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The Law handbook: your practical guide to the law in NSW 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.
The 15th edition is now available online. The hard copy book will shortly be available in NSW public libraries.
As stated in the foreword to the 15th edition, the Law handbook was first published nearly 40 years ago. It continues to make the law accessible to the people of NSW, providing clear, practical and accurate information.
The 40 chapters cover a range of topics - from About the Legal System to Wills, Estates and Funerals.