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Winning Custody

Winning Custody

A Woman's Guide to Retaining Custody of Her Children

Deedra B. Hunter M.S., L.M.H.C. with Tom Monte

St. Martin's Griffin


Trade Paperback

You never wanted to be in this position, but you are. Now, faced with the prospect of a custody dispute, you need to make smart choices. Winning Custody can help. this book-written by a woman who is an experienced psychotherapist, a mom, and a veteran of a bitter custody dispute-will help you find your way, maintain your sanity, and keep your kids from being caught in the custody cross fire.

Winning Custody is geared specifically toward women seeking custody of their children. It offers advice on how to navigate the complicated legal maze of the custody process, giving step-by-step guidance on:

-How to find a good-and affordable-lawyer
-What to wear in court (it's more important than you might think)
-How to effectively communicate with you ex
-How to parent your child firmly, lovingly, and consistently throughout the crisis period
-How to defuse your fears of losing your children
-And how to love and believe in yourself during this most difficult time


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About the author

Deedra B. Hunter M.S., L.M.H.C. with Tom Monte

Deedra B. Hunter, M.S., L.M.H.C., lives in Maitland, Florida, where she has been a mental health professional for more than twenty years. She is the founder of Custody Coaches, a group of lawyers and therapists who help women cope with the issues and traumas of custody battles.

Tom Monte is a popular health writer. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including World Medicine: The East-West Guide to Healing Your Body, The Touch of Healing, with Alice Burmeister, and Recalled by Life, with Anthony J. Sattilaro. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Deedra Hunter M.S.

Tom Monte

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