Editors of Nolo

Nolo’s editorial department includes more than 15 legal editors and two legal researchers, who all together have have more than 100 years’ experience turning legal jargon into plain English. Most of our editors gave up careers as practicing lawyers in favor of furthering Nolo’s mission: getting legal information into the hands of people who need it.

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Articles By Editors of Nolo

Mechanic's Liens in Ohio for Homeowners
How can Ohio homeowners handle mechanic's liens placed on their property?
How to Remove an Inspection Contingency When You Buy a House
How to negotiate repairs that a house inspection turns up.
What's the Easiest Way to Get a U.S. Green Card?
There are many paths to a U.S. green card, with varying requirements and wait times.
Can You Sue a Home Seller for Undisclosed Defects in New Mexico?
Legal remedies you might have against a New Mexico seller who failed to disclose a known, material home defect.
Can I Put a Tiny House in My Backyard in Washington?
How land-use laws apply to tiny houses in Washington.
Building a Tiny Home: Should I Put It on Wheels or on a Foundation?
Pros and cons of a permanent foundation versus wheels when constructing a tiny house.
Can You Sue a Home Seller for Undisclosed Defects in Ohio?
Discovered a home defect that the Ohio seller failed to warn you about? Here are your legal rights.
Who Can Claim Property Based on Adverse Possession in Arkansas?
Rare circumstances under which a trespasser or encroacher in Arkansas can claim legal title to a piece of land.
Who Can Claim Property Based on Adverse Possession in Florida?
Squatters, trespassers, and encroachers may, over time and by complying with the statute and paying taxes, gain ownership rights to Florida property.
Who Can Claim Property Based on Adverse Possession in Colorado?
In rare cases, Colorado law allows people who trespass and encroach on other's land for18 years, reasonably believing it to be their own, to develop an ownership claim to the property.