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The 125 Questions every woman must ask!
Helping readers to make rational decisions in an irrational time, this expert guide takes women through the practical issues of divorce—especially the things their lawyer may not reveal. When it comes to divorce, what you don’t know CAN hurt you…and sometimes, women need more than just a lawyer’s advice to help them through this complicated and confusing time. That’s why divorce consultant Margery Rubin has created What Your Divorce Lawyer May Not Tell You, a unique guide for the woman working to stay afloat during one of the most difficult times of her life. Learn: • How to select the right lawyer and negotiate a price you can afford. • Why waiting to consult an attorney—even if you’re not sure you’re going to file for divorce—can be a costly mistake. • Where to look for important financial information that your spouse might be hiding. • How to build in “safeguards” to your custody agreement to prevent costly court battles later on. Packed with the author’s expertise—gained first during the breakup of her own marriage to a top divorce attorney, and then as the founder of DivorceSource, a consulting firm dedicated to advising women on how to navigate divorce proceedings—this book gives women invaluable, step-by-step advice on everything they need to survive their marriage’s end…and get on with the rest of their lives.
Helping readers to make rational decisions in an irrational time, this expert guide takes women through the practical issues of divorce--especially the things their lawyer may not reveal.
WHEN IT COMES TO DIVORCE,
WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW CAN HURT YOU...
If breaking up is hard to do, divorce is ten times worse. It can be terrifying to even think about getting a divorce, let alone figuring out how to pursue one. That's why divorce consultant Margery Rubin has created this unique guide to help women navigate the process and to empower them with vital information that their lawyers might not tell them. Offering practical advice for an impractical and emotional time, Rubin uses her expertise to answer 125 essential questions for staying afloat during your divorce, including:
How do I pay for a lawyer if I have no income? (p. 143) If I leave the house voluntarily, can I move back in? (p. 102) How do I know if I need a parenting coordinator? (p. 171) I haven't worked since before I got married...
can I get lifetime support? (p. 130) My husband has filed for bankruptcy. Does this affect his
child support obligations? (p.174)
With answers you won't get anywhere else, What Your Divorce Lawyer May Not Tell You is an invaluable source of step-by-step advice on everything you'll need to survive your marriage's end...and get on with the rest of your life.
About the Author
In 1995, Margery Rubin founded Divorce Source, the only consulting firm in the country specializing in the practical issues of divorce and has since helped numerous clients navigate the complicated world of matrimonial law. Most recently, Rubin has been featured in The New York Times and The New York Daily News. She has also appeared on many radio and television programs to offer her advice, including Good Morning America, Good Day New York, Geraldo!, National Public Radio, and WCBS' "The Marketplace", among others. As a former advertising and public relations executive for Bloomingdale's, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Grey Advertising, Rubin is a part-time lecturer on marketing, finance and divorce at the Learning Annex, and the 92nd Street Y. She has three grown sons and lives in Manhattan. Sally Sampson is the founder of ChopChop magazine and the author and coauthor of numerous cookbooks, including the James Beard Award-nominated The $50 Dinner Party, Throw Me a Bone (with Cooper Gillespie), and The Olives Table (with Todd English). She has contributed to Self, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, and The Boston Phoenix. She lives with her family in Watertown, Massachusetts.