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Introduction

This Guide was originally a pdf file and is still available as one document here. It was a proposal drafted by the Nebraska Supreme Court Commitee on Pro Se Litigation and was developed by:

Catherine Mahern, Director
Milton R. Abrahams Legal Clinic
Revised, March 2003

 

Books Available in the Library

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Divorce in Nebraska : understandable answers to your legal questions - Koenig, Susan, 1955-
Call Number: KFN100.Z9 K64 2005
ISBN: 1886039712
Providing accurate and objective information to help make the right decisions during a divorce in Nebraska, this guide provides answers to queries such as, What is the mediation process in Nebraska and is it required? How quickly can one get a divorce? Who decides who gets the cars, the pets, and the house? What actions might influence child custody? How are bills divided and paid during the divorce? How much will a divorce cost?and, Will a spouse have to pay some or all attorney fees? Structured in a question-and-answer format, this divorce handbook provides clear and concise responses to help build confidence and give the peace of mind needed to meet the challenges of a divorce proceeding.

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Nolo's essential guide to divorce - Doskow, Emily.
Call Number: KF535.Z9 D67 2006
ISBN: 1413304524
Doskow (attorney, mediator, editor) provides a handbook for people working through a separation or divorce. Written in a straight-forward style, the second edition of the book includes updated coverage of the latest state related state laws. The book covers the basics of separation and divorce, getting legal and financial help, uncontested divorce and contested divorce and trial, mediation, custody decisions and disputes, child support and division of property and resources, and other topics. It also includes a new chapter on the special issues involved with divorce in military families.

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Divorce and money : how to make the best financial decisions during divorce - Woodhouse, Violet, 1948-
Call Number: KF524.Z9 W66 2002
ISBN: 0873378156
Divorce & Money guides readers through the complicated process of sorting out finances during divorce, making it as easy as possible on all concerned.

This bestseller covers how to:
-- determine the real value of the house, investments and other property
-- divide debts
-- set alimony and child support
-- negotiate a fair settlement

Bursting with practical strategies for surviving a divorce without going broke, the 6th edition provides revised worksheets, charts, formulas and tables. It also includes new information on how to divide employment benefits like stock options and cafeteria plans.

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Using divorce mediation : save your money & your sanity - Stoner, Katherine E., 1947-
Call Number: KF535.Z9 S76 2004
ISBN: 1413300197
Promoting mediation as an alternative to the adversarial divorce, Stoner (an attorney and mediator with the California law firm Stoner, Welsh, & Schmidt) offers advice on how to decide whether to mediate, how to get one's spouse to agree, and how to find the right mediator. She then provides a step-by-step explanation of the mediation process and considers issues such as using mediation for nonmarital relationships, post-divorce issues, and pre-nuptial agreements.

 

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