Helpful Resources

WEBSITES

www.wife.org – Women’s Institute for Financial Education – lots or information on finances in general, as well as divorce

www.jud.ct.gov/lawlib/law/divorce  – Connecticut’s judicial website

www.divorce.net Lots of articles generally written by attorneys for before, during and after divorce.

www.divorcesupport.com General divorce website

www.ctfsa.org/programs/focus-on-kids  – Focus on Kids program for parents in high-conflict divorce cases, through participating agencies

www.mint.com – Personal online financial tracking service

www.ourfamilywizard.com – Child custody calendar, visitation scheduling and expense tracking tools for co-parenting

www.changingfamiliesct.comCT Parent Education Program (PEP) Classes

BOOKS

Financial and Legal

ABCs of Divorce by Carol Ann Wilson and Ginita Wall – Straightforward, practical guide to help navigate the financial side of divorce

Friendly Divorce Guidebook for Connecticut by Barbara Kahn Stark – Answers many legal questions about divorce, walks you through the process and negotiations.

Divorce: Think Financially, Not Emotionally by Jeffrey Landers – How to focus on important financial matters to secure long-term financial security

The Dollars and Sense of Divorce by Judith Briles, Edwards Schilling III and Carol Ann Wilson

Emotional
The Truth About Children & Divorce by Robert Emery – Dr. Emery shows how our powerful emotions and the way we handle them shape how we divorce—and whether our children suffer or thrive in the long run.

Crazy Time by Abigail Trafford – What to expect emotionally as you go through divorce

The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner

The Good Divorce by Constance Ahrons, Ph.D – How to deal with the transition from married, nuclear family to divorced, “binuclear” family while meeting your children’s needs.

Renegotiating Family Relationships by Robert Emery, PhD

Rebuilding when your Relationship Ends by Dr. Bruce Fisher and Dr. Robert Albert

The Co-Parenting Survival Guide by Thayer & Zimmerman

Stop Walking on Eggshells by Paul Mason and Randi Kreger

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