The American Bar Association guide to consumer law : everything you need to know about buying, selling, contracts, and guarantees

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Subjects: Consumer protection--Law and legislation--United States--Popular works
Contracts--United States--Popular works
Warranty--United States--Popular works
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Times Books, c1997
LC Classification: K, KF
Physical Description: xi, 259 p. ; 20 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1. Who, What, When and How: How Consumer Law Fits into the Big Picture 3
Ch. 2. Fundamentals of Contract Law: How to Know When You've "Got a Deal" 10
Ch. 3. Bars to a Contract: How to Know When It's "No Deal" 28
Ch. 4. Special Contract Terms: Waivers, Forum Selection Clauses, and Other Wrinkles 44
Ch. 5. Step Right Up: Advertising and Your Rights 57
Ch. 6. The Postman's Knock: Buying by Mail, Phone, Fax, and Computer 62
Ch. 7. The Lease You Can Do: Residential Leases 70
Ch. 8. Guard Duty: Warranties 85
Ch. 9. The Wheels of Life: Automobile Sales, Leases, and Repairs 98
Ch. 10. Something Borrowed: Consumer Credit 126
Ch. 11. Where the Heart Is: Buying and Selling a Home 139
Ch. 12. Security Nets: Insurance 175
Ch. 13. The Consumer Minefield: Contracts in Context 195
Ch. 14. The Consumer Superhighway: Consumer Rights in the Computer Age 211
Ch. 15. And Let Slip the Dogs of Law: Breach of Contract and Remedies 225
Where to Get More Information 237
Index 251
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Guide to consumer law
Additional Authors: American Bar Association
Notes: LCCN: 96021617
ISBN: 0812923472 (pbk.)
Includes index
OCLC Number: 34663427
ISBN/ISSN: 0812923472