Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder in Family Law Cases

©2018 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. The diagnostic manual of mental disorders (DSM-5) tells us that up to 5.9% of adults in the United States has borderline personality disorder (BPD).[1] When someone with this disorder is involved in a family law case, especially involving decisions about child custody and access, there is often a great deal […]

What is New Ways for Families®? Excerpted from The Future of Family Court

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. 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 for potentially high‑conflict parents. New Ways for Families […]

Excerpted from Bill’s New Book: The Future of Family Court

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Disorders in the Court THIS BOOK IS DESIGNED FOR family court judicial officers, although I realize it may be read by other professionals and individuals involved in family court themselves. It’s written from my perspective as a family lawyer and mental health professional, and as a trainer of […]