Tag Archives: Family Law

A controversial issue today in family law is whether there should be a presumption that parents should have equal (or nearly equal) shared parenting time after a separation or divorce. I posted this blog series in 2012, but with growing … Continue reading

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Last Friday I spoke all day to over 100 family lawyers (and a few family therapists) about managing personality disorders in family law cases. I gave them all our techniques for handling high-conflict clients, but I was also asked to … 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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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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The Future of Family Court STRUCTURE, SKILLS AND LESS STRESS Bill Eddy, LCSW, CFLS Author of Managing High Conflict People in Court   Disorders in the Court THIS BOOK IS DESIGNED FOR family court judicial officers, although I realize it … Continue reading

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On Jan. 24 and 25, I did a whirlwind tour of three cities in southern Alberta in Canada, training 60 judges in the New Ways for Families method. For those who aren’t aware, Calgary and Medicine Hat (a city of … Continue reading

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