This guide for pet owners covers topics including the legal framework, cruelty to animals, buying animals, nuisance animals, dangerous animals, pets and apartments, pets in wills, pets and family law, and assistance animals.
A practical guide to defending a criminal charge in court which covers areas including arrest and questioning, bail, lawyers and self-representation, court procedure, pleas, trials, how to research and prepare for a criminal case, evidence, sentencing, appeals, diagrams of a magistrate’s court, character references, and warrants.
A practical guide to family law, which includes information on what to do immediately after separation, how to negotiate with your former partner, how family dispute resolution works, making the best possible arrangements for children, how to achieve a fair property settlement, and what happens at court. It also contains samples of parenting plan provisions, court orders, forms and affidavits that can be adapted for individual use.
How to run your own court case: a practical guide to representing yourself in Australian courts and tribunals (non-criminal cases)
Redfern Legal Centre Publishing, available from UNSW Bookshop
A simple, practical how-to guide to representing yourself in a non-criminal court or tribunal. It applies Australia-wide and covers all areas of non-criminal law, including debt, consumer claims, landlord and tenant issues, family law, and appeals of government decisions. The book can be used by both the person bringing the action and someone defending an action brought against them.
Just a piece of paper? Making your AVO work for you. 4th ed
This booklet is designed to help women understand their rights and responsibilities once they have obtained an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO), and gives suggestions and strategies for making an AVO more effective. It covers police response, the importance of reporting breaches, personal record keeping, aiding and abetting/entrapment, cross AVOs, AVOs and children, AVOs and family law, varying an AVO, and following up on police action.
The law handbook: your practical guide to the law in NSW. 15th ed
This booklet focuses on legal issues between neighbours, looking at some of the common disputes between neighbours such as boundary positions, fencing work, neighbourhood noise, and pet animals. It covers what a person’s rights are and what steps, both legal and practical, you can take to address a problem.
Rest assured: a legal guide to wills, estates, planning ahead & funerals in NSW. 6th ed
A plain language guide to wills, estates and funerals, dealing with issues such as how to make a will, how to change a will, how to make a power of attorney, planning ahead, probate, and how to arrange a funeral.
This resource has information for women and girls who have been sexually assaulted, including the meaning of sexual assault, getting medical help and counselling, reporting to the police, and the legal process.
Speaking for myself: planning for later life decision-making
Legal Aid NSW and the Benevolent Society, available from Legal Aid NSW
This practical and easy to use book clearly explains tenants' legal rights and obligations and how to resolve problems before they become major disputes. Topics covered included starting, during and ending a tenancy, going to NCAT, share housing, and special groups of tenants. It includes 44 sample letters.