Huffington Post: Why Our Family Courts are Failing

March 31, 2013


Bill Eddy talks to Tina Swithin the author of Divorcing a Narcissist: One Mom’s Battle.

The family court system in the United States is failing our children. Our appointed judges and commissioners are supposed to act in the best interest of the child, but unfortunately, they are not. My friend, Amie, was able to eloquently express what she deems as the primary issue in our family court system: the courts have a threshold of what they deem as acceptable but as mothers, as fathers, as parents and as a society, our thresholds should be much higher. The pendulum…click here for full blog.

 

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 Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center in San Diego, California. He is also the President of the High Conflict Institute, which provides speakers, trainers and consultants on the subject of managing high-conflict people in legal disputes, workplace disputes, healthcare and education. He has taught Negotiation and Mediation at the University of San Diego School of Law and he teaches Psychology of Conflict at the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law. He is the author of several books, including:

Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder

BIFF: Quick Responses to High Conflict People, Their Personal Attacks, Hostile Email and Social Media Meltdowns

It’s All Your Fault! 12 Tips for Managing People Who Blame Others for Everything

For more information about Bill Eddy, please visit: www.HighConflictInstitute.com.

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