Client Manuals

Client Handbooks

Give your clients tangible, easy-to-read information about what they can expect during their divorce and child custody proceedings. The following issues of Family Advocate have been designed and created especially for individuals or families going through a divorce.

How to Order Client Manuals

  1. Order online, just click on the links below for a specific issue.
  2. Download an order form to fax or mail.
  3. Contact the ABA Service Center at 800-285-2221. (Be sure to provide the PC number.)
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E-Product: Bilingual Handout for Divorce Clients

 20+ FAQs about Divorce in Spanish and English

PC 5130168PDF
New from Family Advocate, this bilingual handout for divorce clients offers Spanish/English answers to common questions about the legal process, property division, custody, taxes, and more. Purchase and download the pdf, then print out what you need.

Sample Q&A en Espanol

Q. ¿Cuánto tiempo tardará el divorcio?
A. Hay diferencias entre los periodos de "espera" o "enfriamiento" en muchos estados. Este tiempo puedeser tan pequeño como 30 días o tan largo como unaño. Además, su caso puede demorarse si usted viveen una jurisdicción que ha acumulado muchosexpedientes o casos de corte. Por último, y como regIageneral si usted y su conyuge no pueden llegar a unacuerdo y su caso es "debatido" tomará más tiempo en completarse.
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In-Stock Handbooks

 Your Blended Family:
A Guide for Parents & Stepparents

 
PC 51311003601
This client handbook issue of Family Advocate is comprised of articles that contain real-life guidance for parents and children living as part of a blended family. Topics include coparenting, blending religious practices, introducing the children to your significant other, discipline, how children experience the blended family, and much more.
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NEW! PDF Version! "Your Blended Family" is also available as a downloadable .pdf—buy the .pdf and print as many copies as you need to hand out to your clients. Order PDF


 Prepare for Key Events in Your Case
A Client Manual


PC 51311003501
This client handbook issue of Family Advocate will help clients learn about key events in a domestic relations case. The articles provide basic explanations of key events that will help maximize the effectiveness of the lawyer-client relationship. Topics include financial disclosure, hearings on temporary orders, depositions, mediation, meeting with the custody advisor, and more.
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 Surviving Your Divorce
A Client Manual


PC 51311003401
This client handbook issue of Family Advocate will help clients learn about the divorce process and the roles played by their lawyer(s) and other professionals who may be involved in the process. A general overview of the divorce process is included; the issue also touches on financial information, child-related considerations, alternatives to trial, and much more.
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PDF Version! "Surviving Your Divorce" is also available as a downloadable .pdf—buy the .pdf and print as many copies as you need to hand out to your clients. Order PDF


 Your Parenting Plan
A Client Manual


PC 51311003301
This client handbook is designed to help clients make the best possible decisions as they structure the terms of their parenting time-share plans. The articles will help clients understand the legal process, their children's developmental needs, and answer many of their questions about parenting plans and coparenting.
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PDF Version! "Your Parenting Plan" is also available as a downloadable .pdf—buy the .pdf and print as many copies as you need to hand out to your clients. Order PDF 


 You've Got Choices
A Handbook for Clients


PC 51311003201
This client handbook highlights the many choices that divorcing parties can make as they settle property and custody issues in their divorce case. Alimony, keeping legal costs down, parenting, employment, and many other topics are included.
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PDF Version! "You've Got Choices" is also available as a downloadable .pdf—buy the .pdf and print as many copies as you need to hand out to your clients. Order PDF 


 The 50+ Divorce
A Handbook for Clients


PC 51311003101
A must for anyone who is going through or has recently gone through a mid-life divorce. Articles cover retirement, financial fitness, estate planning options, health-care coverage, potential problems to avoid, and suggestions to facilitate the economic transformation from married life to that of a single person.
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 Coparenting During and After Divorce
A Handbook for Parents


PC 51311003001PDF
The articles and information in this client manual are designed to help parents who are going through (or have recently completed) the divorce process in order to provide the most beneficial opportunities for coparenting and reinforce the right of children to share both parents.
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Note:  The Coparenting During and After Divorce Client Manual is only available as a PDF Version.
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 My Parents are Getting Divorced
A Handbook by and for Kids


PC 51311002901
Divorce can be very hard on kids and parents don't always know what to say or do. This handbook is the perfect guide for kids to read—or parents to read with them—in order to understand what to do with their feelings, what will happen to them, how to talk to a judge, and how to continue their lives.
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 Illuminating Answers to 200+ FAQs:
Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce
A Client Manual

PC 51311002801
An easy-to-understand handbook that answers all of your client's spoken and unspoken questions about their divorce.
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Divorce Forms: A Handbook for Clients
PC 51311002401PDF
An issue designed to help gather client information at and after the initial client interview. By handing this issue out to each client, you can compile a history of the client's marriage and gather facts about the family and the pending divorce case.
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Note:  The Divorce Forms Client Manual is only available as a PDF Version.
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 What Your Children Need ... Now: A Divorcing Parent's Handbook
PC 51311002601
... will offer reassurance to your clients by answering many of their questions regarding the needs of their children during the course of a divorce. It provides articles and resource that will help parents focus on their children and provide information about helpful resources.
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 ADR Options: A Client Handbook
PC 51311002404
A wonderful handout for every client who believes that going to trial is the only way to proceed. It explores mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law and the costs and advantages of each. It is particularly helpful in states with mandatory mediation.
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