A Judge's Guide to Divorce

A Judge's Guide to Divorce

by Roderic Duncan Judge
     
 

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The inside scoop on divorce, from the judge who's seen it all!

"Whatever you do, try to keep your case out of divorce court." These key words set the stage for A Judge's Guide to Divorce, which exposes a system in which everyone loses -- especially the kids.

Fortunately, there's hope: A Judge's Guide to Divorceshows you how to reachSee more details below

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The inside scoop on divorce, from the judge who's seen it all!

"Whatever you do, try to keep your case out of divorce court." These key words set the stage for A Judge's Guide to Divorce, which exposes a system in which everyone loses -- especially the kids.

Fortunately, there's hope: A Judge's Guide to Divorceshows you how to reach your own agreements outside the courtroom, in the most civil manner possible. But if court is unavoidable, this book will help you at every step. Find out about:

  • the alternatives to divorce court
  • courtroom etiquette
  • how and where to get legal help
  • dividing property fairly
  • determining alimony and child support
  • settling custody and visitation issues
  • enforcing court orders
  • getting on with your life

    Plus, the book comes with a CD-ROM that features an interview with Judge Duncan and audio scenarios that can help you get through divorce without court. (Note: Audio files are not included with the eBook)

    A Judge's Guide to Divorcedelivers straight talk from someone who has witnessed the war zone of divorce court firsthand. Find out how to avoid it -- and what to do if you can't.

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  • Editorial Reviews

    Oakland Tribune
    Offers three alternatives to court: The 'kitchen table divorce,' mediation or the collaborative law divorce.
    California Administrative Office of the Courts
    Judge Duncan's advice parallels my own years sitting on the bench.
    — Leonard Edwards
    Pauline H. Tesler
    Judge Duncan brings enormous experience, candor and wisdom to his theme -- no one should let a judge make decisions during a divorce unless there is absolutely no better alternative...

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781413314298
    Publisher:
    NOLO
    Publication date:
    02/02/2007
    Sold by:
    Barnes & Noble
    Format:
    NOOK Book
    Pages:
    224
    Sales rank:
    791,240
    File size:
    1 MB

    What People are saying about this

    Pauline H. Tesler
    Judge Duncan brings enormous experience, candor and wisdom to his theme—no one should let a judge make decisions during a divorce unless there is absolutely no better alternative... (Attorney Pauline H. Tesler, co-author of Collaborative Divorce)
    Leonard Edwards
    Judge Duncan's advice parallels my own years sitting on the bench. (Judge Leonard Edwards, California Administrative Office of the Courts)
    Herma Hill Kay
    Anyone who is thinking about a divorce should read Judge Duncan's book. (Prof. Herma Hill Kay, co-author of Divorce Reform at the Crossroads)
    Judith Wallerstein
    Highly recommended for all couples contemplating divorce... (Judith Wallerstein, PhD, author of What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During & After Divorce)

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