On Your Case: A Comprehensive, Compassionate (and Only Slightly Bossy) Legal Guide for Every Stage of a Woman’s Life
by Lisa Green
Television legal analyst and attorney Lisa Green offers something new: a witty, direct and empowering legal guide for women, filled with accessible information they can employ to understand and respond to common legal issues throughout their lives, from dating, marriage, and kids to jobs, retirement, aging parents, and wills. In On Your Case, Lisa Green finally fills a gap in women’s bookshelves with a thorough, compelling and occasionally hilarious guide to the range of legal issues women can expect to navigate in their busy lives. Leveraging her professional experience as a lawyer and her personal experience as a wife, ex-wife, mother, and daughter, Green explains common, even complicated, legal issues in practical, easy to understand terms. She uses court cases and vivid personal anecdotes to illustrate how readers can make smart decisions when problems arise. And legal problems will arise, Green counsels, so women need to get smart, and get ready.
The New Yorker’s Guide to Collaborative Divorce: Untying the Knot with Dignity, Respect and Compassion
By Katherine Eisold Miller
A short readable handbook on the whys and how-to’s of Collaborative Divorce by one of the leaders in this growing movement. Katherine Miller has been featured on several UNtied panels and has offices in NYC and Westchester.
He Had it Coming: How to Outsmart Your Husband and Win Your Divorce
by Stacy Schneider, ESQ.
The vitriolic title belies the solid, play-fair message. Schneider’s strength is presenting information that does not overwhelm. She offers level-headed advice and tactics so you can take care of yourself while taking care of your divorce. Chapters include tips on what to do once your divorce begins, what to expect in a divorce lawsuit, how to find missing money and assets, how to negotiate like a pro and seven things to do before you sign your divorce papers. Schneider writes, “The best thing you can do to take care of yourself is to learn everything you can about divorce before you begin the process, and devise a strategic plan to protect your marital assets and preserve your lifestyle. By arming yourself with a divorce road map, you will help shape the course of your own future, rather than leaving your fate to your soon-to-be-ex or a divorce court judge.”
Divorce: Think Financially, Not Emotionally. What Women Need to Know About Securing Their Financial Future Before, During, and After Divorce
by Jeffrey A. Landers
The author, Forbes columnist and UNtied.net panel speaker takes on a variety of topics, including secret funds, filing first for divorce, women who earn more than their husbands, key people to have on a divorce team and managing finances after divorce.
Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline Or Narcissistic Personality Disorder
by Bill Eddy and Randi Kreger
Divorce is difficult under the best of circumstances. When your spouse has borderline personality disorder (BPD), narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), or is manipulative, divorcing can be especially complicated. While people with these tendencies may initially appear convincing and even charming to lawyers and judges, you are all too aware that they tend to leverage false accusations, manipulate others, launch verbal and physical attacks, and do everything they can to get their way. This is your legal and psychological guide to safely navigating a high-conflict divorce from an unpredictable spouse.