Educational and Legal Manuals

Buying A Home
A “how to” manual for people interested in buying a home.

Charitable Giving
Information on how to avoid contributing to a deceptive or fraudulent charity.

Consumer Protection Manual
A guide to help you avoid fraud, and important information that will assist you if you do become a victim.

Credit and Debt
Information to help you understand and protect your credit.

Ethics in Government
Learn how statutes govern the ethical behavior of public officers and ensure that public officials remain public servants.

Foreclosure Prevention: A Workbook
A foreclosure-prevention tool for homeowners to help them evaluate their finances, understand their options and make informed decisions about their mortgage loans.

Guidelines for Motor Vehicle Advertising in Idaho
Intended to assist motor vehicle dealers in properly and truthfully advertising automobiles for sale.

Identity Theft
Important information on how to prevent identity theft and what to do if you become a victim of identity theft.

Internet Lingo Dictionary
Frequent Internet users, including many young people, have developed their own shorthand language to save time typing and hide the real meaning of their messages from others. The dictionary is a parents' guide to decode the acronyms, abbreviated text, and emoticons used in chat rooms, instant messages, text messaging, and blogging.

Internet Safety Manual
This manual provides information on Internet safety for children, e–mail scams, spam, on-line shopping dangers, personal privacy, viruses, and much more. It is a wide-range look at the dangers of the Internet, and offers ideas on how you and your children can avoid being victims.

Landlord and Tenant Guidelines
This manual assists landlords and tenants of residential property in understanding their rights and responsibilities.

Lemon Law Manual
Created to assist car owners, auto manufacturers and car dealers in understanding their rights and responsibilities under Idaho's Lemon Law.

Open Meeting Law Manual
Learn how this law establishes a basic set of ground rules assuring the public's right to be informed, and to protect the public's right to observe and participate at public meetings.

Parents' Guide to Social Networking Websites
This manual provides information on social networking websites such as MySpace.com and Facebook.com. It describes the nature and content of these sites and explains how to find out if your child has a social networking site profile.

Public Records Law Manual
Learn how this law establishes a basic set of ground rules securing the public's access to governmental records, while still preserving an individual's right to privacy.

Pyramids, Gift Schemes & Network Marketing
This manual is designed to help consumers understand the differences between legal and illegal business plans.

Recorder's Law Manual
A reference resource and manual for personnel working in the recorder's office.

Regulatory Takings Act Guidelines
Guide to effectively protect the property rights of citizens and government.

Residential Construction
A guide to choosing a builder or contractor for your home.

Rights of Victims of Crime
This manual offers information on procedural rights of victims of crime in Idaho.

Senior Citizens Manual
Helpful information for seniors.

Service on an Idaho Nonprofit Board of Directors
Information for members of a nonprofit corporation's board of directors.

Telephone Solicitation
This manual is intended to help consumers understand how they can protect themselves from deceptive telemarketers.

Young Adult Handbook
Helpful information for students and young adults.

 

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