The book was written for professionals, but an intelligent layperson could understand most of it.
Advice should be in terms that can be understood by a layperson.
In their perception of Jesus, a large rift exists between the average layperson and biblical scholars.
A layperson may not be aware of his or her rights and responsibilities under the law when the marriage breaks down.
When performed by a layperson, CPR is designed to support and maintain breathing and circulation until emergency medical personnel arrive and take over.