From dating, marriage, and kids to divorce, retirement, and aging parents, Green offers you jargon-free lessons on how to solve the legal challenges that arise over the course of a woman's lifetime. She helps you take legal charge of your life, and provides the essential tools you need to care for yourself, your assets, your family, and your career.
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
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