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The Nolo Books Online tab outlines the steps for accessing Nolo books online using your Connecticut library card. The Nolo Books in Print tab highlights some of the Nolo books that are available in print at the Connecticut State Library. Many of these books are also available at Judicial Branch Law Libraries and public libraries.
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Selected Nolo Books in Print at the Connecticut State Library
This list highlights selected Nolo publications located in the Law Reference Area.
For additional books, please see our catalog search box and/or instructions for online access using your library card.
Every Landlord's Legal Guide by
Call Number: KF9900 .E84
Publication Date: 2006, 8th edition
This guide addresses legal issues that confront residential landlords, including rent, discrimination, landlord liability, tenants, privacy rights, security deposits, etc. Sample leases and rental agreements are included. The most current edition is available online.
Legal Guide for Starting and Running a Small Business by
Call Number: KF9900 .L44
Publication Date: 2006, 9th edition
This legal guide answers questions that continually come up in running a small business including the start-up process, negotiating a lease, representing yourself in small claims court, etc. The most current edition is available online.
Neighbor Law by
Call Number: KF9900 .N45
Publication Date: 2011, 7th edition
This easy-to-read guide discusses laws about common neighbor disputes including noise, view obstructions, fences, trees, boundaries, water runoff, and many more. The most current edition is available online.
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability by
Call Number: KF9900 .S63
Publication Date: 2014, 7th edition
This guide, written by a former Chief Medical Consultant for the Social Security Administration, is for both first-time applicants and existing recipients of Social Security disability. The most current edition is available online.
Represent Yourself in Court by
Call Number: KF9900 .R47
Publication Date: 2013, 8th edition
Learn about acting as your own lawyer in this guide that discusses court filings, depositions, interrogatories, courtroom procedures, evidence, witnesses, and many other topics. The most current edition is available online.
U. S. Immigration Made Easy by
Call Number: KF9900 .U88
Publication Date: 2011, 15th edition
This book discusses ways to legally enter and live in the United States. It explains how the immigration system works, and addresses qualifications for visas and citizenship. It also includes information about official forms.
Your Rights in the Workplace by
Call Number: KF9900 .Y68
Publication Date: 2010, 9th edition
This handbook for employers and employees discusses workplace laws for all 50 states. It covers general rules for hiring through loss of employment and many topics in between. The most current edition is available online.
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