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Nolo's essential guide to divorce
Title:
Nolo's essential guide to divorce
ISBN:
9781413327663
Edition:
8th ed.
Physical Description:
489 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"Learn your legal rights and options. Divide property fairly, protect your children, avoid expensive court battles."--Cover.

Includes index.
Contents:
Your divorce companion -- Getting oriented -- First steps after you decide to divorce -- When you can agree: uncontested divorce -- Working it out: divorce meditation -- When you can't agree: contested divorce and trial -- Custody decisions and parenting -- Custody decisions and parenting -- Custody disputes -- Child support -- Yours, mine, and ours: basics of marital property -- Yours, mine, and Uncle Sam's: dividing property -- Spousal support and health insurance -- Military divorce: special issues -- Getting it in writing: preparing your marital settlement agreement -- Critical care: when things really go wrong -- After the divorce -- Getting help, finding information, and looking stuff up.
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Summary:
Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce provides clear answers that can help make divorce simpler and reduce its financial and emotional cost. Readers will learn how to complete their own divorce with minimal help from an attorney. With compassion and understanding, Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce explains what to expect through each stage of divorce. It helps readers: Understand the divorce process ; Learn about different types of divorce, including mediated, collaborative, and contested divorce ; Identify and divide property and assets fairly ; work with mediators or lawyers ; Avoid expensive and painful court battles ; Establish child custody and visitation arrangements ; Handle child support issues, including how support is paid and enforced ; Draft a marital settlement agreement ; Deal with divorce emergencies ; Address post-divorce issues ; Negotiate and settle spousal support. --
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