Introduction: your financial companion during divorce
Legal vs. financial realities of divorce
Financial realities no one talks about
Emotional divorce: managing the "money crazies"
The hardest part: is my marriage really over?
The separation: what happens when one spouse moves out?
Closing the books: what do we do with joint property?
Getting help: who can I turn to?
Financial fact-finding: what must I know and when must I know it?
Facing the future: what must I plan for?
Protecting against risks to life, health, and property
Taxes: how do I file and pay?
Property and expenses: who owns and who owes what?
What will happen to the house?
Retirement benefits: who gets what?
Financial investments: how do we divide the portfolio pie?
Evaluating employee benefits and stock options
How will we divide debts?
Child support or alimony: what might I pay or receive?
Negotiating and finalizing the best possible settlement
After the divorce: how do I get from "we" to "me"?
Appendix. [Resources beyond the book]
Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2009
Branch Call Number:
346.730166 W ed.9 PBK
504 p. ; 23 cm