That’s it! You’ve completed the big three areas of custody, property and support. You know everything that you need to know about these issues to conclude your case. There’s only one more thing.

You still must learn how to finish, how to wrap up your case properly and securely. We’ll need to examine the procedures involved in finishing your case. The rituals of negotiation, settlement conference and trial are outlined for you in the next chapter. Chapter Fifteen will also describe the paperwork necessary to ensure the result for which you fought.