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Author Woodhouse, Violet, 1948- author.

Title Divorce & money : how to make the best financial decisions during divorce / Violet Woodhouse, Matthew J. Perry.

Edition Eleventh edition.
Publication Info. Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2013.
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Description 522 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Your Financial Companion During Divorce -- 1. Legal vs. Financial Realities of Divorce -- 2. Financial Realities No One Talks About -- 3. Emotional Divorce: Managing the "Money Crazies" -- 4. The Hardest Part: Is My Marriage Really Over? -- 5. The Separation: What Happens When One Spouse Moves Out? -- 6. Closing the Books: What Do We Do With Joint Property? -- 7. Getting Help: Who Can I Turn To? -- 8. Financial Fact-Finding: What Must I Know and When Must I Know It? -- 9. Facing the Future: What Must I Plan For? -- 10. Protecting Against Risks to Life, Health, and Property -- 11. Taxes: How Do I File and Pay? -- 12. Property and Expenses: Who Owns and Who Owes What? -- 13. What Will Happen to the House? -- 14. Retirement Benefits: Who Gets What? -- 15. Financial Investments: How Do We Divide the Portfolio Pie? -- 16. Evaluating Employee Benefits and Stock Options -- 17. How Will We Divide Debts? -- 18. Child Support and Alimony: What Might I Pay or Receive? -- 19. Negotiating and Finalizing the Best Possible Settlement -- 20. After the Divorce: How Do I Get From "We" to "Me"? -- Appendix -- Index.
Summary "Divorcing? Get everything you need to split assets and debts as fairly as possible. When you're going through divorce, you have to make an overwhelming number of financial decisions. Should you sell the house? What happens to retirement benefits? How will you handle taxes? Full of sensitive and practical advice, Divorce & Money guides you through the complex process of making these important, and sometimes life-altering financial decisions. It covers how to: decide whether to keep or sell the house; protect yourself against misuse of joint accounts and credit cards; avoid tax problems; handle alimony and child support; divide debts fairly; avoid hasty decisions that could hurt you financially; reduce risks to your investments; understand how a court evaluates assets; gain financial stability as a single person. The fully updated edition provides the latest tax figures and data, plus new information on dealing with credit problems, bankruptcy, foreclosure, and during or after divorce."--Provided by publisher.
Note Includes index.
Subject Marital property -- Valuation.
Divorce settlements.
Divorce -- Law and legislation.
Added Author Perry, Matthew J., author.
Added Title Divorce and money
ISBN 9781413319958
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