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This book will inform and empower women who have decided to divorce, or are deciding whether to do so. It will give them the `heads up` on what to expect, and the confidence to manage and control the formidable process; from the first meeting with a solicitor to the financial implications, the court processes, communication with the `ex`, and managing children, family and friends.
There are heaps of single fathers who have parenting conflicts with the ex-wife. These conflicts are detrimental towards the upbringing of the children.The children would be confused regarding certain issues. They wouldn’t grow up with stability and this impacts their outlook in life. As a single father, co-parenting is an important issue to consider because it would heavily impact the child In Co-Parenting Plan For The Single Daddy, Nick Thomas has shared his experience of co-parenting. In this book, he has also asked other single fathers about issues that are important pertaining co-parenting.
Parents going through separation or divorce are understandably worried about how the change in the family will affect their children. Their guide walks parents through all the factors they should consider and offers step-by-step guidance on how to work together to put their children first. From sharing the news with children in an age-appropriate way to handling the issue of custody, from concerns about affairs or abuse to embarking on remarriage and blending families, Co-Parenting Through Separation and Divorce offers a roadmap through one of life's most difficult challenges with the goal of healthy, happy kids informing every decision along the way.
The Co-Parents' Handbook helps parents confidently take on the challenges of raising children when they live in separate homes. Addressing parents' questions about the emotional impact of separation, conflict, grief, and recovery, the author skillfully provides a roadmap for all members of the family to constructively navigate through separation/divorce and beyond.
This is an invaluable study guide for students. It provides up-to-date, concise and comprehensive coverage of family law in Scotland and is the ideal text for students who come new to the subject and for those preparing for exams. The book takes full account of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 and is therefore an excellent resource for those who need to refresh or update their knowledge.This is an invaluable study guide for students. It provides up-to-date, concise and comprehensive coverage of family law in Scotland and is the ideal text for students who come new to the subject and for those preparing for exams. The book takes full account of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 and is therefore an excellent resource for those who need to refresh or update their knowledge.
Breaking up is hard to do. It can also be a costly affair when you factor in legal fees. If you are looking to represent yourself in court or thinking about going directly to a barrister to save money, this book will de-mystify the legal process and arm you with the know-how and confidence to achieve a successful outcome.
There's no question about it: your children are the most important thing in your life. But if you have gone through a messy divorce, your relationship with your children may become strained if you have to deal with a toxic ex. Your ex may bad-mouth you in front of the kids, accuse you of being a bad parent, and even attempt to replace you in the children's lives with a new partner. As a result, your children may become confused, conflicted, angry, anxious, or depressed-and you may feel powerless.
HOW TO REPRESENT YOURSELF IN FAMILY COURT - AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE - Representation of parents in the family court has long been the preserve of solicitors and barristers. If, as a parent, you were in conflict with the mother or father of your child and could not resolve the matter, one or either of you could take the matter to court and be represented by a solicitor via obtaining legal aid, which pays for your solicitors fees. However, over recent years accessibility to receive legal aid has become far more restrictive, which has lead to numerous parents finding themselves between a rock and a hard place.
Divorce finance barrister David Chidgey answers the following. What happens in court during a divorce in England and Wales? What is the procedure? What rules do the courts use? How are assets divided? What happens to the matrimonial home? Is the behaviour of the parties relevant? What does the court do about pensions and about maintenance? Who pays the legal costs? How should you choose a solicitor?
An important new guide to a different way of divorcing. Packed with helpful tips and real-life case studies. The traditional way of divorcing is both divisive and expensive, and the conflict generated by it is damaging to children. This book is for parents who want to avoid these aspects of a divorce; it shows them how to have an amicable divorce and protect their children from the worst of the harm that separation can cause. It offers guidance for parents wanting to explain what's happening to their children, as well as how to communicate and co-parent better with their ex-partner. An overview of how the whole divorce process works is set out in an easy-to-understand format and language.