Author: Arlie Russell Hochschild
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593507668
Format: PDF
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In vielen westlichen Ländern sind rechte, nationalistische Bewegungen auf dem Vormarsch. Wie ist es dazu gekommen? Arlie Russell Hochschild reiste ins Herz der amerikanischen Rechten, nach Louisiana, und suchte fünf Jahre lang das Gespräch mit ihren Landsleuten. Sie traf auf frustrierte Menschen, deren "Amerikanischer Traum" geplatzt ist; Menschen, die sich abgehängt fühlen, den Staat hassen und sich der rechtspopulistischen Tea-Party-Bewegung angeschlossen haben. Hochschild zeigt eine beunruhigende Entwicklung auf, die auch in Europa längst begonnen hat. Hochschilds Reportage ist nicht nur eine erhellende Deutung einer gespaltenen Gesellschaft, sondern auch ein bewegendes Stück Literatur. "Jeder, der das moderne Amerika verstehen möchte, sollte dieses faszinierende Buch lesen." Robert Reich "Ein kluges, respektvolles und fesselndes Buch." New York Times Book Review "Eine anrührende, warmherzige und souverän geschriebene, ungemein gut lesbare teilnehmende Beobachtung. ... Wer ihr Buch liest, versteht die Wähler Trumps, weil sie auf Augenhöhe mit ihnen und nicht über sie spricht." FAZ

bungsbuch Algebra f r Dummies

Author: Mary Jane Sterling
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527708006
Format: PDF, Docs
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Ist die Algebra in Studium oder Beruf unversehens wieder in Ihr Leben getreten und Sie benötigen eine Auffrischung Ihres Wissens? Hier hilft Ihnen das ”Übungsbuch Algebra für Dummies“. Mit Hunderten von Aufgaben, ausführlichen Lösungen und Erklärungen führt Sie dieses Buch in die Welt der Algebra ein. Mary Jane Sterling erklärt Ihnen noch einmal die grundlegenden Regeln zum Rechnen mit Brüchen und Wurzeln, wie Sie lineare und quadratische Gleichungen lösen und Textaufgaben bewältigen. Sie finden außerdem Übungen zur graphischen Darstellung von Geraden und Parabeln. So ist dieses Buch die perfekte Ergänzung zu ”Algebra für Dummies“.