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Getting Divorced Without Ruining Your Life A Reasoned, Practical Guide to the Legal, Emotional and Financial Ins and Outs of Negotiating a Divorce Settlement

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ISBN-10: 0671728261

ISBN-13: 9780671728267

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sam Margulies

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For the hundreds of thousands of couples who divorce each year, here is a reasoned, practical guide to the legal, emotional, and financial ins and outs of negotiating a divorce settlement. Margulies provides expert advice on negotiating with one's spouse despite emotional pitfalls, and determining child support and alimony.
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Publisher: Touchstone
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Sam Margulies, PhD, JD, has been a pioneer in the field of mediation for 28 years. Instrumental in defining the field, he has taught mediation for 20 years, has made numerous presentations throughout the United States, and has published extensively. His bookGetting Divorced without Ruining Your Lifewas one of the first to assert that divorce can be done decently, and without the devastation associated with traditional adversarial divorce. Dr. Margulies lives and practices mediation in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Introduction to the Revised Edition
Getting Ready one
Making Choicestwo
Why Divorces Go Badthree
The Emotional Crises of Divorcefour
The Economics of Divorcefive
What You Need to Know About Divorce Lawsix
The Five Issues of Divorceseven
Lawyers, Mediators, and Other Professionals
Negotiating Your Agreement eight
Negotiating with Your Spousenine
Negotiating Your Parenting Agreementten
Preparing Your Budgets and Assessing Your Needseleven
Negotiating Child Supporttwelve
Negotiating Alimonythirteen
Negotiating the Distribution of Marital Propertyfourteen
Pulling the Agreement Togetherfifteen
Managing Postdivorce Conflictsixteen
Some Final Thoughts from the Coach