Book Title:

Divorce For Dummies (Psychology & Self Help) (Paperback)
by John Ventura (Author), Mary Reed (Author)

Editorial Reviews:

Book Description

Get empowering tips for cutting legal costs and coping emotionally!
Get through divorce proceedings and all the legal, financial, and personal stress!

Divorce doesn’t have to be about winners, losers, and huge legal bills. Filled with practical advice, this friendly guide demystifies the process, explaining revised family, divorce, and bankruptcy laws and current child support trends in plain English. You’ll see how to negotiate terms, avoid costly mistakes, cope with your emotions, find support – and move on with your life!

Discover how to…

  • Assess whether you’re ready for divorce
  • Understand your legal rights
  • Cut costs by negotiating terms yourself
  • Find and work with an attorney
  • Avoid going to trial
  • Help your kids get through it

From the Back Cover

“Dispenses useful, timely advice to people at all stages of divorce.”
-Diana Shepherd, Divorce magazine

Break up without breaking the bank…

Are you wondering how to serve divorce papers? Afraid you’ll have to sell your house just to cover legal costs? Heading for trial? Let this friendly guide take some of the grief out of your ordeal. Filled with sound, practical advice, it shows you how you can work out the terms of your divorce agreement without losing your shirt – or your mind!

Praise for Divorce For Dummies…

“Reed and Ventura walk us through some of the toughest decisions many of us will ever make – with sensitivity and expert advice.”
– Ellen G. Sanchez, MEd, family life educator

About the Author

John Ventura is an attorney and a nationally known authority and advocate on consumer law and financial issues. As a boy, he dreamed of becoming a Catholic priest so he could help others. To prepare for that career, he spent his high school years in a seminary. After graduation, John decided he could best pursue his dream by combining journalism with the law, so he earned a degree in both from the University of Houston.

Mary Reed writes about financial and legal issues affecting consumers and small-business owners. She coauthored Divorce For Dummies (Wiley), Good Advice for a Bad Economy (Berkley), and an e-book entitled Stop Debt Collectors Cold. She has ghostwritten 11 other books for consumers and small-business owners and has also written for Good Housekeeping Magazine, Home Office Computing Magazine, Hispanic Business, as well as for several Texas newspapers.