The Separation Guide

Author: David R. Greig
Publisher: Self-Counsel Press
ISBN: 1770408185
Format: PDF, ePub
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The companion to Separation Agreement (forms kit) readers have been asking for! The Separation Guide is filled with practical steps for dealing with assets, finances, legal processes, and post-separation life planning when in the midst of separation. While mainly speaking from his experience as a family law lawyer for separating and divorcing couples, author David Greig offers advice that can be applicable to all types of long-term unions, including common-law and same-sex couples. The Separation Guide provides guidance on: Understanding the legal case Negotiating with confidence The benefits of a formal separation agreement Managing the division of finances, assets, and liabilities, including such complicated factors as pensions and possession When to get legal assistance This comprehensive book includes chapters on all types of separation issues, so that you can rest assured that you are well informed in the midst of the separation process. It will help you to understand your situation and options, take control, and get your life back on track.

On Your Own Again

Author: Keith Anderson
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 9781551991962
Format: PDF, ePub
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Every year, more than two million North Americans experience the trauma of separation and divorce. Now, at last, On Your Own Again provides down-to-earth help for readers seeking to survive a shattered relationship and build a new life.Written in Dr. Anderson's own personable, reassuring voice, this guide explains the four emotional stages undergone during and after separation and gives every reader the feeling, "He's talking about me." Dr. Anderson offers compassionate, practical, step-by-step advice. In no-nonsense language, often leavened with humour,he provides tools that can be used by readers male or female, young or middle-aged, straight or gay, in or recently out of a troubled relationship, to help cope with the loss and to speed recovery – so that they may lead rich, rewarding lives on their own again. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Getting Apart Together

Author: Martin Kranitz
Publisher: Impact Publishers
ISBN: 9781886230217
Format: PDF, Docs
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Guess which couple got more of what they wanted: Charles and Charlotte, who worked out a negotiated settlement together? Or John and Joyce, who let the court settle their differences? Couples who want to negotiate their own divorce settlements now have a comprehensive self-help guide, complete with ground rules, agendas for discussion, sample forms, and options for divorce mediation without bloodshed." Not quite a "do-it-yourself" manual - you'll still need an attorney - but packed with real-couple examples of successful agreements on Co-Parenting, Custody, Financial Support, College Planning, Property, Insurance, Taxes... . An organized, thorough guide to the important issues for every separating couple, and an effective aid for those who seek professional mediation. "Your chances of getting the outcome you want are best when you take control of the decision-making process," says Martin Kranitz, Director of the National Center for Mediation Education in Annapolis, Maryland."Couples can work out their own decisions, if they know what to talk about." "

Nolo s Essential Guide to California Divorce

Author: Ed Sherman
Publisher: Nolo Press Occidental
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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This book is Part One of attorney Ed Sherman’s famous “How to Do Your Own Divorce in California.” This is where you get essential information for any kind of divorce—how California divorce laws affect your income, property, debts and children. Most important, you’ll learn how to solve disagreements without going to court. There are references to Part Two, but if you do not plan to do your own paperwork, you won’t need Part Two unless you want to use it to supervise a professional you hired to do your paperwork for you. If you decide you want the whole kit, you can get it for 50% off, so you won’t end up paying more than if you had bought “How to Do Your Own Divorce” in the first place. Specific to California, this book gives you practical and legal advice in clear, simple language that will answer your questions and guide you to a faster, smoother, less painful and less expensive divorce. Shows you how to stay out of court and complete your divorce with little or no help from an attorney. How to: • reduce conflict and avoid court battles • divide property fairly without a fight • deal with spousal support • deal with child support, custody and visitation • draft a settlement agreement

Divorce After 50

Author: Janice Green
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413322271
Format: PDF
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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.

Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce

Author: Paula Hall
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446489558
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Children of all ages can be devastated by the news that their parents are splitting up. Even those who have been living in a highly conflictual situation are often shocked by their parents' final decision to separate. For most children, separation means major changes to family life and often losing a parent. The long-term impacts of divorce are now widely recognised with increasing chances of problems at school, criminal behaviour, problems in their own relationships and mental illness. This guide will provide you with clear advice and guidance on how to minimise the impact of your relationship breakdown on your children. Including: - An explanation of the age-specific issues that children face when they find out their family is breaking up - Professional comment, stories and quotes from children - Checklists and case studies Acknowledging the personal difficulties faced by the adult who has made the decision to leave, as well as the adult who feels they are being abandoned, this sensitive, accessible guide is a must for all parents going through divorce or separation who are concerned for their children.

On Your Own Again

Author: Keith Anderson
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 9781551991962
Format: PDF, ePub
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Every year, more than two million North Americans experience the trauma of separation and divorce. Now, at last, On Your Own Again provides down-to-earth help for readers seeking to survive a shattered relationship and build a new life.Written in Dr. Anderson's own personable, reassuring voice, this guide explains the four emotional stages undergone during and after separation and gives every reader the feeling, "He's talking about me." Dr. Anderson offers compassionate, practical, step-by-step advice. In no-nonsense language, often leavened with humour,he provides tools that can be used by readers male or female, young or middle-aged, straight or gay, in or recently out of a troubled relationship, to help cope with the loss and to speed recovery – so that they may lead rich, rewarding lives on their own again. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Your Divorce Advisor

Author: Diana Mercer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743218566
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A lawyer and a psychologist offer a groundbreaking divorce strategy that protects both your finances and your family. From your first thought of divorce through the final paperwork, Your Divorce Advisor takes you step by step toward a divorce that dissolves the marriage but not your dignity, your sense of family, or your financial security. Whether you hire a lawyer or a mediator, or do it yourself, this practical, direct, and empowering guide offers you the wise counsel you need for both the legal and the emotional processes of ending your marriage. Your Divorce Advisor shows you how to: -Keep a healthy perspective that leads to a successful legal strategy and recognize when emotions threaten your case -Protect your assets without destroying your family Offering: -Detailed coverage of all your legal options and guidance through every legal step, including anticipating the emotional repercussions of your decisions -More information on custody than any other divorce book, including age-appropriate custody schedules -A sample divorce agreement explained one paragraph at a time Your Divorce Advisor helps you set yourself and your family on a positive course toward a new life.

Get a Life Then Get a Man

Author: Jennifer Bawden
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440621195
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The key to enjoying the single life is to lead a full and rewarding existence. For dating to be successful, single women must first acquire the most attractive quality--a fun, happy, and productive life. From setting goals, nurturing friendships, and being kind to oneself, Jennifer Bawden provides both practical and inspirational guidance for women who desire a whole new outlook on their singlehood. Once they have gained esteem and support, readers are ready to apply Bawden's frontline tactics for meeting men. From the first approach in a crowded room and strategies for "the call back" to handy icebreakers for the first date, Bawden shows how to proactively pursue a variety of interesting prospects. Get a Life, Then Get a Man inspires women to take back their dating destinies--to get confident in their actions and smart about their choices. In the process, they'll discover that being single can truly be fun, free, and satisfying.

Live Laugh Love Again

Author: Michelle Borquez
Publisher: FaithWords
ISBN: 0446556971
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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At long last, a "Girlfriend's Guide" on divorce--written by four women who have experienced it all and have good news about getting through it.