ABA Section OfoFamily Law Releases Guide for Individuals Facing Divorce
CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2004– The ABA Section of Family Law has published a guide for individuals who are going through a divorce. Surviving Your Divorce and Beyond includes helpful articles on understanding the divorce process, divorce money matters, child custody issues and communicating with children. It also includes a bibliography of key resources for those involved in the divorce process.
Written by experts in the field of family law, the 40-page guide is written for the average person going through the painful divorce process. “Divorce has been described as perhaps the second-worst experience that can befall a person, surpassed only by the death of a child,” said Willard H. DaSilva, editor-in-chief of Surviving Your Divorce and Beyond. “This publication is designed to help people survive this ordeal, by illustrating ways for them to move forward and embark on a rewarding future life after the divorce,” said DaSilva.
Copies of the guide are available by calling the ABA Service Center at 800/285-2221 and referencing product code 513-1100-2701. The price per copy is $12.95. For additional information about the publication, please visit the section’s Web site at www.abanet.org/family/advocate/client.html.
The ABA Section of Family Law provides lawyers with education and analysis to further the development of family law and help members serve their clients competently, efficiently and professionally.
With more than 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law in a democratic society.