No matter how polite and civil a couple is to each other during a separation, the divorce proceedings can still have a negative impact on the children. If there is domestic violence involved, and the children have witnessed it, or even witnessed their parents arguing with each other, children naturally become anxious and are concerned about their own welfare. Questions Children Have When … [Read more...] about How Does Divorce Conflict Impact Children?
The cost of your divorce case and how long it takes are mostly in the hands of you and your spouse. The cost and length of your case are dependent on the three Cs: ConflictCooperationComplexity Conflict. Definition: a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one. The more conflict, the longer and more expensive your case will be. It’s not about … [Read more...] about How Expensive Will My Divorce Be and How Long Will It Take?
“We are in a tricky spot because I want a divorce and my husband does not.” [We do not mean this is a gender specific concern. We have heard it from both husbands and wives. This is just an actual recent example of the situation]. As you can imagine, wife’s concern not an unusual circumstance. We often get some version of this comment from spouses seeking a consultation. … [Read more...] about I WANT A DIVORCE – MY SPOUSE DOESN’T
Can A Divorce Case Be Collaborative with A High Conflict Personality? The answer to that question is, “Yes,” but first, before we talk more about that “Yes,” we should talk about what a High Conflict Personality is. The High Conflict Personality (HCP) is a term that was first defined by Bill Eddy, founder if the High Conflict institute. A high conflict personality is someone that … [Read more...] about Using Collaborative Divorce in a High Conflict Divorce Case