Category Archives: 40th Anniversary

Landlord-Tenant Law Evolution

Landlord-tenant law has evolved mightily over the past 40 years. Here are some of the more dramatic developments. Your right to a decent place to live — and what to do if you don’t get it Do you think 1,500 serious housing code violations in an apartment building should excuse your obligation to pay rent?  Continue Reading »

Nolo and The Family Law Revolution

Revolution was in the air as the nineteen-sixties gave way to the seventies. There was the sexual revolution, the social revolution, and lest we forget, a two-part revolution in divorce law in California. The first part occurred on January 1, 1970, when no-fault divorce laws made their debut. No-fault divorce allows spouses to end a  Continue Reading »

We’re Reflecting on 40 Years

As we prepare to celebrate our 40th anniversary, we offered our authors and editors the opportunity to reflect on how the law has developed in their specialties. Over the next twelve weeks, you will hear from some of Nolo’s most prolific contributors about the topics that launched our business, from divorce to landlord/tenants and beyond.  Continue Reading »