Category Archives: Domestic Violence

September 22, 2015

Children in High Conflict Families

We live in a bell curve world. By that I simply mean that all manner of traits and characteristics can be viewed as occurring in a distribution throughout society that clumps more numbers in the middle, and fewer numbers on Continue reading…

August 7, 2014

Alcohol and Divorce: A Truly Toxic Cocktail

Not all divorces are related to alcohol abuse, but the percentage is fairly high.  I don’t have any scientific study, but my own experience of observing thousands of divorces over three decades, I have found that nearly half of all Continue reading…

August 14, 2013

Peace Begins at Home

I appreciate my clients and how hard they work to do what’s best for their family as a whole, often during times of intense stress.  I learn from them all the time. Here is my very favorite Calvin & Hobbes Continue reading…

July 22, 2013

Top 5 Divorce Myths and Their Impact

The myths and misunderstandings about divorce could make you act in ways that would hurt you in your divorce. Here are some of the most common myths and how actions based on those myths could impact the final divorce terms. Continue reading…

June 14, 2013

The “Graying” of Divorce

While the divorce rate in the U. S. has been decreasing since its peak in the 1980’s, divorce rates for those over the age of 50 is at an all-time high. The divorce rate for this age group has doubled Continue reading…

June 5, 2013

Arias Trial Should Bring Domestic Violence to the Forefront

As a former prosecutor, I have been mesmerized by the testimony in the Jody Arias murder trial.  Jody Arias is accused of killing her boyfriend.  Jody Arias’ defense is that she is a victim of domestic abuse and acted in Continue reading…