On Your Case: A Comprehensive, Compassionate (and Only Slightly Bossy) Legal Guide for Every Stage of a Woman's Life
Television legal analyst and attorney Lisa Green offers something new: a witty, direct and empowering legal guide for women, filled with accessible information they can employ to understand and respond to common legal issues throughout their lives, from dating, marriage, and kids to jobs, retirement, aging parents, and wills.
In On Your Case, Lisa Green finally fills a gap in women’s bookshelves with a thorough, compelling and occasionally hilarious guide to the range of legal issues women can expect to navigate in their busy lives. Leveraging her professional experience as a lawyer and her personal experience as a wife, ex-wife, mother, and daughter, Green explains common, even complicated, legal issues in practical, easy to understand terms. She uses court cases and vivid personal anecdotes to illustrate how readers can make smart decisions when problems arise. And legal problems will arise, Green counsels, so women need to get smart, and get ready.
In her warm, inviting voice, Green shares guidance on:
- Relationships: Online dating, pre and postnuptial agreements, engagement and marriage
- Separation and Divorce: Splitting without anxiety, child custody and support, pet custody disputes
- Babies, Children and Teens: Pregnancy and adoption, advocating for a special needs child, misbehaving teens
- Work: Employment and household help
- Domestic violence
- Midlife and elder care: Wills, medical decisions and power of attorney
- Legal Help: Hiring a lawyer, DIY
As Suze Orman demystified personal finance for women, Lisa Green now does for the world of law. With On Your Case, Green helps you take care of yourself, your assets, your family, and your career and maintain control of your life.
“On Your Case should be on every woman’s bookshelf. I would call it an insightful encyclopedia and brilliantly crafted.” –Judge Judy Sheindlin
“What sort of woman needs the straight-shooting, absurdly entertaining legal advice Lisa Green lays out in On Your Case? Mothers, daughters, wives (current and ex), those in the workforce and those at home… in other words, every one of us. I wish I’d read it twenty years ago.” –Jean Chatzky, best-selling author and financial editor, NBC Today
“Lisa Green’s compelling and breezily conversational book gives us the tool kit we’ve been waiting for to wise up and open our eyes. It’s a must-read for all women--and the earlier, the better.” –Lee Woodruff, New York Times bestselling author of Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress
“Lisa Green is every woman's cheerleader, best friend, and advocate when it comes to the legal matters that affect our daily lives. You can defend your rights when you know your rights. I will give it to every woman I know--I loved it!” –Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling author
“Will serve as a trusted resource to show the layperson her legal rights and options. . . . The topics [Green] discusses . . . are absolutely necessary for women to lead proactive and independent lives. Part reference, part self-help, Green's winning book will empower women through knowledge of the law.” –Kirkus Reviews
“Green’s confident voice resonates like a smart, funny girlfriend giving solid counsel over a glass of wine. It’s personal, practical, and backed up with plenty of legal reality.” –Library Journal