How to Do Your Own Divorce in California in 2013

Author: Ed Sherman
Publisher: Nolo PressOccidental
ISBN: 9780944508886
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Divorce

Author: Emily Doskow
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325327
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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 arrangements handle child support issues, including how support is paid and enforced draft a marital settlement agreement deal with divorce emergencies address post-divorce issues, and negotiate and settle spousal support.

Divorce After 50

Author: Janice Green
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413322271
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

A Guide to Divorce Mediation

Author: Gary J. Friedman
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9781563052453
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Describes the divorce mediator's unique mix of legal, psychological, and spiritual perspectives and discusses the ground rules and legal ramifications

How to Do Your Own Divorce in California in 2017

Author: Ed Sherman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780996198325
Format: PDF
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With "How to Do Your Own Divorce in California in 2017," Californians can obtain an uncontested divorce without hiring an attorney. Even for couples using an attorney, this book is an essential guide to making things go smoother and includes new and revised court forms for readers. The first part of the book explains in detail how to divide property and settle custody, visitation, and child support issues. The second part is a step-by-step guide through the court process, including how to complete important forms, when to file them, and how to get through a court appearance or even avoid it altogether. The included CDROM features demo versions of Nolo's CalSupport child and spousal support calculation software, Nolo's DealMaker Settlement Agreement software, and several other bonus items.

Divorce Money

Author: Violet Woodhouse
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323308
Format: PDF
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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.

Parenting After Divorce

Author: Philip Michael Stahl
Publisher: Impact Publishers
ISBN: 9781886230842
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presenting a perspective on divorce and how it affects children, this guide includes chapters on how conflicts affect your child, it's time for a truce, parenting plans, dealing with special problems, and what your child really thinks.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Divorce

Author: Emily Doskow
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413314821
Format: PDF
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The most practical -- and legal -- companion through divorce ever published. Like most people who are going through a separation or divorce, you're probably wondering "What's next?" at every turn. Turn to Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce for clear answers that can help make your divorce simpler and reduce your expenses. You'll even learn how to successfully divorce with minimal help from an attorney. With compassion and understanding, Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce will explain what you should expect understand the divorce process work with mediators or lawyers avoid expensive and painful court battles figure out alimony establish child custody and visitation determine child support divide money and property fairly draft a marital settlement agreement deal with divorce emergencies address post-divorce issues, and 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. Plus, easy-to-use charts make it simple to find the divorce laws in your state. While plenty of books out there claim to cover divorce thoroughly, only Nolo consistently delivers clear legal expertise and invaluable insights. Trust Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce to help you through every step. The updated 3rd edition includes new information on bankruptcy and foreclosure, and explains how both can affect divorce. While plenty of books out there claim to cover divorce thoroughly, only Nolo consistently delivers clear legal expertise and invaluable insights. Trust Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce, to help you through every step. Are you a California resident? Check out How to Do Your Own Divorce in California.

Divorce Without Court

Author: Katherine Stoner
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 141332164X
Format: PDF
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This book guides you through a negotiated divorce, using divorce mediation, or an increasingly popular approach called collaborative divorce.

Represent Yourself in Court

Author: Paul Bergman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323081
Format: PDF, Docs
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If you’re going to trial without an attorney, this is the essential guide for making the most of your day in court. Represent Yourself in Court breaks the trial process down into easy-to-understand steps, so that you can act as your own lawyer—safely and efficiently.