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THE
DIVORCE
SURVIVAL GUIDE
Chapter One CHAPTER ONE

Straightforward guidance about legal separation, types of divorce, and potential costs.

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When you know the basics about divorce law, you can make better decisions -- and potentially save yourself (and your family) time, money, and emotional stress. Written in simple, concise language by divorce law experts, this 3-part survival guide series is for women or men who are considering divorce, currently going through a divorce, or working to move on positively after a divorce.

LEGAL Rx
Is divorce right for you?
Discover what our legal experts recommend when you and your spouse are considering a split.
 
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Before You Decide to Divorce, Ask Yourself...
Take a minute for yourself and reflect on these key issues.
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10 Steps to Get Ready for Divorce
When you have no idea where to start, begin here.
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What You're Buying from a Divorce Lawyer
Read this before choosing to share a lawyer or to DIY.
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How Much Will My Divorce Cost?
Learn how to keep hourly attorney fees to a minimum.
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Top 10 Divorce Mistakes
The future may seem foggy, but take care to avoid these pitfalls.
 
TYPES OF
DIVORCE
A summary divorce can take less than one month. 90% of all divorces are uncontested. Explore the different types of divorce here.
  1. No-Fault Divorce
  2. Uncontested vs. Contested Divorce
  3. Simple or Summary Divorce
  4. Collaborative Divorce
  5. Divorce Mediation
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OTHERS ARE ASKING
 
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Is divorce the right choice, or should we try a legal separation?
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What should I gather for my attorney heading into a divorce?
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Can I go it alone? I don't have the money to hire an attorney.
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Who keeps the ring when getting a divorce?
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Getting ready for a divorce, what's my first step?
 
LEARN TO SPEAK
LEGALESE
What does it mean?
Legal Separation
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Kelly

 
WHAT'S NEXT?
Look for Divorce Survival Guide - Chapter 2: Division of Assets
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