The Which? Guide to Divorce by Imogen Clout
ISBN 0852029454 About £7.50
This is really a must have book, not just becuase it lists Divorce Aid. If you can only buy one, then this is it. This guide explains the divorce process in simple, straightforward terms. This new edition of "The Which? Guide to Divorce" covers all the effects of the Family Law Act 1996, including those yet to be implemented.
As well as explaining recent changes to legal aid and the proposed changes to Child Support, pensions and the implications of the Human Rights Act 1988, it steers you through the maze of legal and financial issues by providing in easy to understand language: a step-by-step guide to the stages of the divorce process; information on court costs; tips on how to find the right solicitor; and a glossary and list of useful addresses.
The book also discusses the role of mediation and the way in which the Family Law Act deals with domestic violence and matrimonial home rights. The differences in divorce law and practice in Scotland and Northern Ireland are explored in separate chapters. In addition, the book points out the differences in the law for unmarried couples.
This new, revised edition explains your pension options and helps you choose the best ways to plan for your later years. It covers all the key issues and a special section about pension planning if you're facing divorce.
Other key topics include: how much you should save; what the state will provide; how to get the best from an employer's scheme; the new stakeholder schemes; personal pensions and whether to switch from one to a stakeholder scheme; other ways to save for retirement; how to boost your pension; pension choices when you change jobs; pension planning if you're facing redundancy, or caring for children or an older person; how to trace old pensions; how to claim your pension once you retire; and how retirement savings and pensions are treated for tax.
Armed with this book, the subject of pensions will no longer be a daunting task.
Personal finance issues are well-covered in many national newspapers and we give details of the editions below.
The Times - Money section on Saturdays
Sunday Times has a separate Money section.
Financial Times has a weekend section.
Mail on Sunday - Financial section is very comprehensive and easy to read.
Daily Mirror - Wednesdays
Daily Mail - Money Mail on Wednesdays
Guardian - Jobs and Money section on Saturdays. Contains good best buy tables.
Daily Telegraph - Your Money on Saturdays
Sunday Telegraph has a separate money section.
Daily Express - Money section on Wednesdays
Sunday Express - Your Money
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