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Nolo's essential guide to divorce
Nolo's essential guide to divorce
Doskow, Emily, author.
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7th edition.
Publication Information:
[Berkeley, CA] : Nolo, 2018.
Physical Description:
497 pages ; 23 cm
"Divorce is never easy, but with the information in Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce, you can make the process as simple, inexpensive, and conflict-free as possible. With compassion and expertise, family law attorney Emily Doskow explains how to make divorce less painful by helping you: understand the divorce process; minimize day-to-day conflict with your spouse; work with lawyers or mediators without breaking the bank; avoid costly, exhausting court battles, and stay calm and make good decisions. You'll learn about your legal rights and options for resolving tough divorce-related issues, including: child support and custody, alimony, property division, and drafting a marital settlement agreement. The 7th edition is completely updated with the latest state rules on divorce, such as property division and grounds for divorce"--Back cover.
General Note:
"Learn your legal rights and options. Divide property fairly, protect your children, avoid expensive court battles."--Cover.
Introduction: Your divorce companion -- Getting oriented -- First steps after you decide to divorce -- When you can agree : uncontested divorce -- Working it out : divorce mediation -- When you can't agree : contested divorce and trial -- Custody decisions and parenting -- Custody disputes -- Child support -- Yours, mine, and ours : basics of marital property -- Yours, mine, and Uncle Sam's : dividing property -- Spousal support and health insurance -- Military divorce : special issues -- Getting it in writing : preparing your marital settlement agreement -- Critical care : when things really go wrong -- After the divorce -- Getting help, finding information, and looking stuff up.
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