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In the past three weeks I have spoken to two groups of judges on managing high-conflict litigants (litigants are people who bring their disputes to court). “One group was tribal judges at a United States nationwide conference at the National … Continue reading

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Last week, on March 19th, I spoke at the annual Minnesota CLE Family Law Institute in St. Paul, MN. It was a huge gathering of about 700 family lawyers, with interests from mediation to collaborative law to cooperative law to … Continue reading

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Last Friday I started my seminar travels again with an all-day training I gave in Cincinnati to the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals. A great group of people. I was really impressed with how well they have created a community that … Continue reading

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Last Friday I started my seminar travels again with an all-day training I gave in Cincinnati to the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals. A great group of people. I was really impressed with how well they have created a community … Continue reading

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I wrote this article in 2007 to help parents cope with the emotional complexities of divorce. This month we join UnHooked Books in recognizing “All About Better Parenting” Month. It seems this article is as applicable today as it was … Continue reading

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I just returned from attending and presenting at the Federation of Law Societies biannual Family Law Conference, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. My topic was “The Future of Family Courts: Implications for Lawyers,” based on my newest book: “The Future of … Continue reading

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It appears that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes will be in the news for awhile. Another high-profile celebrity divorce for the public to obsess over. For Tom it’s his third, and just the first for Katie. Sad for the child. The … Continue reading

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Last week, 1300 divorce professionals gathered in Chicago with the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts to discuss the best ways to help families with young children going through divorce. The conference focused on early childhood “attachment” and the controversies … Continue reading

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I am writing this in response to a blog comment which raises some important concerns about family decision-making in family court, which are raised worldwide and not unique to any one state or province. Here are the dilemmas that I … Continue reading

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NEW WAYS FOR FAMILIES is a new method developed by High Conflict Institute, which integrates many of the principles described in this book (The Future of Family Court). It is an interdisciplinary method that teaches and reinforces relationship conflict resolution skills … Continue reading

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