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Book reviews

A selection of book reviews by members and contributors.

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A to Z of Family Law
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A reference book for litigants and students
Author
Nick & Ruth Langford (Wikivorce members)
RRP
£17.99

The Family Law A to Z is an essential reference guide for anyone starting out in family law, especially those representing themselves, for their advisors and McKenzie Friends and for students of law at all levels. Whether you are divorcing or separating, seeking guidance on children’s applications or financial matters, the Family Law A to Z will be invaluable to you. It features detailed and authoritative explanations of more than 500 key terms from both the English/Welsh and the Scots jurisdictions used in today's legal practice. Individually the entries provide the reader with an indispensable glossary, or together they form a comprehensive guide to family litigation.

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A guide for parents who want to keep out of court, and save their money and sanity
Author
Diana Jordan
RRP
£14.99

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.

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Includes Civil Partnerships and Same Sex Couples
Author
Sharon Freeman
RRP
6.79

A Straightforward Guide to Divorce and the Law has been updated to reflect changes in the legal system affecting divorce proceedings to 2018 and is designed exclusively for anyone who wishes to proceed with a divorce case without the use of a solicitor or who wishes simply to learn more about the processes involved in divorce and the judicial system.

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How to take control of the whole process, including finances, children and the emotional journey
Author
Phyllida Wilson, Maxine Pillinger
RRP
£9.99

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.

After the Affair
Author
Julia Cole

Finding out that your partner has had an affair feels like the end of the world. It is the ultimate betrayal and the most difficult thing to do is to trust again. This text takes a frank yet sensitive look at this topic. This book looks at why people have affairs and the effect they may have upon the person who has been betrayed. It attempts to help couples understand their feelings, overcome feelings of betrayal and help them decide the next step.

Better Relationships
Author
Sarah Litvinoff

This guide offers practical exercises and guidelines to increase mutual understanding amongst married couples, tackling issues of confrontation and commitment, amongst others.

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Blackstone's Statute Series
Author
Rob George
RRP
14.54

Unsurpassed in authority, reliability and accuracy; the 2020-2021 edition has been fully revised and updated to incorporate all relevant legislation for family law courses. Blackstone's Statutes on Family Law is an abridged collection of legislation carefully reviewed and selected by Rob George.

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The Ultimate Guide To Parenting Your Child With The Ex-Wife
Author
Nick Thomas
RRP
£6.45

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.

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Putting Your Children First
Author
Jann Blackstone, David Hill
RRP
£16.99

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.

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What to Do When Your Ex-Spouse Tries to Turn the Kids Against You
Author
Amy J.L. Baker
RRP
£11.47

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.

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