Table of contents for Getting divorced without ruining your life : a reasoned, practical guide to the legal, emotional, and financial ins and outs of negotiating a divorce settlement / Sam Margulies.


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Contents

Introduction to the Revised Edition

Part One: Getting Ready

one

Making Choices

two

Why Divorces Go Bad

three

The Emotional Crises of Divorce

four

The Economics of Divorce

five

What You Need to Know About Divorce Law

six

The Five Issues of Divorce

seven

Lawyers, Mediators, and Other Professionals

Part Two: Negotiating Your Agreement

eight

Negotiating with Your Spouse

nine

Negotiating Your Parenting Agreement

ten

Preparing Your Budgets and Assessing Your Needs

eleven

Negotiating Child Support

twelve

Negotiating Alimony

thirteen

Negotiating the Distribution of Marital Property

fourteen

Pulling the Agreement Together

fifteen

Managing Postdivorce Conflict

sixteen

Stepparenting

seventeen

Some Final Thoughts from the Coach

Index




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Divorce -- United States.
Divorce mediation -- United States.
Divorce -- Law and legislation -- United States.