by Ed Sherman, CA Attorney, founder of Nolo Press
Updated for 2015
This PDF eBook is Part One of Ed Sherman’s famous best-seller How to Do Your Own Divorce in California. If you’re also getting How to Do Your Own Divorce in California you won’t need the book on this page, as you will be getting the same information in Part One of How to Do Your Own Divorce in California.
The best predictor of a good divorce outcome is becoming informed and prepared and making your own decisions based on reliable information. That’s what this book is all about.
In clear, simple language, it explains things you need to know and provides legal advice, practical advice and guidance about:
- The decisions you must make.
- The law: how CA law defines property and debts and how they are divided, how spousal support is determined, how custody and visitation for minor children will be determined if you end up in court.
- Settlement: How to make a written settlement agreement that decides all of these issues the way you want so some busy and distracted judge doesn’t have to make these decisions for you.
- Includes worksheets to help you organize your facts and your thinking.
If you decide later that you want to do your own paperwork, as an owner of this eBook you can get How to Do Your Own Divorce in California in paperback (with CD that includes forms and much more) at 50% off. Or you can get the eBook version of How to Do Your Own Divorce in California for instant download when you’re ready by clicking here.