Brette Sember, J.D. practiced law in New York, including divorce, mediation, family law, adoption, probate and estates, bankruptcy, credit and much more. She is the author of more than 40 books, including The Complete Divorce Guide, The Complete Divorce Organizer & Planner, The No-Fight Divorce Book and Save Money on Your Divorce.
Her website is www.BretteSember.com.
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