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How high-conflict separation leads to higher legal fees and delays settlement

Monday, April 30, 2018 @ 9:21 AM | By Cheryl Suann Williams

Separating parties often do not recognize the impact that increased conflict has on their emotional health, the amount of legal fees spent by both parties and the length of time it takes to resolve the case.

The following fact scenarios may not seem uncommon when representing or opposing a high-conflict client (particularly those who also suffer from personality disorders):

The legal case is restricted to what would typically be a minor legal issue with straightforward facts, yet lasts years and even after an order or agreement...