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Divorce without court : a guide to mediation and collaborative divorce


"Avoid the expense and stress of divorce court. Ending a marriage is always difficult, but you don't have to be financially or emotionally overwhelmed. Through mediation or a collaborative divorce, you can avoid the huge legal bills and debilitating conflict with your ex. The book guides you through all the steps of negotiating a divorce settlement, using mediation or collaborative law. Encouraging, straightforward, and inspiring, Divorce Without Court explains mediation and collaborative divorce and shows you to choose the right method for your family ; maximize opportunities for settlement ; get an agreement in writing ; find mediators, attorneys, and advisers, and protect your children first, last, and always."--Page 4 of cover.

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  • ISBN: 9781413325270
  • ISBN: 1413325270
  • Physical Description: 465 pages : illustrations, forms ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 5th edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Nolo, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The role of mediation and collaborative law in the divorce process -- What happens in mediation -- What happens in a collaborative divorce -- Deciding to mediate or collaborate -- Proposing mediation or collaboration to your spouse -- Finding a mediator -- Finding a collaborative attorney -- Using advisers and doing legal research -- Getting started on information gathering -- Preparing for and making the most of the first session -- Evaluating your progress in mediation or collaborative divorce -- Communicating in mediation or collaborative divorce -- Negotiating in mediation or collaborative divorce -- Court-sponsored mediation -- Encountering difficulties in mediation and collaboration -- Writing up the divorce agreement -- Divorce for same-sex couples -- Women and men in mediation and collaborative divorce -- Unmarried couples in mediation and collaboration -- Mediation and collaboration after divorce.
Subject: Divorce mediation > United States > Popular works.
Collaborative divorce > United States > Popular works.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS > Divorce & Separation.
LAW > Courts.
LAW > Family Law > Divorce & Separation.
Collaborative divorce.
Divorce mediation.
United States.
Genre: Law for laypersons.
Popular works.
Law for laypersons.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.


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