About Divorce/Separation

Divorce & Separation Resources

Internet Resources
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Learn About the Divorce Process:
Learn how to deal with indecision: Should I Get a Divorce?
Read about the options for How to get a divorce in Oregon
Download a free Ebook: Expensive Divorce Financial Mistakes
Looking to file your own divorce papers? Read the “Do it Yourself” Divorce in Oregon

Get Support for Coping with Divorce:
Find an Oregon Divorce Support / Recovery Group
Protect your kids: Learn how to minimize the Effects of Divorce on Children

Find the Divorce Court or Family Law Mediation in Your County:
Multnomah County Family Court
Multnomah County Family Law Mediation
Washington County Family Court
Washington County Family Law Mediation
Clackamas County Family Court
Clackamas County Family Law Mediation

Book Referrals:
There are now loads of helpful books focusing on every nuance of divorce and separation. Following is a list of books in each category that I liked. For a more complete list of book resources, visit your local library, bookstore, or on-line store.

Adults: General Divorce
Between Love and Hate: A Guide to a Civilized Divorce, by Lois Gold
Untying The Knot, by Janine M. Bernard and Harold Hackney

Guidance through Divorce Decisions
The Divorce Decisions Workbook, by Margorie Louise Engel and Diana Delhi Gould
Mom's House, Dad's House: A Complete Guide for Parents Who Are Separated, Divorced or Remarried, by Isolina Ricci

Parenting After Divorce
New Beginning: Skills for Single Parents, by Don Dinkmeyer, Gary McKay, and Joyce McKay
Joint Custody with a Jerk, by Julie A. Ross and Judy Corcoran.
101 Ways to be a Long Distance Super-Dad...Or Mom, Too!, by George Newman.

Parenting: Helping Children Adjust to a Divorce
Helping Children Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way, by Gary Newman
Touchpoints (two volumes), by Barry Brazelton

For Children
Dinosaur's Divorce, by Lawrence Brown (Pre-school)
It's not Your Fault, Koko Bear, by Vicky Lansky (Early elementary)
Families are Forever! Kids Workbook for Sharing Feelings About Divorce, by Melissa Smith. (Later elementary)
The Kid's Guide To Divorce, by Brogan, Marden & Fawcett (Pre-teen)
Dear Mr. Henshaw, by Beverly Cleary (Pre-teen - fiction)
The Boys And Girls Book About Divorce, by R. Gardner. (Teenager)
Coping When Your Family Falls Apart, Dianna Brooher (Teenager)

Other Children's Books and resources at:
Just for Kids Children's Bookstore