What Children Tell a Divorce Lawyer

two young girls in a hammock next to a lake with sunshine and trees in background

What Children Tell a Divorce Lawyer   ©2017 Shawn D. Skillin, Esq.   Earlier in my career I did work for the court as Minor’s Counsel. I interviewed children and heard firsthand what they thought about their parents’ divorce. Occasionally, as a mediator I still interview children. Here’s what they tell me. They love both […]

California Judges and Mediators – Los Angeles Conference

© 2013 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Last week I spoke to over 100 California Family Court judges and mediators in Los Angeles. My topic was “Managing Challenging Personalities in Family Law.” It’s been five years since I spoke to them and I focused less on personality disorders this time and more on what to […]

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 […]