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Author Green, Lisa (Lawyer), author.

Title On your case : a comprehensive, compassionate (and only slightly bossy) legal guide for every stage of a woman's life / Lisa Green.

Publication Info. New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  346.7301 GREEN    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  346.7301 GREEN    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  346.73 GREEN    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  342.7308 GREEN    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  346.73 GRE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  344.7301 G82    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  342.7308 GREEN    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  346.0134 GRE    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  342.7308 GREEN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  344 GR    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description x, 390 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Your friend at the bar -- One: Relationships and the law. Launching a relationship : when is online over the line? ; Cohabitation : does practice make perfect? ; Marriage basics ; Common-law marriage ; Civil unions and domestic partnerships ; Prenuptial (and postnuptial) agreements ; Four-prong problems : who keeps the engagement ring? -- Two: Separation and divorce. Separation without anxiety ; All about annulment ; Divorce : getting started ; Divorce : property and support ; Child custody ; Child support ; Fighting over Fido : the pain of pet custody disputes ; DIY, mediation, and collaborative divorce -- Three: Babies, children, and teens. Making babies ; Adoption ; School support ; Advocating for a special needs child ; Your misbehaving teens ; Campus safety -- Four: Employment issues. On the job ; Household help -- Five: Protecting yourself. Online essentials ; Domestic violence -- Six: Later life issues. Taking charge I : medical decisions and powers of attorney ; Taking charge II: estate planning ; Managing Mom, Dad, and other older loved ones -- Seven: Finding legal help. Hiring a lawyer, or doing it yourself.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-371) and index.
Subject Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Legal assistance to women -- United States.
Genre/Form Law for laypersons.
ISBN 9780062307996
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