What Every Woman Should Know About Divorce and Custody (Rev): Judges, Lawyers, and Therapists Share Winning Strategies onHow toKeep the Kids, the Cash, and Your Sanity

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Women are still discovering-the hard way-just how difficult and unpredictable child custody cases can be. The first and most comprehensive book of its kind, this is a complete insider's guide filled with crucial advice from judges, lawyers, therapists, and mothers who have experienced this challenging legal process. It is designed for women at every stage of divorce and covers a wide range of legal strategies, as well as financial and psychological issues. This updated edition describes how to use technology ...

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What Every Woman Should Know About Divorce and Custody (Rev): Judges, Lawyers, and Therapists Share Winning Strategies onHow toKeep the Kids,the Cash, and Your Sanity

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Overview

Women are still discovering-the hard way-just how difficult and unpredictable child custody cases can be. The first and most comprehensive book of its kind, this is a complete insider's guide filled with crucial advice from judges, lawyers, therapists, and mothers who have experienced this challenging legal process. It is designed for women at every stage of divorce and covers a wide range of legal strategies, as well as financial and psychological issues. This updated edition describes how to use technology advantageously and pitfalls to avoid, as well as changes in interstate custody laws and essential topics such as:

- Choosing a lawyer
- What to expect before and in court
- Blended families
- Domestic violence risk factors for women
- What makes a custody agreement good or bad
- Dealing with your emotions
- Parental kidnapping cases
- An appendix of recommended reading

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399533495
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/3/2007
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 530,549
  • Product dimensions: 5.26 (w) x 8.01 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Meet the Author

Gayle Rosenwald Smith is a lawyer specializing in family law. Her articles have appeared in the Chicago Tribune and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Sally Abrahms is the author of Children in the Crossfire. She has published articles in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2007

    The best 'how to' on divorce for women

    What Every Woman Should Know About Divorce and Custody is a comprehensive guide to navigating the world of divorce. It outlines all one needs to know to face the legal system with confidence. The book covers all the questions you are asking yourself, then gives straight forward answers. It will help you talk with your kids, speak intelligently with your attorney, and understand what is expected of you as a divorcing spouse. Read this book and you will have the tools and confidence to move your life forward with dignity.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2007

    you gotta have it

    I really recommend this for any woman going through a divorce. It covers it all- and you are sure to benefit from reading it. There are no surprises if you read this!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2007

    Brass Tacks and All

    Here's a practical guide to anything and everything you need to know if you're heading into a divorce, particularly if you have kids. I wish this book were around when I went through it!

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