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Buy Family Law Deskbook - Get Juvenile Law Deskbook Free!

Buy the 7th Edition Family Law Deskbook at its regular price of $325, you will get the 4th Edition Juvenile Law Deskbook FREE! Price includes shipping.

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Original Item Date: July 18, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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Collapse Deskbook - Construction Law

The unique and technical character of the construction industry and the law surrounding it create complex considerations and problems for owners, contractors, design professionals, and the attorneys who represent them. In this deskbook, prominent and experienced construction law attorneys provide practical and comprehensive guidance for the difficult issues that arise before, during, and after the construction process on topics ranging from bidding to bonds to employment issues. 

2nd edition, 2004 (966 pages)

2016 Supplement (177 pages) Includes new chapters 5 & 7

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Clearance price: $160  NOTE: These clearance Deskbooks do not include tabs dividing the chapters.

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Collapse Deskbook - Consumer Law and Practice

Consumer Law and Practice will serve as a resource for you in representing clients damaged by fraud and deceptive trade practices. The book begins with a well-organized chapter that serves as a veritable checklist of the possible causes of action in a consumer case. Successive chapters focus particular types of consumer fraud, including sales related to vehicles and homes, debt collection, payday loans, credit reporting issues, identity theft, and investments and securities. Since many consumer contracts include a provision regarding arbitration, there is also a chapter discussing how to navigate that process and avoid common pitfalls.  Of particular note is the chapter on attorneys fees in consumer cases - helping you get paid -- including a list of fee-shifting statutes, coverage of pleading and proof of fees, and two sample fee agreements.

3rd edition, 2010 (596 pages)
Includes full-text CD

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Collapse Deskbook - School Law

The legal issues that concern schools, educators, students, and parents find their sources in many different areas of the law - constitutional, criminal, tort, contracts, and property law, among others. Missouri School Law brings these areas together in one publication that applies the legal principles to specific questions that arise in the context of public school law. This deskbook is a concise and accessible guide written by experienced education law attorneys and offers current and authoritative information on legal issues facing schools within the context of state and federal education law.

2003 (156 pages), includes 2016 Supplement (118 pages)

Clearance price:  $50            NOTE: No black binder is available for this volume.


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Collapse Deskbook - Settling Cases

Many continuing legal education programs and reams of written material are devoted to the nuts and bolts of trying a lawsuit. Though the vast majority of cases settle before trial, there is little information published on the proper procedures for settling a lawsuit. David L. Grebel and Mark B. Grebel, co-authors of Chapter 1.

Missouri Settling Cases is a valuable how-to resource and designed to fill this void. The book is authored by both plaintiff and defense attorneys, providing perspectives from each side of a case as to when and how settlements can be made. Their efforts have resulted in a book that should be on the shelf of every civil practice attorney in Missouri.

Clearance price:  $115

2014 (470 pages) with full-text CD with more than 40 forms

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Collapse Deskbook - Sources of Proof

Each chapter of the fifth edition of Missouri Sources of Proof is a comprehensive presentation of using a particular source, such as presumptions, judicial notice, records, discovery methods, exhibits, and others. It covers the major types of proof and how to use them -- from the initial client interview to trial.  The book also includes practical tips, checklists, as well as a chart of commonly encountered presumptions, their sources, and the level of evidence needed to rebut them.  You will also find helpful resources such as sample forms, practical tips for finding expert witnesses, a thorough witness interview checklist, extensive information on HIPAA, and a glossary of medical abbreviations and symbols and their meanings.

5th edition 2014 (679 pages)

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Workers’ compensation in Missouri is a continuously developing area of the law. The fourth edition of Missouri Workers' Compensation Law includes discussion of major legislation passed in 2013 that affects the Second Injury Fund and occupational disease resulting from toxic exposure, including mesothelioma. This easy-to-use reference includes practical considerations and helpful features for attorneys handling workers’ compensation cases.  Topics included are the jurisdiction of the Division, practices and procedures of the Division and the LIRC, unlawful acts and penalties for failure to insure, religious exception, liberal vs. strict construction, medical bills and fee disputes, notice to be given to employer, direct examination of claimant's testifying physician (including sample questions), Kansas and Illinois workers' compensation reform, Missouri Private Sector Individual Self-Insurers Guaranty Corporation, trial issues, and more. This book is an important component of the library of the general practitioner as well as the seasoned workers' compensation attorney. The fourth edition includes a full-text, fully searchable CD plus sample forms in word-processing format.

