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Everything you need to take charge of your divorce and get what you deserve

Divorce is overwhelming enough without having to deal with the financial, personal, and legal paperwork. When you are organized, you feel more confident, and you are more likely to get what you want. The Divorce Organizer and Planner is your guide to managing your divorce and getting what you want--while keeping your legal expenses to a minimum. Written by a family attorney with years of experience helping people navigate the divorce process, this book empowers you with the knowledge and tools you need to take control of your divorce.

The Divorce Organizer and Planner arms you with dozens of worksheets, logs, checklists, and expert advice and explanations that will help you create a complete, accessible record of absolutely everything you'll need to confidently tackle the legal, emotional, and financial aspects of divorce.

You'll discover how to:

  • Find and work with an attorney who's right for you
  • Learn how to choose and work with a mediator
  • Gather and organize important information on property, investments, accounts, debts, insurance, and household expenses
  • Keep clear records of alimony, child support, and children's expenses
  • Develop a personal property inventory, a budget, and a wish list for property division
  • Decide what you want and what you need from the marital assets
  • Successfully negotiate with your spouse and keep stress to a minimum
  • Get the biggest bang for your legal buck

Providing everything you need to know to handle your divorce in a careful way, The Divorce Organizer and Planner will make a huge difference in the way you feel, the expenses you incur, and what you walk away with in the end.

Brette McWhorter Sember is a former matrimonial attorney and an experienced divorce and family mediator. A prolific self-help author specializing in making the law accessible to everyone, she has written fourteen books as well as numerous articles appearing in more than 140 publications, including Divorce magazine, and at MyCounsel.com and Lawyers.com.

Synopsis:

This one-of-a-kind workbookstreamlines the divorceprocess

This completely unique guide helps anyone--even someone enduring a not-so-easysplit--create a complete, accessible record ofabsolutely everything needed to confidentlytackle, organize, and prepare for the legal, emotional, and financial aspects of divorce.Family attorney Brette McWhorter Sember's"The Divorce Planner & Organizer includes: Suggestions for selecting an attorney andgetting the most legal help for the dollarTips on how to gather and organizeinformation for easy access duringlegal proceedings Advice on required documentation forhomes, cars, investments, bank accounts, debts, insurance, and household expenses A tracker to record alimony, child supportpayments, and children's medical, educational, and athletic expenses A personal property inventory and wishlist, a budget form, and fill-in contactinformation lists

Synopsis:

This one-of-a-kind workbook streamlines the divorce process

This completely unique guide helps anyone even someone enduring a not-so-easy splitcreate a complete, accessible record of absolutely everything needed to confidently tackle, organize, and prepare for the legal, emotional, and financial aspects of divorce. Family attorney Brette McWhorter Sembers The Divorce Planner and Organizer includes:

  • Suggestions for selecting an attorney and getting the most legal help for the dollar
  • Tips on how to gather and organize information for easy access during legal proceedings
  • Advice on required documentation for homes, cars, investments, bank accounts, debts, insurance, and household expenses
  • A tracker to record alimony, child support payments, and childrens medical, educational, and athletic expenses
  • A personal property inventory and wish list, a budget form, and fill-in contact information lists

About the Author

Brette McWhorter Sember (Buffalo, NY) is a former matrimonial attorney, an author, and a trained and experienced divorce and family mediator.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS-XI

INTRODUCTION -XIII

1. GETTING AND STAYING ORGANIZED-1

2. PROTECTING YOURSELF-13

3. WORKINGWITH AN ATTORNEY AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS-27

4. WAYS TO END YOUR MARRIAGE-41

5. STEP-BY-STEP THROUGH YOUR DIVORCE-47

6. SETTLEMENT OPTIONS-57

7. GATHERING HOUSEHOLD AND PERSONAL DOCUMENTS-63

8. DOCUMENTING YOUR INCOME AND LIVING EXPENSES-71

9. LARGE ASSETS-81

10.DOCUMENTING DEBTS-89

11.REACHING SETTLEMENTS AND DIVIDING HOUSEHOLD BELONGINGS-93

12.CHILD SUPPORT-105

13.ALIMONY-115

14.CUSTODY AND VISITATION-123

15.WITNESS AND EVIDENCE-133

16.CUSTODY TRIALS-149

17.IT'S ALL OVER!NOW WHAT?-159


Product Details

ISBN:
9780071429610
Author:
Sember, Brette Mcwho
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Author:
Sember, Brette McWhorter
Location:
New York
Subject:
Divorce
Subject:
Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Subject:
Divorce suits
Subject:
Divorce & Separation
Subject:
Self Help-Divorce and Separation
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series Volume:
no. 01-07
Publication Date:
May 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
194
Dimensions:
9.51x7.06x.53 in. .79 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This one-of-a-kind workbookstreamlines the divorceprocess

This completely unique guide helps anyone--even someone enduring a not-so-easysplit--create a complete, accessible record ofabsolutely everything needed to confidentlytackle, organize, and prepare for the legal, emotional, and financial aspects of divorce.Family attorney Brette McWhorter Sember's"The Divorce Planner & Organizer includes: Suggestions for selecting an attorney andgetting the most legal help for the dollarTips on how to gather and organizeinformation for easy access duringlegal proceedings Advice on required documentation forhomes, cars, investments, bank accounts, debts, insurance, and household expenses A tracker to record alimony, child supportpayments, and children's medical, educational, and athletic expenses A personal property inventory and wishlist, a budget form, and fill-in contactinformation lists

"Synopsis" by , This one-of-a-kind workbook streamlines the divorce process

This completely unique guide helps anyone even someone enduring a not-so-easy splitcreate a complete, accessible record of absolutely everything needed to confidently tackle, organize, and prepare for the legal, emotional, and financial aspects of divorce. Family attorney Brette McWhorter Sembers The Divorce Planner and Organizer includes:

  • Suggestions for selecting an attorney and getting the most legal help for the dollar
  • Tips on how to gather and organize information for easy access during legal proceedings
  • Advice on required documentation for homes, cars, investments, bank accounts, debts, insurance, and household expenses
  • A tracker to record alimony, child support payments, and childrens medical, educational, and athletic expenses
  • A personal property inventory and wish list, a budget form, and fill-in contact information lists

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