Southern Divorce

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PSG Books, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 259 pages
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Southern Divorce takes a step-by-step look at the divorce process in Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma. All across the "divorce belt," couples are breaking up for a variety of reasons. Author and attorney John C. Mayoue examines this phenomenon and offers a roadmap for those who are navigating their way through the family codes of the southern states. Learn how to emerge from divorce in the South emotionally and financially intact.

What You'll Learn From This Book

- What causes so much divorce in the South
- How to make a strategic divorce plan
- What makes a winning case
- The role of fault in a no-fault world
- How to fight for your children
- How to calculate child support
- How to divide your property
- Who'll get the house?
- What about the debts?
- Figuring alimony
- What about people who live together?
- How to evaluate your attorney
- How to prepare for trial
- How to enforce your decree

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A Short Primer on Property and Custody Youve Never Seen Such

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About the author (2004)

John C. Mayoue is an author and attorney who represents some of the South's best-known people, including actress Jane Fonda, communications mogul Ted Turner's ex; Marianne Gingrich, ex-wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich; and baseball star David Justice, former husband of actress Halle Berry. Also the author of Balancing Competing Interests in Family Law, Mayoue writes opinion articles for several southern newspapers and appears as a regular commentator on cable television. He lives in Atlanta.

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