Synopses & Reviews
The ins and outs of divorce.
In this totally revised guide, readers will find up-to-date information to help them navigate the legal, emotional, and financial stresses that go hand-in-hand with the breakup of a marriage. This new edition includes information for divorcing couples of all economic situations, tips on how to manage finances after the divorce, negotiating the divorce, and much more.
-The first two editions of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Surviving Divorce were strong sellers
-With the divorce rate still at about 50% nationwide and on the rise in some states, this edition has a built-in audience
-Completely reorganized and updated, it offers readers a user-friendly approach by compiling information in an easy-to-find format
-Offers readers a proactive approach to handling their divorce, allowing them to be better informed, better prepared, and less dependent on an attorney
You're no idiot, of course. You know that, in the long run, a divorce will be the best thing for you and your spouse. You know that when it's all over, you'll probably wake up and realize that, yes, life has gone on--and that it's not half bad. But when it comes to getting through the divorce proceedings and all the financial, legal, and emotional stress, you wonder if you're going to come out in one piece! Don't fall apart just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Surviving Divorce, Second Edition offers you practical and personal guidance on living through this painful event. You'll learn everything you need to know when a marriage is ending, from hiring an attorney who fights for your best interests, to re-establishing yourself financially and emotionally. In this completely revised and updated Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
Provides advice for making the painful experience of divorce as painless as possible. The book offers legal, financial and emotional advice and support for dividing marital assets; deciding if mediation or in-court settlement is appropriate; and breaking the news to your children.
1326059 Includes bibliographical references (p. -307) and index.
About the Author
Pamela Weintraub and Terry Hillman are cofounders of Divorce Central, an online service. Weintraub is the author of more than a dozen books and was previously editor-in-chief of OMNI Internet. Hillman owns a business that produces multimedia educational programs for professionals.