9780470411513

Divorce For Dummies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470411513

  • ISBN10:

    0470411511

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-03
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

Since Divorce For Dummies, 2nd Edition published in 2005, there have been considerable changes in collaborative divorces, common law marriages, same sex marriages, visitation, and even custody laws (from children to pets). Divorce For Dummies, 3rd Edition includes 25 percent new, revised, and refreshed material covering all of the above.

Author Biography

John Ventura is a small business owner, bestselling author, and board-certified bankruptcy attorney. He is also a national authority on consumer and small business financial and legal problems. Mary Reed is an author and journalist who has ghostwritten and coauthored several books on consumer law and money matters. She has also written for numerous publications.

Table of Contents

Introduction
When Your Marriage Is on the Rocks
Divorce Fundamentals
Avoiding a Divorce
Getting Your Finances in Order
Putting Your Marriage On Hold with a Separation
Getting Your Divorce Going
Taking the First Steps
Breaking the News to Your Kids
Handling the Emotions of Divorce
Deciding the Basic Issues in Your Divorce
Dividing Your Assets and Your Debts
Considering Spousal Support
Choosing the Best Custody Arrangement for Your Kids
Using Child Support to Provide For Your Children
Working Out the Details of Your Divorce
Negotiating Your Own Divorce
Finding a Divorce Attorney
Working Hand in Hand with Your Attorney
Using Mediation to End Divorce Stalemates
Letting a Judge or Jury Decide the Details of Your Divorce
After You're Officially Divorced: Avoiding Problems and Handling Challenges
Focusing on Your Postdivorce Financial Life
Resolving the Stickiest Issues after Divorce
Putting Your Personal Life Back on Track
The Part of Tens
Ten Divorce to Check Out
Ten Ways to Help Your Kids Handle Your Divorce
Ten Tips for Getting On with Your Life
Index
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