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 10 Stupidest Mistakes Men Make when Facing Divorce and how to Avoid Them

Author: Joseph Cordell
Publisher: Random House LLC
ISBN: 9780307589804
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Family & Relationships

An accessible reference for men facing divorce by the creator of DadsDivorce.com offers counsel on such topics as safeguarding a home, retaining custody rights and protecting income, citing informative examples of real-world legal mistakes to avoid. Original.

Being Catholic Now

Author: Kerry Kennedy
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307449757
Release Date: 2008-09-09
Genre: Religion

For Kerry Kennedy, who grew up in a devoutly Catholic household coping with great loss, her family’s faith was a constant source of strength and solace. As an adult, she came to question some of the attitudes and teachings of the Catholic Church while remaining an impassioned believer in its role as a defender of the poor and oppressed. “Generations ago,” says Kennedy, “the search for spirituality came predefined and prepackaged. [The Church] not only gave us all the answers, it even gave us the questions to ask.” Now many of the old certainties are being reexamined. In an attempt to convey this sea change, Kennedy asked thirty-seven American Catholics to speak candidly about their own faith—whether lost, recovered, or deepened—and about their feelings regarding the way the Church hierarchy is moving forward. The voices included here range from respectful to reproachful and from appreciative to angry. Speaking their minds are businesspeople, actors and entertainers, educators, journalists, politicians, union leaders, nuns, priests—even a cardinal. Some love the Church; some feel intensely that the Church wronged them. All have an illuminating insight or perspective. Kerry Kennedy herself speaks of the joy of growing up as one of Robert and Ethel Kennedy’ s eleven children, of the tragedies that eventually befell her family, and of how religion was deeply woven through good times and bad. Journalist Andrew Sullivan talks about reconciling his devout Catholicism with the Church’s condemnation of his identity as a gay man. TV newswoman Cokie Roberts recalls the nuns who taught her and “took girls seriously when nobody else did.” Comedian Bill Maher declares, “I hate religion. It’s the worst thing in the world”—and goes on to defend his bold assertion. Writer Anna Quindlen depicts a common parental challenge: passing along traditions and values to a younger generation sometimes deaf to spiritual messages. Through these and many other voices that speak not only to Catholics but to all of us, Being Catholic Now redefines an ancient institution in the most contemporary of terms.

Civil War

Author: Joseph E. Cordell
Publisher: IFP Enterprises, LLC
ISBN: 0967949912
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Law

Comprehensive chapters walk you through every step of the divorce process, with special attention to the custody battle. You'll learn the meaning of legal terms, the process of divorce, how courts determine custody, and how to maximize your chances of victory at every stage.

Winning Your Divorce

Author: Timothy J. Horgan
Publisher: Plume
ISBN: 0452273730
Release Date: 1995-02-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

The only divorce book written specifically for men, this life-saving guide helps husbands preserve their interests and rights when it's too late to preserve the marriage. Includes special chapters on custody battles and on getting the best possible terms for alimony and child support. Syndicated newspaper columns.

A Man s Feelings

Author: Michael Louis Eads
Publisher: Red San Publishing
ISBN: 9780979848445
Release Date: 2008-07-03
Genre:

A unique book, which addresses a calamity many men face, was written by the Northwest Author, Michael Louis Eads: A Man's Feelings, Finding Closure After Divorce. Divorce, a word synonymous with failure, disappointment and heartache; any man who loved his wife and went through divorce feels the stigma and loss. The courts use these words: dissolution, irretrievable and broken. These heartless terms create turmoil to a man going through divorce. They don't even account for or describe the agony a man endures during this crisis.This is a personal account of how Michael went through these hard times, and how he came out the other end with a positive attitude, and a vigorous new life. Going through this crisis, he found his own identity and self-esteem in question. His whole life was a question mark from the day his wife first said the word, Divorce, but with a step-by-step process, and help from friends and counseling, he got through it. "I believe with the raw personal expertise of an everyday man, Michael's story is unique and uplifting. His advice is straightforward and insightful, offering hope and encouragement on the long road to find a new life for any man struggling for happiness after losing the love of his life," said his friend Bob Olson, who has known Michael since his teens. In Michael's research of divorce books, he had found that almost all deal with the legal ramifications of divorce. Few deal with the stigma, heartache and emotional turmoil that a man must face during separation and divorce. "I feel my book exposes the most basic need in all men after divorce, that is, the overwhelming desire to find some semblance of happiness, well-being, and ultimately, closure. It is my hope that after reading this book, you will realize its value and potential." --The Publisher In his book, A Man s Feelings: Finding Closure After Divorce, Michael Eads takes us on a personal journey following his own divorce. By relating his experience of coming to terms with the end of his marriage, and the stages of grief and loss that accompanied that, we also join him on his road to acceptance, letting go, and finally finding hope, happiness, and well-being in the aftermath of his divorce. All the while that Michael is telling his own tale, he is providing a road map for men (and women) who are in the midst of the confusion, hurt and pain, and emotional floundering that can come with the experience of confronting the end of a marriage while attempting to put life back in order. Michael is open and sharing about his vulnerabilities and growth, so that one can almost feel that he is sitting with you, a good friend, there to share his experience, to help you find some sense of direction in unknown and uncharted territory. I highly recommend this book to anyone embarking on their own such journey. --Susan Sterling, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist

