Make Any Divorce Better

Author: Ed Sherman
Publisher: Ed Sherman
ISBN: 9780944508749
Release Date: 2009-08-13
Genre: Family & Relationships

Divorce is a difficult passage, but there are practical things any couple can do, individually or together, to make the transition as painless as possible. Every divorcing couple needs the guidance in this book because, without it, the process will not go smoothly. Author Ed Sherman, an attorney with 35 years of experience and over 45,000 successful cases, shows how most divorces fit one of five profiles. He helps readers discover their profile then leads them through the process, step by step, of overcoming what can otherwise turn into major mental and monetary roadblocks. Through its communication, organizational, and negotiation tools, Make Any Divorce Better! not only saves readers money, but puts them - not lawyers or the courts - in charge of the process, allowing them to get it done faster, with a minimum of emotional and financial expense, and move on with their lives.

How to Do Your Own Divorce in California in 2013

Author: Ed Sherman
Publisher: Nolo PressOccidental
ISBN: 094450888X
Release Date: 2013-02-19
Genre: Law

For over 40 years this is THE book Californians turn to when facing divorce. Because of this book, about 60% of all California divorces go through the court system without the help (not to mention the expense and contentiousness) of lawyers, and over the years have saved untold BILLIONS of dollars in legal fees. This book shows you how to: Understand the rules and standards for a California divorce Decide what's fair and you want in your settlement agreement File a Petition or a Response Make a Settlement Agreement Get your Judgment It also includes practical advice, step-by-step instructions, forms and free help with local forms. The first part explains in detail how the law says you can divide your property and settle issues of custody, visitation and child support. It discusses the implications of doing your own divorce, how to start a divorce, how to serve divorce papers, California residency requirements, mandatory disclosure, the difference between retaining and just using an attorney, how to solve problems that come up, when you should get some help,how much your divorce will cost, and much more. The second part guides readers through the court process step by step — how to complete each of the forms and file them with the court.

Divorce Solutions

Author: Charles Edward Sherman
Publisher: Nolo PressOccidental
ISBN: 0944508464
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Social Science

Provides advice on a successful divorce, covering such topics as money management, parenting arrangements, tax issues, negotiating an agreement, and choosing a lawyer.

Divorce Money

Author: Violet Woodhouse
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323306
Release Date: 2016-12-30
Genre: Law

All the information you need to split assets, easily and fairly. Especially in uncertain economic times, divorce isn’t simple. Turn to Divorce & Money, the acclaimed guide to evaluating and dividing assets during divorce, to avoid making financial mistakes that could affect you for the rest of your life. Learn how to: understand how a court evaluates assets determine the value of real estate and other assets negotiate a comprehensive settlement decide whether to keep or sell the house agree on fair child support understand how much, if any, alimony is appropriate divide debts fairly divide retirement benefits,and achieve financial stability after divorce. Divorce & Money shows you how to take control of your financial life during and after divorce—and avoid costly court fights.

Making Divorce Work

Author: Diana Mercer
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101445716
Release Date: 2010-12-07
Genre: Family & Relationships

Eight essential keys to resolving conflict and rebuilding your life. This unique and empowering guide gives divorcing couples the skills to manage their divorce successfully, handle the legal and emotional issues harmoniously, and redefine and preserve the positive elements of their relationship. Informed by eight mediation concepts developed and used by the authors in their practice, the process outlined in this book will allow divorcing couples to deal rationally with the issues rather than allowing fear, anger, and grief to dictate their actions. Making Divorce Work leads couples to experience divorce as a celebration of the end of a relationship that served them well and provides the tools to deal with virtually every aspect of divorce-from money and custody to grieving and pain-to be proud of the way they handled their divorce and to start their new lives from a better place. Watch a Video

Understanding Men s Passages

Author: Gail Sheehy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780345406903
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Social Science

To her landmark studies, Passages and New Passages, the author adds another New York Times best-seller that leads men through the manifold changes and opportunities life brings after forty. Reprint.

Divorce Busting

Author: Michele Weiner Davis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671797256
Release Date: 1993-02-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

In this groundbreaking book, Michele Weiner-Davis gives straightforward, effective advice on preventing divorce and how couples can stay together instead of coming apart. Using case histories to illustrate her marriage-enriching, divorce-preventing techniques, which can be used even if only one partner participates, Weiner-Davis shows readers: * How to leave the past behind and set attainable goals * Strategies for identifying problem-solving behavior that works—and how to make changes last * "Uncommon-sense" methods for breaking unproductive patterns Inspirational and accessible, Divorce Busting shows readers in pain that working it out is better than getting out.

