5 Signs of High Conflict Divorce And How To Protect Yourself

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Are you experiencing signs of high-conflict divorce? In a typical divorce, conflict gradually subsides as the divorce process reaches a close. In a high-conflict divorce, tension and conflict unfortunately rage on, often becoming more acrimonious as time goes on. Vitriol and tension can reign even years after the final judgment.

If you are stuck in a contentious divorce that just doesn’t seem to be getting any better, read on for 5 common symptoms of high-conflict divorce – and what you can do to protect and empower yourself. Read more

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Surviving The Summer When You Have A High-Conflict Co-Parent

It’s not just the temperatures outside that are soaring. Is summer co-parenting with your ex leading to heated battles over your kids?

Co-parenting with a narcissist and/or high-conflict personality ex is difficult all year round, but summer co-parenting poses unique challenges. Without the regularity of the school year, you and your ex have to navigate logistics of your children’s plans regarding vacations, camps, and long blocks of down time. Now that we’re in mid-July, simmering tensions between the two of you may be reaching a boiling point. What can you do to cool off? Read on for tips on how you and your kids can survive – and enjoy – the rest of summer with your high-conflict co-parent.  Read more

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5 Lessons From the Mackenize and Jeff Bezos Divorce

After 25 years of marriage, MacKenzie Bezos filed for divorce from husband Jeff Bezos in January 2019. On July 5, 2019, it was announced the pair’s divorce had been finalized. With over $137 billion in assets at stake, including Amazon stock, vast real estate holdings, numerous other investments — and no prenuptial agreement — it’s hard to believe that divorce for the richest couple in the world only took six months. 

Or is it? 

The Mackenzie and Jeff Bezos divorce, despite its intricacies, offers many lessons on how to have a “quick and quiet” split that anyone going through divorce can use. Read on for some key takeaways.  Read more

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Top 3 Signs You Could Be a Victim of Parental Alienation

victim of parental alienationAre you wondering if you’re the victim of parental alienation? Most co-parents slip up from time to time and bad-mouth their ex to their kids. But that’s different from launching a campaign to destroy one parent’s relationship with their children. Read on to learn the signs of parental alienation. Read more

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5 Mistakes Narcissists Make In Divorce – And How To Use These To Your Advantage

If you’re divorcing a narcissist, you probably feel like no match for their aggressive behavior. But here’s something you need to know: the qualities that make narcissists so intimidating – grandiosity, rule-breaking, bullying – are often the same traits that are the source of the narcissist’s undoing in divorce. Narcissists are prone to making mistakes through their high conflict ways, and you can use these mistakes to your advantage Here’s how…

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Who gets the lottery winnings in the divorce? 

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In Detroit, Michigan, a man who won more than $30 million in a lottery windfall was ordered to split his jackpot with his ex-wife. The reason why? As it turns out, timing is everything when it comes to what happens to lottery winnings in divorce.  Read more

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5 Ways To Spot Narcissist Manipulation in Divorce

If you’re divorcing a narcissist, be prepared for a bumpy ride. Narcissist manipulation in divorce is common, but it’s also easy to spot if you know the signs to watch for. Being able to predict your narcissist spouse’s strategies will help you stay sane during a crazy time — and help keep your divorce from exploding into a high conflict battle.

Here are 5 key ways narcissists manipulate the divorce process. Read more

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Attorney Jessica Ragno Sprague Sworn In As Passaic Bar Association President

Jessica Sprague Passaic County Bar Association President

We are delighted to announce that Jessica Ragno Sprague was recently installed as incoming President of the Passaic County Bar Association. Jessica’s term as Passaic Bar Association President begins on July 1, 2019. Read more

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5 Ways To Safeguard Yourself After Divorcing a Narcissist

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Your divorce from your narcissist is over, and now it’s time for repair and self care.

The narcissist’s abuse – some combination of emotional, physical and financial – caused you to question your reality, have difficulty setting boundaries (for fear of repercussion), and tolerate mistreatment. It’s time to recover your sense of self. If you have to co-parent, you will need to find ways to psychologically disengage from your ex. But even if you didn’t have children together, and are fortunate to never see your former spouse again, you still may struggle with the residual effects of narcissist abuse.

Here are five ways to heal and protect yourself after divorcing a narcissist. Read more

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The 7 Best Tips For Managing Depression and Anxiety During Divorce

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Has divorce stress got you down and out? Here are 7 ways to combat divorce depression and anxiety — so you can feel like yourself again. Read more

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