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The Divorce Sourcebook, 3/E : Sourcebooks - Dawn Berry

The Divorce Sourcebook, 3/E


Paperback Published: 18th December 2006
ISBN: 9780071476867
Number Of Pages: 352

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What you need to know to get through the difficult process of divorce

In "The Divorce Sourcebook," Dawn Bradley Berry, a research attorney and legal consultant, explains everything you need to know to protect yourself and your family, and she supplements her expert advice with real-life stories of divorce, including that of her own.

Filled with wisdom and sensitivity, this is all-encompassing guide to every aspect of divorce shows you how to: Navigate the legal system and find the right lawyer for you Decide if mediation or other legal alternatives are right for you Evaluate joint assets for property division Determine the custody arrangement that is best for your family Begin your emotional recovery after divorce

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
The Development of Family Law and Social Attitudes: A Brief History and a Look at Where We Are Todayp. 1
Preparing for Divorce: How to Begin and What to Expectp. 23
Mediation, Litigation, and Other Alternativesp. 59
Special Complicationsp. 77
Divorce and Propertyp. 95
Family Law and Childrenp. 135
The Emotional Challenges of Divorcep. 177
Building a New Lifep. 221
National Organizationsp. 253
State Lawsp. 277
Resources and Suggested Readingsp. 289
Creditsp. 299
Indexp. 301
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ISBN: 9780071476867
ISBN-10: 0071476865
Series: Sourcebooks
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 18th December 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.5  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised