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Divorce: A Guide for Women

Divorce: A Guide for Women

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Published by Legal Momentum
Designed to acquaint women considering a divorce with general information about divorce and the law. Provides women, regardless of circumstances surrounding their divorce, with knowledge and resources to help ensure that their children, health, finances and safety are secure.
Designed to acquaint women considering a divorce with general information about divorce and the law. Provides women, regardless of circumstances surrounding their divorce, with knowledge and resources to help ensure that their children, health, finances and safety are secure.

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Published by: Legal Momentum on May 10, 2013
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Legal Resource Kit 
Divorce Planning 
 
 ________________ 395 H
UDSON
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EW 
 Y 
ORK 
, NY 10014-3684 (212) 925-6635 F
 AX 
: (212) 226-1066
 
 
Divorce Planning 
 
 
Legal Disclaimer
 
Please Note
 
Copyright © 2008 Legal Momentum 
 
 The materials contained in this Legal Resource Kit provide general information. This Kit should not be used as asubstitute for an attorney's services. The publications in this Kit are for informational purposes only. They do notconstitute legal services or representation and are not to be used in place of a consultation with an attorney. The LegalDepartment at Legal Momentum updates the Legal Resource Kits as often as possible. However, it is best for you tocontact an attorney in your state or city for the most current laws regarding your case.Ending a marriage is rarely easy. Although divorce reflects many of the inequalities of our society, a womancontemplating divorce can do a lot to protect and empower herself. Knowing how the process works and actively asserting your rights can help to ensure that you begin your new future with hope and security. This Kit will help youlearn many of your rights and identify the resources that are available to learn more. This Kit was originally developed and produced in partnership with The Institute for Equality in Marriage in 2000.
 
 ________________ 395 H
UDSON
S
 TREET
, N
EW 
 Y 
ORK 
, NY 10014-3684 (212) 925-6635 F
 AX 
: (212) 226-1066
 
Divorce Planning 
 Contents
Contents
 Considering Divorce or Separation………………………………………….……….. 1Dissolving the Marriage: Grounds for Divorce, Separation or Annulment……….…5Supporting Yourself During the Divorce Process……………...…………...…….…7Dealing With Child Custody and Child Support During the Divorce……………….9Mothers and Gender Bias in the Courts……………………………....….…………..13Preparing For Review of the Financial Issues……………………………….………..15Dividing Your Property and Valuing Marital Assets…………………………...……20Seeking and Getting Alimony………………………………………………………25 Alternative Dispute Resolution……………………………………………….……27Settlement or Trial…………………………………………………………………...30 Appealing or Modifying Your Divorce Judgment………………………………….31 The Aftermath of Divorce and Other Concerns……………………………………33Groups and Organizations…………………………………………………………37Helpful Sources………………………………………………………………….…39

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