The 10 Stupidest Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce

Author: Joseph Cordell
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 9780307589811
Release Date: 2010-12-07
Genre: Family & Relationships

The Knowledge Every Man Needs for a Successful Divorce Each year 500,000 men will face divorce, and most of them make at least one crucial—and often irreversible—mistake. These errors might seem minor, such as moving out while things get sorted out, or thinking of “temporary” orders as being truly temporary. But when they get to court, these men discover they have put themselves in a terrible position. They may have to give up their house, pay impossibly high alimony, or even lose custody. You could be one of these men. But you don’t have to be. Joseph Cordell, the founder of the nation’s largest law firm focusing on men’s divorce and the creator of DadsDivorce.com, has seen the consequences of the mistakes men make. Drawing upon the huge number of cases that Cordell & Cordell has handled, this book identifies the 10 most common mistakes that end up hurting men in divorce. Cordell demystifies the divorce process, explains what judges consider in making their final decisions, and lays out a road map for positive actions men can take to achieve the best possible outcome. No man should face divorce without this book.

The Collaborative Way to Divorce

Author: Stuart G. Webb
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0452288355
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Family & Relationships

Outlines a strategic method for divorced parents on how to divide assets, conduct post-divorce relationships, and share custody while protecting the needs of their children, counseling readers on how to hire legal representation while avoiding court and expensive litigation processes. Reprint.

Divorce For Dummies

Author: Elizabeth Walsh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119997153
Release Date: 2011-02-08
Genre: Family & Relationships

There's no such thing as an easy divorce. On top of the emotional turmoil, there are also numerous other concerns – from organising finances and splitting property, to breaking the news to children, and picking the best lawyer. This comprehensive guide shows that, with a clear-head and straight-talking advice, divorce can be swifter and easier than expected, letting you make a clean break and move on with confidence. Divorce For Dummies includes the most up-to-date information on: What to Do First When Things Start to Go Wrong Separation: A Healthy Breather or a Prelude to Divorce? Helping Your Children Get Through Your Divorce Pre-marital Agreements Same-sex and DIY divorces About the author Elizabeth Walsh is a legal expert and the Editor of Family Law, recently voted ‘Legal Journal of the Year’. Thelma Fisher is a former chair of the UK College of Family Mediators and has been involved in mediation for over twenty years.

Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

Author: Shari Y. Manning
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606234862
Release Date: 2011-08-18
Genre: Psychology

People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be intensely caring, warm, smart, and funny—but their behavior often drives away those closest to them. If you're struggling in a tumultuous relationship with someone with BPD, this is the book for you. Dr. Shari Manning helps you understand why your spouse, family member, or friend has such out-of-control emotions—and how to change the way you can respond. Learn to use simple yet powerful strategies that can defuse crises, establish better boundaries, and radically transform your relationship. Empathic, hopeful, and science based, this is the first book for family and friends grounded in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), the most effective treatment for BPD.

Women Who Love Too Much

Author: Robin Norwood
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416550211
Release Date: 2008-04-08
Genre: Family & Relationships

Updated with a new foreword and revised text, a twentieth anniversary release of a top-selling reference counsels women on how to end destructive cycles of co-dependence and misogyny, in a guide that shares case histories of women who have ended or improved relationships with emotionally unavailable, addicted, or unfaithful partners. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

The Great Divorce

Author: C. S. Lewis
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061947353
Release Date: 2009-06-02
Genre: Religion

C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce is a classic Christian allegorical tale about a bus ride from hell to heaven. An extraordinary meditation upon good and evil, grace and judgment, Lewis’s revolutionary idea in the The Great Divorce is that the gates of Hell are locked from the inside. Using his extraordinary descriptive powers, Lewis’ The Great Divorce will change the way we think about good and evil.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support

Author: Emily Doskow
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324358
Release Date: 2017-10-30
Genre: Law

When you’re getting divorced, you can make a tough time easier for your children (and yourself) if you and the other parent can create your own custody plan and agree on child support. If you can’t work out custody and support, you’ll have to head to court and ask a judge to step in Either way, Nolo’s Essential Guide to Child Custody & Support can help. You’ll learn: how negotiation and mediation can keep costs down, ease the transition for kids, and improve future dealings with your ex where to find your state’s child support guidelines how judges make custody decisions how to enforce and change custody and support orders how court trials work what military families need to know when you need a lawyer and how to work with one You’ll also find specifics about each state’s laws, including what factors courts consider when they rule on custody arrangements, what happens when one parent wants to move away with the children, and how you can change custody or support orders.