Family Law - Self Help Guide
Table of Contents
K. Halverson 1996
PART ONE: BEGINNING THE DIVORCING PROCESS
Chapter 1. Understanding the
Chapter 2. Where to Legal Get
Chapter 3. Common Questions
- 1. Who can start a Divorce?
- 2. What are the residency requirements?
- 3. What are the grounds for Divorce?
- 4. How long will it take to get a
- 5. Can a wife change her name?
- 6. Divorce vs. Legal Separation: Which
is better for me?
- 7. What is an annulment?
- 8. How do I handle my own Divorce?
- 9. What forms do I need to do my own
- 10. How do I fill out these mandatory
- 11. What do I do after I make the
decision to get divorced?
- 12. What is the 90-day waiting period?
- 13. The Final Step.
- 14. Answering the tough questions.
- 15. What do I do about future parenting
concerns? (formerly called "custody," or "visitation.")
- 16. What should I know about child
- 17. What should I know about spousal
- 18. How do we divide our property?
- 19. How do we dividing our bills?
Chapter 4. Worksheets
PART TWO: HOW TO DO YOUR DISSOLUTION: PROCEDURES
Chapter 5. How to Use the Forms
Chapter 6. Filing Your Papers
Chapter 7. Step-by-Step Checklist
Step 1. Read the directions and
review the forms.
Step 2. Prepare your first pleadings
Step 3. Prepare Temporary Orders,
Step 4. Prepare your service papers.
Step 5. Prepare your fee waiver
Step 6. Filing your papers in
Step 7. Serving the papers on
Step 8. Public Assistance.
Step 9. The waiting period (minimum
of 90 days)
Step 10. Final paperwork.
Step 11. Finalizing your divorce.
Step 12. What to do if the divorce
Step 13. Obtaining a certified
Chapter 8. The Summons - What is
Chapter 9. The Petition - What
Filling out the Petition
Chapter 10. How to Obtain Temporary
Filling out the forms
Evidence in support
of your motion
Signing and serving
The TRO hearing
THE PRO SE LITIGANT IN DISSOLUTION
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