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The Divorce Sourcebook / Edition 3
     

The Divorce Sourcebook / Edition 3

by Dawn Berry
 

ISBN-10: 0071476865

ISBN-13: 9780071476867

Pub. Date: 12/18/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

What you need to know to get through the difficult process of divorce

In The Divorce Sourcebook, Dawn Bradley Berry, a research attorney and legal consultant, explains everything you need to know to protect yourself and your family, and she supplements her expert advice with real-life stories of divorce, including that of her own.

Filled with wisdom and

Overview

What you need to know to get through the difficult process of divorce

In The Divorce Sourcebook, Dawn Bradley Berry, a research attorney and legal consultant, explains everything you need to know to protect yourself and your family, and she supplements her expert advice with real-life stories of divorce, including that of her own.

Filled with wisdom and sensitivity, this is all-encompassing guide to every aspect of divorce shows you how to:

  • Navigate the legal system and find the right lawyer for you
  • Decide if mediation or other legal alternatives are right for you
  • Evaluate joint assets for property division
  • Determine the custody arrangement that is best for your family
  • Begin your emotional recovery after divorce

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071476867
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/18/2006
Series:
Sourcebooks Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.02(w) x 6.12(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction     ix
The Development of Family Law and Social Attitudes: A Brief History and a Look at Where We Are Today     1
Preparing for Divorce: How to Begin and What to Expect     23
Mediation, Litigation, and Other Alternatives     59
Special Complications     77
Divorce and Property     95
Family Law and Children     135
The Emotional Challenges of Divorce     177
Building a New Life     221
National Organizations     253
State Laws     277
Resources and Suggested Readings     289
Credits     299
Index     301

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