A timely work that considers the interrelated legal and emotional complexities of divorce offers advice on such topics as minimizing legal costs, problems in custody and visitation, the tax aspects of divorce, and pre-nuptial agreements
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Melvin M. Belli, Sr., is one of the world's foremost trial attorneys. A graduate of the University of California's Boalt School of Law, Mr. Belli has made his international reputation with many famous cases and has earned the title "King of Torts." He has also worked on many divorce cases, including divorces of Rita Hayworth, Barbara Hutton, Martha and John Mitchell, Nick Nolte, and others. He is the author of sixty-two other books on the law, including, most recently, The Belli Files: Reflections on the Wayward Law; Everybody's Guide to the Law; and the five-volume revised edition of Modern Trials. Mr. Belli continues to make his home and practice law in San Francisco.
Psychologist Mel Krantzler, Ph.D., who is a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), is internationally recognized as the outstanding authority on the psychology of divorce. He is the author of the best-selling Creative Divorce, which has sold more than two million copies since its first publication, as well as two other best-selling books: Creative Marriage and Learning to Love Again. Dr. Krantzler has been an innovator in teaching courses on divorce in colleges throughout the country, and in originating divorce group counseling; he is currently the director of the Creative Divorce, Love, and Marriage Counseling Center, located in San Rafael, California.
Christopher S. Taylor, an attorney with extensive experience in divorce and related areas of the law, lives in Oakland, California.
Lawyer Belli and California psychologist Krantzler are both experienced in counseling people who confront the myriad problems of divorce. In the introduction to this minutely detailed guide, they tell how they themselves overcame the traumas of failed marriages (Belli's three, and the fourtha "footnote"quickly annulled; Krantzler's one) and ultimately re-wed successfully. The authors seemingly cover all aspects of divorce, starting with suggestions for avoiding the breakup, if possible. There follows advice on financial arrangements, protecting children from the hurts and anxieties of separation, arranging custody, dealing with loneliness when suddenly single, etc. Belli and Krantzler emphasize that it is wrong to mistrust or back off from a promising relationship, but they caution readers to guard against possible hazardsphysical or mental abuse, incurable diseases like herpes and AIDScaused by intimacy with a new partner. The book is an excellent resource. 75,000 first printing; first serial to Cosmopolitan; author tour.
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Book Description St Martins Pr, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11031201760X
Book Description St Martins Pr. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 031201760X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.2208057