The Guys only Guide to Getting Over Divorce

Author: Sam J. Buser
Publisher: Bayou Pub
ISBN: 1886298327
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Family & Relationships

Provides advice, in a question and answer format, for men who are faced with divorce discussing legal issues, trying to make a relationship work, parenting, living alone, support groups, dating again, remarriage, and other related topics.

How to be a Good Divorced Dad

Author: Jeffery M. Leving
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118237502
Release Date: 2012-03-06
Genre: Family & Relationships

Positive advice for divorced dads and their families The country's leading authority on fathers' rights Jeffery M. Leving presents a definitive how-to resource for divorced dads of any age, background, and marriage history. Leving offers targeted guidance and suggests techniques for staying connected with children and dealing with ex-wives—and in some cases a new girlfriend or the wife's new boyfriend—during the divorce and afterwards. This upbeat book offers good news for divorced dads and counters many of the myths that paint divorcing fathers as alienated, irresponsible, or absent. Includes advice for overcoming limited access to children with cooperative responses and legal remedies if necessary Reveals how to avoid depression and feelings of guilt that can cause a divorced dad to give up and lose connection with his kids Offers ideas for responding to an ex-wife's remarriage, moving, unfounded accusations, and other common issues Contains guidance for engaging in new relationships and possibly remarriage How to Be a Good Divorced Dad is practical and down-to-earth and offers dozens of real life examples of dads who have discovered the importance of staying involved in their children's lives.

Judge s Guide to Divorce A

Author: Roderic Duncan
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413314298
Release Date: 2007-02-02
Genre: Family & Relationships

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.

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.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Divorce

Author: Emily Doskow
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322682
Release Date: 2016-06-08
Genre: Law

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.

Crazy Time

Author: Abigail Trafford
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062379832
Release Date: 2014-11-11
Genre: Family & Relationships

Thoroughly revised and updated for a new generation, the essential guide for men and women to help them weather the turmoil of divorce and build rich, rewarding lives There is nothing easy about the breakup of a marriage, from coping with loss and failure to dealing with the uncertainty of the future. In this intelligent and insightful book, Abigail Trafford charts this emotional journey, identifying the common phases in the evolution from marriage to separation to divorce and eventually to a new life. Based upon her personal experience, extensive research, and interviews with hundreds of divorced men and women, Trafford offers individuals a better understanding of their own experiences and the message that they are not alone in their pain and confusion. Crazy Time is also an investment in the future—Trafford reveals the telltale signs of a marriage in crisis and discusses what determines whether a relationship will survive over time. This revised edition includes the most up-to-date research on the effects of divorce in adults' and children's lives, addresses the special challenges of becoming single again in the age of the Internet, and broadens the experience of divorce to include the breakup of all committed relationships. For anyone who has divorced, or is considering taking that step, Crazy Time offers a sense of hope and confidence that this transition is not only an ending but can also be a valuable beginning.

The Manipulated Man

Author: Esther Vilar
Publisher: Pinter & Martin Publishers
ISBN: 9780953096428
Release Date: 2005-05-09
Genre: Social Science

This text explores the relationship between the sexes. Esther Vilar maintains that a man is a human being who works, while a woman chooses to become a prostitute, letting a man provide for her and her children in return for carefully dispensed praise and sex.