We The People's Guide to Divorce: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Reaching an Agreement with Your Spouse and Getting a Hassle-Free Divorce

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 3, 2005 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
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We The People is America's largest legal document services company. Dedicated to helping every American avoid the high cost of legal fees, We The People gives you the information you need to handle your own legal filings quickly, easily, and cheaply. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have already liberated themselves from the tyranny of attorneys' fees--and now you can too!

If you've already decided not to take each other to the cleaners, why throw money away on legal fees? We The People's Guide to Divorce makes filing for divorce as affordable and painless as possible. This practical, nuts-and-bolts guide covers all the basics and includes extra resources you'll be glad you had--including frequently asked questions, sample forms, a glossary of legal terms, and handy worksheets. Plus, when you purchase We The People's Guide to Divorce, you'll be able to download legal forms to complete your divorce filing. Inside you'll learn all the basics and more:
* What are grounds for divorce
* How to handle alimony, child support, and custody
* Retirement and healthcare benefits
* Where to find the legal forms you need
* How to download legal forms you need
* When hiring an attorney is unavoidable
* Differences in state divorce law

Getting divorced isn't fun, but you can minimize the pain and cost when you and your spouse agree to treat each other fairly and leave the lawyers out of it. Do it right, do it inexpensively, and do it yourself--with We The People's Guide to Divorce.

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Chapter 1 I Want a Divorce
Chapter 2 Grounds Reasons for Divorce
Chapter 3 Preparing for Divorce
Chapter 4 Alimony Child Support and Custody
Chapter 5 Divorce Court
Chapter 6 Retirement Benefits Health Care and Your Children
Chapter 7 Odds and Ends in Marriage and Divorce
Chapter 8 Frequently Asked Questions
Chapter 9 Definition of Terms
Appendix A Links to State Divorce Courts
Appendix B We The People Store Addresses
Appendix C Worksheets

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About the author (2005)

IRA DISTENFIELD is a former senior vice president of a major New York stock exchange firm and the former president of the Los Angeles Port Authority. He is cofounder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO of We The People.

LINDA DISTENFIELD is a former scheduling director for the mayor of Los Angeles. She is cofounder, President, and COO of We The People.

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