Author: Janice Green
Release Date: 2016-02-29
Genre: Family & Relationships
Today, 1 in 4 people going through a divorce are over 50. Over-50 divorces can be more financially burdensome because they usually involve alimony, retirement, health insurance, and Social Security benefits – this book covers all these issues and more.
Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce provides clear answers that can help make divorce simpler and reduce its financial and emotional cost. Readers will even learn how to complete the divorce with minimal help from an attorney. With compassion and understanding, Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce explains what to expect through each stage of divorce. It helps readers: understand the divorce process learn about different types of divorce, including mediated, collaborative, and contested identify and divide property and assets fairly work with mediators or lawyers avoid expensive and painful court battles establish child custody and visitation handle child support issues, including how support is paid and enforced draft a marital settlement agreement deal with divorce emergencies address post-divorce issues negotiate and settle spousal support On every page, this book stresses the importance of minimizing conflict, explains complex legal problems concisely, and provides advice on how to protect your interests--with your dignity and sanity intact. Plus, easy-to-use charts make it simple to find the divorce laws in your state. This edition has updated laws for all 50 states and highlight some big changes in specific states--for example, the book explains California’s new rules about what constitutes a true separation. This edition also includes a discussion of Obergefell--the recent U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling and how it affects divorce laws on a national level.
Author: Alan Feigenbaum
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2004-04-16
Genre: Business & Economics
A complete guide to financial self-defense for people facing divorce Written by two noted divorce planning experts, this book arms readers with the knowledge and tools they need to make it through a divorce with their financial skins intact. Readers learn of all the financial risks and ramifications involved, as well as how to prepare themselves for any eventuality. And they get proven strategies for negotiating the best possible financial solution, along with valuable work sheets, checklists, and sample documents. Among other important lessons, readers learn how to: Construct a solid financial action plan when divorce seems imminent Get a complete picture of family finances, including the low down on a spouse's small business or intellectual assets Negotiate a win-win financial settlement Choose the best settlement method, from options including mediated, arbitrated, and collaborative agreements Avoid tax penalties and pitfalls and deal with retirement nest egg, 401(k), and SSI issues
This practical guide to the financial aspects of divorce for women includes information and tips on building an expert divorce team, negotiating alimony, discovering hidden assets, protecting personal assets, and dealing with retirement monies.--From publisher description.
The quick reference to employment law for anyone who oversees workers. Whether you're managing workers or working in the HR department, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect introduction to supervising employees and independent contractors safely and legally. Need some information about overtime? Want some useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This one-of-a-kind book provides everything you need to stay within the bounds of the law, including: frequently asked questions concise articles helpful tips "lessons from the real world" dozens of resources, online and off Designed for managers and supervisors who need answers quickly, as well as professionals pursuing a career in human resources, The Manager's Legal Handbook covers hiring, firing and everything in between. The 5th edition is completely overhauled to provide quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. It includes updated 50-state legal charts and new sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.
Author: Ralph E. Warner
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics
Written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges, this resource provides 12 no-nonsense strategies for small business owners on protecting personal assets from creditors and surviving the current recession.
Best of all, your readers won't just understand wills, living trusts or financial power of attorney -- they'll create them, quickly and easily. The interactive CD-ROM lets them make: - legal wills- living trusts- healthcare directives (living wills)- powers of attorney- final arrangements documents- forms for executors- promissory notes- credit repair forms- authorizations and agreements- and more!
"DIVORCE 101: A Woman's Guide to Divorce" is packed with practical answers to your questions about divorce. Written in plain English, with easy to follow chapters, this guide can empower you with the knowledge to make informed decisions when your marriage ends. It will show you how to plan and manage your divorce, giving you the confidence necessary to: Safeguard yourself before you ever meet with a lawyer. Collect and organize the vital information needed in your divorce. Choose the best lawyer for your case. Understand your current financial situation. Establish the bottom line so that you receive your fair share. Make money smart choices about assets and debts. Negotiate effectively with your husband without being intimidated. Understand child custody issues to create a customized parenting plan. Manage everything once your divorce is finalized. DIVORCE 101 is tailored to meet the needs of women who desire direction during their divorce. It can help you understand the legal process, get a grip on your situation, and improve your ability to make good decisions. Instead of struggling through your divorce, gain the necessary knowledge to take control of it.
The only book that helps entrepreneurial retirees figure out how to get that dream business up and running! If you plan to retire and start your own business then this one-of-a-kind book is ideal for you. A comprehensive, step-by-step guide, Retire -- And Start Your Own Business is packed with practical, hands-on tools (including a CD-ROM) to help entrepreneurs like you pick and run a perfect business. This book is at the leading edge of the new retirement: more retirees need or want to keep working. It shows you how to: define success for you take stock of your skills and experience work with the time and money you have generate business ideas perform four "reality checks" on your best idea get ready to launch your business understand important legal, financial and tax matters find the best health insurance and more Plus: Retire--And Start Your Own Business provides dozens of exercises that can help you understand exactly what you want from your businesses and your life. The CD-ROM provides Excel spreadsheets, plus additional worksheets and lessons not included in the book. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.
"When you retire, your taxes, and potential deductions, change considerably. Step-by-step ... [this book] explains all these changes in plain English, and covers the tax considerations of doing volunteer work, increased medical expenses, buying a boat, RV or second home, making charitable donations, paying for a grandchild's education, living off your investments, selling or renting out a home, starting a business, [and] giving financial help to family members. Plus, make sure you don't miss a single deduction with easy-to-use checklists."--Publisher's description.
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.
Author: Laura Campbell
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Release Date: 2011-02-15
Genre: Family & Relationships
Here is your own personal divorce coach, designed to help you stay organized and effective through a potentially challenging and complicated process. Written by a divorce and life reinvention consultant and an expert divorce financial planner, this highly interactive guide provides a wealth of essential information, exercises, and advice about the legal, financial, and emotional aspects of divorce. 160 pages.
Author: Frederick Hertz
Release Date: 2017-07-28
Genre: Family & Relationships
Find all the information and forms unmarried couples need to define and protect their relationship in the eyes of the law. An essential resource for any unmarried couple, Living Together explains: the legality of living together having and raising children the many types of ownership agreements Includes all the legal forms you need!