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The 10 Stupidest Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce - Book Review

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Family law attorney Joseph Cordell has written an interesting and important book for any man considering or moving through the process of divorce. The Ten Stupidest Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce is engaging and helpful for men who often don't think clearly in a time of crisis and stress. This book offers clear and practical advice based on years of experience and thousands of cases to help men and fathers make the best decisions that will serve them well in the process of dissolving a marriage.
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Pros

  • Wrttien by an attorney who regularly works with men in the midst of divorce
  • Written in a simple and understandabel style; no confusing legalese
  • The mistakes are in chronological order so the family law process is more easily understood

Cons

  • Because every case is different, the general observations may not be helpful for every man

Description

  • The Ten Stupidest Mistakes is easy to read and easy to understand with short case studies
  • The author leads one of the nation's largest and most expert family law firms, specializing in working with men
  • A well-written and concise summary of the biggest mistakes men make when considering divorce

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Virtually every man I know who has been through a divorce, no matter how amicable, feels violated by the process. The family court system seems to be so biased against men and fathers in favor of women and mothers. Yet family law attorney Joseph Cordell argues that men often make stupid decisions in the midst of the divorce process that create long term problems. In The Ten Stupidest Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce, Cordell shares with his readers those mistakes which, with a little planning and forethought, can be avoided.

Peppered with stories of men who make these stupid mistakes, Cordell has put into one short and simple to read volume concise and easy advice for avoiding these common pitfalls. From moving out first to neglecting the children to being badly prepared for the legal process, The Ten Stupidest Mistakes lays out a clear path for men to follow in the family law process. Things like posting negative comments about your estranged wife or her family on Facebook can be a huge problem down the road. Every family law attorney representing men in the divorce process should read and ask their clients to read this book right at the outset. Simply because we are uninformed about the process, we tend to make mistakes that we might not even see.

The advice is practical and able to be implemented with a little thought. The strategies for making the best of a traumatic situation can be followed as the husband and the attorney work together. And at the end of the process, by following a few simple guidelines, the result can be more positive than it would be otherwise.

The Ten Stupidest Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce is a must-read for any father or husband going through a divorce or even thinking about it. If you find yourself in this very tough spot, get this book and read it carefully before making the final decision. It will help you think through the process and make smarter decisions at every step along the way.

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Ten Stupidest Mistakes, Member GREGory55

The family court system biased against men and fathers in favor of women and mothers is clearly a factor in divorce cases. Family law attorney Joseph Cordell argues a ""good point"" that men often make stupid decisions in the midst of the divorce process that create long term problems. His book could be better in pointing out that even without making bad decisions the current family court system will create problems for men. But in an area were little “real world” advice can be found for men and fathers it’s a must read.

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