|| Includes index.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|| Basics of divorce -- Basics of child custody -- Basics of child support -- When you decide to divorce : the first month -- Avoiding a custody or support trial : alternatives to court -- Dealing with the court : paperwork and court hearings -- Going to trial -- Custody orders : living with, enforcing, and changing them -- Child support orders : living with, enforcing, and changing them -- Worse case scenarios : kidnapping, abuse, and interference with custody -- Custody and support in military families -- The law : how to work with a lawyer and do your own legal research -- Appendix : 50-State charts.
|| The go-to guide for divorcing parents, whether they agree on custody and support or are battling in court. Thorough and compassionate, taking readers step-by-step through the unfamiliar landscape of child custody and support laws. Provides essential state-specific information and answers all common questions on state child support guidelines, enforcing custody and support orders, and working with a lawyer.