Book Title:

Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce (Paperback)
by Emily Doskow (Author)

Editorial Reviews:

Book Description

The most practical – and legal – companion through divorce ever published.

Like most people who are going through a separation or divorce, you’re probably wondering “What’s next?” at every turn.

So turn to Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce for clear answers that can help make your divorce as simple and inexpensive as humanly possible. With compassion and understanding, Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce will help you:

  • understand the divorce process
  • work with mediators or lawyers
  • avoid expensive and painful court battles
  • figure out alimony
  • establish child custody and visitation
  • determine child support
  • divide money and property fairly
  • draft a marital settlement agreement
  • deal with divorce emergencies
  • address post-divorce issues
  • find helpful resources
  • and much more

On every page, this book stresses the importance of minimizing conflict, explains complex legal problems concisely, and provides advice on how to protect your interests. Plus, easy-to-use charts make it easy to find the divorce laws of your state.

Plenty of books out there claim to cover divorce thoroughly, but only Nolo has the reputation of consistently delivering clear legal expertise and invaluable insights. Trust Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce to help you through every step.

Attorney Katherine E. Stoner, author of Divorce Without Court

“In this well organized and easy to read book, readers can find succinct, practical answers to all the tough questions about divorce.”

Attorney Andrea Palash, certified family law specialist

“An invaluable resource for anyone in need of good, commonsense advice about how to get through a divorce.”

About the Author

Emily Doskow is a practicing attorney and mediator who has been working with families in the Bay Area for more than 15 years, as well as an author and editor for Nolo. She specializes in family law, including adoption, parentage issues, domestic partnership formation and dissolution, and divorce. She is a graduate of the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley and currently resides in Oakland.