Divorce For Dummies, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0470485361
  • ISBN-13: 9780470485361
  • DDC: 306.89
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 312 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Since Divorce For Dummies, 2nd Edition published in 2005, there have been considerable changes in collaborative divorces, common law marriages, same sex marriages, visitation, and even custody laws (from children to pets). Divorce For Dummies, 3rd Edition includes 25 percent new, revised, and refreshed material covering all of the above.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Publisher's Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: When Your Marriage Is on the Rocks.
3: Divorce Fundamentals.
4: Avoiding a Divorce.
5: Getting Your Finances in Order.
6: Putting Your Marriage on Hold with a Separation.
7: Getting Your Divorce Going.
8: Taking the First Steps.
9: Breaking the News to Your Kids.
10: Handling the Emotions of Divorce.
11: Deciding the Basic Issues in Your Divorce.
12: 8 Dividing Your Assets and Your Debts.
13: Considering Spousal Support.
14: Choosing the Best Custody Arrangement for Your Kids.
15: Using Child Support to Provide for Your Children.
16: Working out the Details of Your Divorce.
17: Negotiating Your Own Divorce.
18: Finding a Divorce Attorney.
19: Working Hand in Hand with Your Attorney.
20: Using Mediation to End Divorce Stalemates.
21: Letting a Judge or Jury Decide the Details of Your Divorce.
22: After You're Officially Divorced: Avoiding Problems and Handling Challenges.
23: Focusing on Your Postdivorce Financial Life.
24: Resolving the Stickiest Issues after Divorce.
25: Putting Your Personal Life Back on Track.
26: The Part of Tens.
27: Ten Divorce Blogs to Check Out.
28: Ten Ways to Help Your Kids Handle Your Divorce.
29: Ten Tips for Getting On with Your Life.