How to Solve Divorce Problems in California: What to Do if Your Case is Not Going Smoothly

How to Solve Divorce Problems in California: What to Do if Your Case is Not Going Smoothly

by Ed Sherman

Multimedia Set(Book and CD, Updated Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780944508626
Publisher: Nolo Press Occidental
Publication date: 02/28/2007
Series: How to Solve Divorce Problems in California Series
Edition description: Book and CD, Updated Edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 8.48(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

You are here -which way to go, what it takes     11
Solving problems out of court
When a case becomes contested     17
How to get out of the legal system-obstacles to agreement and how to overcome them     19
How to negotiate an agreement     25
What to do when you reach full or partial agreement     31
Preparation: where cases are won or lost
How to plan and prepare your case     37
Working with and against an attorney     45
How to get the information you need     55
Solving problems in court
Motions & OSCs -Where most problems get solved
Basics -local rules, using forms, doing paperwork     63
When to use an OSC or motion     69
How to prepare for an OSC or motion     73
How to do a motion     85
How to do an Order to Show Cause     101
Responding to a motion or OSC     117
Presenting your case at the hearing     127
How to do orders after the hearing     139
Getting Information
Discovery -formal requests for information     151
Compelling discovery in court     193
Other Procedures
Vocational (and other) examinations     211
Parenting programs and mandatory mediation     223
Status-Only Judgment -divorce now, resolveother issues later     229
Taking Your Case to Trial
At-Issue memorandum -push the case toward trial     239
Settlement conferences -judge helps you settle     249
Motion to postpone the trial     257
Going to trial     263
Getting your Judgment     273
After the Judgment     275
Blank Forms     281

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