As a divorce lawyer, I have seen my fair share of challenging marriages. One of the most difficult situations to navigate is when one spouse is a liar. Being married to a liar can be incredibly damaging to one’s mental and emotional well-being, and it can be even more challenging when it comes to…

The decision to file for divorce is never an easy one, and it can be especially overwhelming to think about starting the process at the beginning of a new year. However, there are steps you can take to make the process go more smoothly and reduce stress for both you and your spouse. If you’re…

Your ex (or soon to be ex) wife or husband is miserable this holiday season, and they want you to be miserable too! It’s a tale at least as old as the story of Santa Claus. But what can you do? As a divorce attorney, I understand that the holiday season can be a difficult…

One Woman's Experience With a Covert Narcissist

  **Note: This story has been shared with permission and names have been changed to protect identities.** Amanda never would have thought her husband was a narcissist. No way! Amanda thought that narcissists are charming, popular, and arrogant- right? No, not always. In fact, Amanda found herself in a relationship with one of the worst…

  Married to crazy Everybody’s heard the proverb about the frog in the pot of boiling water, but to live it is something else. And to live it within your own marriage- that’s hell on earth. When your marriage has gone really bad, home is no longer home. You spend your days walking on eggshells trying…

Triangulation A Narcissistic Abuse Tactic

Triangulation is a form of manipulation in which one person uses another person to manipulate a third person. When people triangulate, they exploit the dynamics between two or more other people for their own benefit. They may do it to increase their status, feel superior, acquire material gains, or for another selfish purpose. By using sneaky…

PROJECTION A True Narcissist's DEADLY WEAPON

  Our firm specializes in divorce and family law cases that are complicated by narcissism and other personality disorders, and we’ve written an extensive catalog of posts about how to handle the situation if your ex is a narcissist. And today we are talking about how narcissists use projection in their relationships. What is projection?…

Splitting up Rental Properties During a Divorce- Information for Southern California Landlords If you (or your spouse) are a landlord who has assets in the form of rental properties and you are facing a divorce, you are no doubt searching for information on if or how your properties will be divided during a dissolution of…

BEWARE OF THE COVERT Narcissist

Our firm specializes in divorce and family law cases that are complicated by narcissism and other personality disorders, and we’ve written an extensive catalog of posts about how to handle the situation if your ex is a narcissist. But we haven’t written much yet about the different subtypes of narcissism, so in the coming weeks…

Hiring a Lawyer who doesn't understand Narcissists

  You searched on google. You asked around for referrals. You spent hours reading reviews, and finally, you did it. You wrote out a check for a big fat retainer and you hired the divorce & family law lawyer who you thought would be the one to handle your case. Maybe you breathed a sigh…

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