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Smart, practical ways to handle high conflict between lawyers

Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 8:56 AM | By Cheryl Suann Williams

As lawyers, our job frequently involves finding the path forward for parties who cannot agree. While high conflict negatively affects any form of legal dispute, the job of family law lawyers becomes much more difficult when spouses or common law partners cannot agree as their legal issues involve their most sacred concerns (their family, home and financial well-being) and is much more stressful, personal and emotional.

The task of coming to agreement can also be complicated by the way lawyers behave with parties, as well as...