The Everything Guide to Divorce: All you need to navigate this difficult transition and get on with your life

The Everything Guide to Divorce: All you need to navigate this difficult transition and get on with your life

by Milinda J Reed
     
 

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The decision to divorce is never an easy one. This completely revised and updated second edition prepares readers for the challenges that lie ahead. Attorney Milinda J. Reed gives readers an advantage in the courtroom and prepares them for their new life. Readers will gain information and advice to help them: Determine if divorce is the right course of

Overview

The decision to divorce is never an easy one. This completely revised and updated second edition prepares readers for the challenges that lie ahead. Attorney Milinda J. Reed gives readers an advantage in the courtroom and prepares them for their new life. Readers will gain information and advice to help them: Determine if divorce is the right course of action; Choose whether or not to hire a lawyer; Manage custody issues; Handle pretrial stages and hearings; Interpret and execute the judge’s ruling; and more. This informative guide, written in plain, understandable language, unravels and simplifies this complicated process so readers can get through it - with their sanity intact. This edition also includes completely new material on: considering a separation before deciding to divorce; whether one needs a lawyer (includes tips for representing yourself); custody and visitation, child support and spousal maintenance, and preparing for and getting through the trial; special cases (domestic violence, mental health issues, etc.); and the emotions of divorce and how to deal with them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598698664
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
02/17/2009
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Milinda J. Reed, Esq. (Lansingburg, NY), was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2000 after obtaining her law degree with a concentration in family and elder law. Since admission to the bar, Ms. Reed has focused her practice on family and matrimonial proceedings. She has represented clients in every aspect of family litigation, including custody, support, and divorce. She has also served as a Law Guardian representing children in these same types of proceedings. Ms. Reed has written several articles on issues related to family law and has done extensive grant writing for a not-for-profit provider of domestic violence and legal services.

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