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The Find Legal Answers Tool Kit is a collection of up to 20 plain language books held in NSW public libraries which answer everyday questions about the law.

Click here for the full list of Tool Kit books available in NSW public libraries and online. 

The law handbook: your practical guide to the law in NSW

The Law handbook is the single most important plain English guide to the law in NSW. It provides a practical guide to 40 legal topics – legal issues which affect people in their everyday lives.


Neighbours and the law

An easy to understand guide to the different areas of law that are involved in neighbourhood issues and disputes. Covers areas that commonly cause problems between neighbours including: dividing fences, retaining walls, overhanging branches, animals and noise.


Tenants' rights manual: a practical guide to renting in 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. 


Rest assured: a legal guide to wills, estates and funerals

This book explains the legal processes when someone dies. It provides practical information about making a will, obtaining probate, the duties of an executor and family provision.