Divorce Made Simple
Don't make another decision until you read DIVORCE MADE SIMPLE -- THE ULTIMATE GUIDE If you're thinking of filing for divorce or are in the middle of one, this book is for you! Written by a former divorce judge and attorney with more than thirty years experience of family law experience Schoonover navigates you through your divorce and steers you away from unnecessary delays and obstacles that threaten your financial and personal well-being. Practical advice, unique insight into the court system, and hot tips to empower you with or without an attorney- to move through your divorce with confidence and clear direction. You'll discover the answers to these issues and more: * If divorce is your best or only alternative * If your marriage is irretrievably broken * The short term and long term costs of divorce * How to reduce your attorneys fees from day one *What to expect at your final hearing *How to file a petition or an answer without an attorney *What to expect at your final hearing *How to file a petition or an answer without an attorney *What 3cs are more important than attorney credentials *How to avoid paying high legal retainers *What judges look for when deciding custody * How to prepare for a temporary hearing without an attorney * What to know before signing an attorney's retainer agreement *What to know about child support, alimony, and equitable distribution *How to prepare for mediation *How to choose between mediation and a collaborative divorce The Appendix provides links to every state's specific family law forms and resources as well as residency requirements.