When dealing with a high-net-worth and/or high-profile client, the lawyer should explore and discuss the roadmap for – and benefits of – settling the divorce out of court.
A practicing mediator and retired judge explains why mediation may be a better option than litigation for high-conflict divorce cases.
Strategies for dealing with the targeted spouse in a high-conflict divorce when the abuser has a personality disorder.
New Jersey’s 5-year-old Parenting Coordinator Pilot Program has been shut down. New Jersey’s Parenting Coordinator Pilot Program in Bergen, Middlesex, Morris/Sussex and Union vicinages has ended. This pilot program seems to have run into trouble because the people it was designed to help (parents in high conflict disputes over child custody and visitation provisions) were
Ever lose sleep over a high-conflict divorce? Dread hearing from your high-conflict clients? How about dealing with high-conflict opposing counsel? Most family lawyers would agree that their high-conflict cases take up more time and much more emotional energy than their ordinary cases – sometimes more than all of their other cases combined.
In this article, Dr. Beth Erickson will explore some reasons for the ongoing struggle that threatens to bankrupt the former couple emotionally and financially and make mincemeat of their children when one or the other or both seek revenge for the divorce and for all the marital woes.
Whether you are at work, at home or elsewhere, a B.I.F.F. response can save you time and emotional anguish. The more people who handle hostile mail in such a manner, the less hostile mail there will be.