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Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce (Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce)by Emily Doskow
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This book guides you through all stages of separation and divorce with practical wisdom and compassion. Make the process simpler and reduce your expenses armed with information that will help you: understand the divorce process; learn the difference between different types of divorce, including mediated, collaborative, and contested; how to identify and divide property and assets fairly; work with mediators or lawyers; avoid expensive and painful court battles; establish child custody and visitation; 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 and includes state-specific charts!
Book News Annotation:
Doskos, an attorney-mediator in private practice in California, explains the divorce process, the different types of divorce, how to hire a lawyer, and offers advice on making child custody decisions and dividing property. The unique legal questions faced during a military divorce are addressed in a separate chapter. The third edition adds short sections on foreclosure and debt. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The most practical — and legal — companion through divorce ever published.
Like most people who are going through a separation or divorce, you're probably wondering What's next? at every turn.Turn to Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce for clear answers that can help make your divorce simpler and reduce your expenses. You'll even learn how to successfully divorce with minimal help from an attorney.
With compassion and understanding, Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce will explain what you should expect
understand the divorce process
work with mediators or lawyers
avoid expensive and painful court battles
figure out alimony
establish child custody and visitation
determine child support
divide money and property fairly
draft a marital settlement agreement
deal with divorce emergencies
address post-divorce issues, and
negotiate and settle spousal support
On every page, this book stresses the importance of minimizing conflict, explains complex legal problems concisely, and provides advice on how to protect your interests. Plus, easy-to-use charts make it simple to find the divorce laws in your state.
While plenty of books out there claim to cover divorce thoroughly, only Nolo consistently delivers clear legal expertise and invaluable insights. Trust Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce to help you through every step.
The updated 3rd edition includes new information on bankruptcy and foreclosure, and explains how both can affect divorce. While plenty of books out there claim to cover divorce thoroughly, only Nolo consistently delivers clear legal expertise and invaluable insights. Trust Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce, to help you through every step.
Are you a California resident? Check out How to Do Your Own Divorce in California.
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