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Three Theories of the High-Conflict Legal Case  © 2017 by Bill Eddy  High-conflict cases can be very confusing because it isn’t always clear which party is responsible for it becoming a high-conflict case. High-conflict cases increase the conflict, rather than … Continue reading

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This April, 2015, may have been the busiest month yet for High Conflict Institute speakers. I spoke at 9 events in 6 states. Megan Hunter spoke in Ohio, Michael Lomax spoke in British Columbia Canada and Shawn Skillin spoke with … Continue reading

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From my travels giving seminars around the United States, Canada, Australia and other countries, it appears that today’s family courts have hearings in 20% or less of separation and divorce cases. Yet a significant number of these cases are “high-conflict” … Continue reading

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Last week I gave a 2-day training in “Managing and Mediating: High Conflict Personalities” to nearly 30 court and private mediators, child protection professionals, lawyers, counselors, agency administrators, and others in Florence, which is outside of Phoenix. While I emphasized … Continue reading

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Read our November Newsletter. EXCERPT: We all have dealings with high-conflict people, in our families, at work and in our communities…      

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October 17, 2012 View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com. About Bill Eddy William A. (“Bill”) Eddy, L.C.S.W., J.D. is a family law attorney, therapist and mediator, with over thirty years’ experience working with children and families.  He is the Senior Family … Continue reading

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By Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek Today’s politicians have been forced to polarize; they must see themselves as being (or having to be) viewed as “all-good,” while their opponents have to be viewed as “all-bad.” The recent presidential debates seem … Continue reading

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A Nation of Alienated Voters and Alienated Children By Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek It has been well noted by journalists and sociologists that large numbers of today’s voters feel alienated by our current high-conflict political process. However, as an … Continue reading

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After working with divorcing families for over 30 years, first as a social worker and then as a family law attorney, I believe the following myths are stronger than ever. The first list is what some professionals think. The second … Continue reading

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For the next few months, I’m going to be blogging about child alienation – the subject of my new book: Don’t Alienate the Kids! This is such a huge and important subject these days. It appears that about 15% of … Continue reading

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