Here are some books that have helped many of our clients and their families deal with transition and change.

Helpful Books on Divorce

  • The Good Divorce by Constance Ahrons

    Good Divorce
  • Rebuilding: When your Relationship Ends by Bruce Fisher

  • Getting Up, Getting Over, Getting on: A Twelve Step Guide to Divorce Recovery
    By: Micki McWade

    Getting up
  • On Your Own Again
    By: Keith Anderson, Roy Macskimming

    on your own again
  • Man's Guide to a Civilized Divorce : How to Divorce with Grace, a Little Class, and a Lot of Common Sense
    By: Sam Margulies

    Mans guide

Helpful Books for Children:

  • My Family's Changing: A First Look at Family Break Up (First Look at Books)
    By: Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker (Illustrator)

  • Mama and Daddy Bear's Divorce (Concept Books (Albert Whitman)
    By: Cornelia Maude Spelman, Kathy Parkinson (Illustrator)

    momma and daddy
  • Two Homes
    By: Claire Masurel, Kady Macdonald Denton (Illustrator)

    two homes
  • Dinosaurs Divorce
    By: Marc Brown, Laurie Krasny Brown

  • Don't Fall Apart on Saturdays! : The Children's Divorce-Survival Book
    By: Adolph Moser, David Melton (Illustrator)

    dont fall
  • The Divorce Helpbook for Teens
    By: Cynthia MacGregor


Helpful Parenting Books:

  • Difficult Questions Kids Ask and Are Afraid to Ask About Divorce
    By: Meg F. Schneider, Joan Zuckerberg

    difficult questions
  • The Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Letting Go of Conflict after a Difficult Divorce
    By: Elizabeth Thayer Ph.D. (Foreword), Jeffrey Zimmerman Ph.D. (Foreword)

  • The Truth About Children and Divorce : Dealing with the Emotions so You and Your Children Can Thrive
    By: Ph.D., Robert E. Emery

  • The Courage To Be a Single Mother : Becoming Whole Again After Divorce
    By: Sheila Ellison

    single mother
  • Making Divorce Easier on Your Child: 50 Effective Ways to Help Children Adjust
    By: Nicholas Long, Rex L. Forehand

    Making divorce easier on your child
  • Parenting After Divorce: A Guide to Resolving Conflicts and Meeting Your Children's Needs (Rebuilding Books) (Rebuilding Books; For Divorce and Beyond
    By: Philip Michael Stahl

    parenting after divorce

Mecklenburg County Resources

Mecklenburg County Courthouse

832 East Fourth Street, Suite 9600

Charlotte, NC 28202

Register of Deeds Office

720 East Fourth Street, Suite 103
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 336-2443

Larry King's Clubhouse

[email protected]

Charlotte School of Law Reference Desk

(704) 971-8573

Council for Children's Rights

(704) 372-7961

Crisis Assistance Ministry

(704) 371-3000

Department of Social Services

(704) 336-3000

Mecklenburg County Community Support Services Women's Commission

(704) 336-3210
[email protected]

Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas

(704) 365-3454


(704) 336-4344
[email protected]

Rape Crisis Hotline

(704) 375-9900

United Family Services

(704) 332-9034

North Carolina State Resources

The North Carolina State Bar

208 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 828-4620


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