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Nolo Press Occidental
Peaceful divorce is something I've promoted for over 35 years. My books and software tools to aid the Peaceful Divorce are at the web link below, where you can also can find a lot of articles or download my Free Guide to a Better Divorce ---specific steps one can take to make any divorce better, meaning less conflict, less pain, less expense. You are welcome to link to it from your own sites.

Winner of five national book awards


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At 7:12pm on July 12, 2008, Cynthia Tiano, Esq. said…
Good for you! It's always great to take time for travel, friends and family.

Stay tuned - I'm deep into learning the power of the ning platform and we will be experiencing a transformation very soon. It's powerful, and I'm having lots of fun!

Take care and keep in touch! Let me know if there is anything I can do for you.

At 10:33pm on July 10, 2008, Cynthia Tiano, Esq. said…
Hey Ed -

Just thinking about you and wanted to touch base. How is everything going? What's new in your world?

At 12:52am on May 20, 2008, Cynthia Tiano, Esq. said…
Ed, I am delighted to feature your amazing Guides and to broadcast our members about them. They will go a long way toward assisting the public in creating peaceful divorces for themselves, and are a great tool for divorce professionals to use as well! Excellent work!

Cynthia Tiano, Esq.
"The Mediator"
Author, "Happily Divorced! Secrets of the Win-Win Formula"
At 7:38pm on May 19, 2008, Ed Sherman said…

PS - The book Belinda mentions is the basis for the Free Guides. They are tailoed to location and type of case, and step-by-step will put people in any divorce situation on a path that will reduce conflict, find practical solutions and lead to mediation or collaborative law. Take a look, please, and if you think they might be useful in your own setting, feel free to use my graphics or your own to link to the Free Guides from your own site. They are at Keep up the good work, Ed.
At 7:21pm on May 19, 2008, Belinda Rachman, Esq. said…
There is no more experienced guru on divorce than my friend Ed! This book is the last book that needs to be written about getting divorced. I have read it and decided I am NOT going to write a book about this topic since it has already been done perfectly by Ed!
At 10:09am on March 31, 2008, Rosalind Sedacca, CCT said…
Hi Ed:

Thanks for reconnecting with me. I am eager to talk to you. You can reach me most any day between 10 and 5:00 Eastern time at 561 742-3537. Please contact me at your convenience.

Best regards,
At 1:16pm on March 20, 2008, Rosalind Sedacca, CCT said…
Hi Ed

I've been wanting to meet you for some time now. I'm aware of your work, support it and even wrote an ezine article about you and your book!

You can learn more about me and my book at I'd love to chat with you when you get a chance.

Best regards,
Rosalind Sedacca, CCT
Author: How Do I Tell the Kids about the Divorce? A Create-a-Storybook Guide to Preparing Your Children -- with Love!
At 1:04am on January 29, 2008, Cynthia Tiano, Esq. said…
Hey Ed -

Just click on any of the forum topics and a comment box will come up on for you to type in. This type of site is the latest rage - a social networking site for like-minded people to come together and also can be a very powerful marketing tool. By the way, we can communicate by clicking on "Send a message" right under your picture, which goes to your email. Check it out, it's very cool!

At 12:12am on January 29, 2008, Cynthia Tiano, Esq. said…
Hi Ed -

Welcome to Peaceful Divorce! We are truly honored to have you here. We are a fast-growing group of people committed to delivering the message of peaceful divorce to the world in a big way. We are very grateful to Belinda for leading you here! We would love for you to share some of your experience and wisdom in our discussion forum!

Cynthia Tiano, Esq.
At 11:52pm on January 28, 2008, Belinda Rachman, Esq. said…
You are my guru even though you can't do the math of separate property interest in a home either! We need to do a teleseminar on Make Any Divorce Better. EVERYONE need to know about this book. It is the last divorce book that needs to be written! I am so glad I met you. My life is magic and I am so glad you joined us. Now put a photo of yourself in that gray box or I will upload that photo of us at lunch.

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