Clearance price:  $160 

4th edition 2013 (978 pages) includes full-text CD with forms

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Collapse Guidebook - Defending Boating While Intoxicated Cases

Alcohol and water may mix in a glass but not on a boat.  Boating while intoxicated cases should not be viewed as simply as a DWI on the water. Experienced Lake of the Ozarks area attorney Erik Bergmanis details the ins and outs of defending BWI cases and lays out the similarities and differences between BWI and DWI. Three different statutes may be used to prosecute BWI cases and prosecution can vary depending on what type of watercraft is involved and even by what body of water is involved. 

2011 (38 pages)

Clearance price:  $20 (print version) quantities of the printed version are limited      e-guidebook  $20     Print & e-Guidebook:  $40

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Collapse Guidebook - Drafting the Basic Will & Trust 2nd Ed.

This Guidebook presents the basics of drafting simple wills and trusts and provides sample forms, annotations, suggested clauses for special situations, and questionnaires. The authors, Emily J. Kembell and Clifford S. Brown, guide you through the process in this guidebook that will save you (and your clients) time, money, and frustration. The authors provide practical advice on advising clients and alternatives to probate.  Included is a chapter on health care directives and durable powers of attorney for health care.  The second edition includes a new chapter on qualified spousal trusts and updated forms, including a new qualified spousal (joint) trust agreement, in the chapter on revocable inter vivos trusts.

2nd ed. 2013 (203 pages)

Clearance price:  $20 (print version)

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Collapse Guidebook - Independent Administration of Estates

Independent administration streamlines and simplifies the probate process while protecting interested parties, providing a mechanism to administer estates that is largely independent of the court system. The authors, Buford L. Farrington and Scott R. Manuel, guide you through this system in this guidebook. Topics include how an independent administration is created, changed, or revoked; the duties, powers, and liabilities of an independent personal representative; when court involvement might be desired or required; and how to close an estate.

2011 (36 pages) 

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Collapse Guidebook - Military Issues in Family Law

Increased military deployments in recent years have brought a corresponding increased need for information on how this can affect family law matters. A 2011 survey highlighted the desire among Missouri Bar members for practical guidance on this topic. MoBarCLE and author Douglas C. Fredrick, a solo practitioner in Springfield and a JAG officer, have responded to that need and desire with this publication. Learn how to locate a servicemember and how to serve an active duty servicemember domestically or abroad, Find out the applicability and implications of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Learn how to obtain temporary financial support under military regulations and about the division of military retired pay.

2011 (36 pages)

MoBar Clearance Price $20 (print version)

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Collapse Guidebook - Motor Vehicle Purchasing and Leasing

Car purchases can be complex transactions involving titling and registration laws, financing, insurance, and service contracts. Unfortunately, car sales sometimes involve fraud, deception, or unfair practices. Authors Laura E. Clubb and John P. Clubb highlight the law that applies to the purchase or lease of automobiles in Missouri. They discuss fraudulent and abusive sales, warranties and service contracts, financing, repossession, leases, and more. Automobiles are major purchases for many clients.

Motor Vehicle Purchasing and Leasing originally appeared as a chapter in the MoBarCLE deskbook, Missouri Consumer Law and Practice.

2011 (63 pages)

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Collapse Guidebook - Personnel Hearings Before Administrative Hearing Agencies

This publication guides the practitioner who encounters a contested personnel case involving a public employee protected by a civil service or merit system law. Author Paul R. Otto focuses on laws governing state employees who appeal personnel actions to the AHC (Administrative Hearing Commission). The issues and procedures covered illustrate practice before similar bodies.

Personnel Hearings Before Administrative Hearing Agencies originally appeared as a chapter in the MoBarCLE deskbook, Missouri Administrative Law.

2011 (66 pages)

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Collapse Guidebook - Trust and Estate Legislation Update: QSJTs, Decanting, UAGPPJA and More

Through the years, The Missouri Bar has published a succession of “Yellow Books” in response to significant changes in probate, trust, and estate legislation. Those publications have been valuable guides to new legislation and have been popular with Missouri attorneys. This publication builds on that legacy. In 2011, Missouri enacted significant trust and estate legislation as reflected in the title above. Technical corrections were adopted in 2012. Authors Scot W. Boulton, Harvard W. Muhm, and David English detail those legislative changes, explain their effect and importance, and provide background to put the changes in context.

2012 (153 pages)

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