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Reunification therapy: The legal angles.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020)
The purpose of this article is not to take sides. Rather, it is to investigate what may lead to the need for reunification therapy.
Protecting clients who are divorcing someone with borderline or narcissistic personality disorder
It's difficult to find balance in the roller-coaster ride imposed by someone suffering from a personality disorder.
Ethical Child Custody Evaluations: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
In a divorce, there may be a child custody dispute, but whatever objections may arise, hopefully, there should be no question concerning the evaluator’s ethics or objectivity.
Can ‘cruel treatment’ impact property division in divorce?
It seems to happen more often than not that a potential new client seeking a divorce alludes to cruel treatment by their spouse. Tennessee Williams wrote: “All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness.” ...
Reunification therapy: What's a court and a therapist to do?
When parents separate or divorce, harsh feelings are sometimes part of the process. Sadly, those negative emotions can impact their children. While it has sometimes been referred to as parental alienation, it is common ...
Is your spouse unstable? The need to know versus privacy rights
The pending case of In Re Grohman presents a classic dilemma. Larry Wegner sought court orders mandating a psychological evaluation of his wife, Sondra Grohman, in the context of a divorce proceeding. Does every family law ...
10 Tips to Stop a Client in Denial from Derailing their Case
(Divorce Marketing Group, 2021-12-13)
When your family law client is denying the reality of their situation, use these strategies to help keep the process – and your client – on track.
A divorce pitfall: Covert or overt narcissists hiding in plain sight
Divorce can be difficult -- for those going through it and for their attorneys. Financial concerns, crowded dockets, as well as the personalities of vying litigators and litigants can serve to contribute to the burdens ...