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Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce (Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce)
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Doskow (attorney, mediator, editor) provides a handbook for people working through a separation or divorce. Written in a straight-forward style, the second edition of the book includes updated coverage of the latest state related state laws. The book covers the basics of separation and divorce, getting legal and financial help, uncontested divorce and contested divorce and trial, mediation, custody decisions and disputes, child support and division of property and resources, and other topics. It also includes a new chapter on the special issues involved with divorce in military families. 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.
So turn to Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce for clear answers that can help make your divorce simpler and reduce your expenses. With compassion and understanding, Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce will help you:
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
find helpful resources.
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.
The updated 2nd edition has new information for planning your parenting agreement and includes a new chapter on divorce in military families. 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.
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